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Finding Child Care

Finding Care in a Licensed Early Learning and Child Care Centre

Visit the Directory of Licensed Child Care Facilities to search for licensed child care facilities in your community.

Finding Family Home Child Care

Family Home Child Care (FHCC) Agencies can help families find care in a regulated, home-like environment. FHCC Agencies support individual child care providers who operate early learning and care programs from their own homes.

To learn more about the family home child care options available in your community, contact your nearest FHCC Agency.

CountyName of Licensed FHCC AgencyContact Information
Inverness, Victoria, Cape Breton, RichmondCape Breton Family Place Family Home Child Care   
Pictou, Antigonish, Guysborough, East HRMFamily Home Child Care    
Colchester, CumberlandJane Norman College Family Home Child Care    
Halifax Regional MunicipalityChebucto Family Centre Home Child Care    
Annapolis, LunenburgFamily Matters Family Home Child Care    
Kings, West HantsKings County Family Resource Centre Home Child Care    
Halifax Regional MunicipalitySackville Family Day    
Halifax Regional MunicipalityYWCA Family Home Child Care    
902 423-6162
Halifax Regional MunicipalityFox Hollow Family Home Child Care    
Halifax Regional MunicipalityGiant Steps Family Home Child Care    
Shelburne, Digby, YarmouthLil Jems Family Home Child Care    
Shelburne, Digby, YarmouthHome Away From Home Family Home Child Care    
East HantsEast Hants Family Home Child Care 
DigbyLa Garderie Familiale de    

Before and After School Care

The Nova Scotia Before and After Program is available to families of children ages 4 to 12, who are enrolled in the Nova Scotia Pre-primary Program or the public education system. The program is delivered on-site at school, so children have a seamless day.