Services and information
Become an approved family day home
Learn about becoming an approved family day home and how standards are set and maintained.
Child care staff certification
Certification for staff working with children in licensed day care, out-of-school and pre-school programs.
Child care subsidy
Financial assistance to eligible lower-income families for child care.
Child Development Professional Awards of Excellence
Awards to celebrate child development professionals in Alberta.
Early Learning and Child Care Centres
This Alberta-wide pilot program provides child care for children aged 0 to kindergarten with maximum fees of $25 per day.
Find child care in Alberta
Locate a child care facility or family day home agency in Alberta.
Minister's Awards of Excellence in Child Development
Recognizing child development professionals to honour their outstanding commitment to excellence in quality care for children.
Online claims system for child care programs
Submission of monthly claims online for all subsidy and accreditation related funding for child care programs.
Starting a child care program
A licence is required under the Child Care Licensing Act to operate a child care program that provides care for 7 or more children.