Emergency child care services will be offered to eligible front-line workers in York Region so they can continue to provide services to the community during the COVID-19 outbreak. Child care service will be available for children from birth to age 12 at no cost. The Province has recently expanded the list of eligible front-line workers who qualify for these childcare services to include those working in grocery stores, pharmacies, retirement homes, truck drivers and others.

Eligible workers can apply online and find out more at york.ca/covid19.

A York Region Children's Services Representative will follow up with each applicant to confirm eligibility, child care needs, and next steps.

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