Childcare Services

NOTE:This is not an exhaustive list,
just a sample of some of the better known service providers in the Hamilton area,
generally within the vicinity of McMaster University.

Little Gems Children Centre - Ancaster
- accepts children newborn to 9 years of age
Dundas Valley Montessori School (Dundas)
- an accredited Montessori program
- subsidized child care available
Today’s Family (Dundas) - organizes in-home daycare services
- accepts children newborn - 12 years of age
Pathways Child Care Centre (Ancaster)
- accredited and licensed with the Ministry of Community and Social Services
Little People’s Day Care Centre (Hamilton Mtn)
- accepts children 18 mos - 5 years of age
McMaster Students Union Day Care Centre -2 blocks from McMaster University
- accepts children 18 mos. - 5 years of age
McMaster Children’s Centre
-On Campus
Wee Watch - organized, private in-home day-care
- accepts children 6 weeks and older
Child Care Information Line - Hamilton
- a community information service - free confidential child care information and referral service
YMCA Child Care Centres
-Dundas (905)628-8144
-Waterdown (905)690-3555
-Mountain (905)574-1174