City of Ottawa Child Care Registry and Waitlist
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Welcome to the City of Ottawa Child Care Registry and Waitlist

Your online application for licensed child care.

Apply for full fee, subsidy or both by completing just one application! 


Information Regarding Emergency Child Care 
  • On June 2, Children’s Services have been advised by the Ministry of Education that emergency child care services will end on the final day of elementary school, June 25, 2021.
  • The province has also announced that licensed child care centres and extended day programs may resume serving school-aged children for full days in the summer months in accordance with the ministry’s health and safety guidance.

  • Families who are looking for child care options should visit for more information and must apply for licensed child care on this site. Parents will need to login to their account, or create one, and apply children to the program(s) that meet(s) their needs.


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Apply for Child Care Programs, Subsidy, and More!

Quality Programs

Licensed full fee child care (Registry)

Child care subsidy (Waitlist)