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The Halton Child Care Directory and Information Line (CCDIL) provides parents with free, personalized assistance in choosing child care.  
Visit or call us at 905-875-0235 if you wish to speak to our qualified consultants about how to choose quality child care that meets the needs of your family and receive a customized list of child care options in Halton.

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-849-6366
Fax 905-849-6377
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Primary Contact Sonja Paulsen, Licensing Supervisor
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Agency Information

Funding United Way - Oakville

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Government licensed child care centre for children 18 months-5 years

  • integrated for children with special needs  
  • Occasional Care available
  • spaces are available in some of our current Emergent Learning programs - contact the main location to inquiry about current availability
  • For more information please contact us at 905-849-6366 or 

For all program information, please visit website  
Discovery Station Emergent Learning Program:  

  • half-day licensed program running from Sep-Jun 
  • Toddler program for children aged 18-30 months, for 2, 3 or 5 mornings per week, 9 am-11:30 am
  • Preschool program for children aged 2.5-5 years, for 2, 3 or 5 mornings per week, 9 am-12 noon
  • Extended day preschool program for children 2.5 - 5 years, 3 mornings per week, 9 am-1 pm, lunch provided
  • Activities that will enhance your child's natural curiosity and love of knowledge  
  • Philosophy is that a child learns through play and teachers will follow the child's interests and development when implementing curriculum  
  • Focus on developing social skills and school readiness  

After-School Program (Licensed)

  • for children 3.8 to 11 years
  • available at Oakwood Public School

Summertime Emergent Learning:

  • licensed programs for children 18 months - 5 years, offered in Jul and Aug   

Cool Kids Camp

  • licensed weekly camp program for children 3.5 - 5 years, 9 am-12 noon
  • sign up for one week or all 7
  • 5 morning program offering weekly topics that will spark curiosity and imagination
  • summer schedule available in April   

Ready Set School

  • a kindergarten readiness program, for children eligible for school in September
  • afternoons in July and August 

Office hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm

  • Discovery Station: Sep-Jun
  • After School Program (Oakwood) Sept-June  
  • Summertime Nursery School: Jul-Aug
  • Cool Kids Camp: weekly camp Jul-Aug
  • Ready Set School: Jul-Aug
Areas Served Oakville
Eligibility Ages: 1.5 year(s) - 5 year(s)
  • registration for Fall begins in February 
  • registration for Summer begins in April
Languages English
Fees Program ; Fee assistance may be available from Halton Region. * Fee assistance available ; assistance is provided by Halton Region.

Site Information

Site Location North on Fourth Line, 1 light north of the QEW
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
461 North Service Rd W, Unit 17
Oakville, ON L6M 2V5
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Intersection Fourth Line and North Service Rd W
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Child / Family Services
HCSD Sub Heading Camps ; Child Care
Service Categories Child Care Centres ; Day Camps ; School Readiness Programs

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