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 

  • Children’s Services is working with local not-for-profit child care service providers, Ottawa Public Health (OPH) and the school boards to determine how emergency child care can be implemented in Ottawa.
  • Eligible parents are encouraged to contact their existing service provider / school if emergency child care is required and they meet the provincial list of eligible workers 
  • will continue to be updated with information for families, including a list of Emergency Child Care providers as they are approved.


Sign up and create a free OneHSN Account

Log in and complete your Family child care profile

Apply for Child Care Programs, Subsidy, and More!

Finding Quality Programs

Apply for licensed full fee child care (referred to as the Registry)

Apply for child care subsidy (referred to as the Waitlist)

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