The District of Parry Sound’s Social Services Administration Board released more details on emergency child care for school-aged children.

This comes in response to several inquiries since the provincial announcement Wednesday. 

Beginning Monday, Emergency Child Care will be available for children between the ages of 4 to 12 years who are currently enrolled in a publicly funded school. 

The following locations will cater to their respective areas, keeping in mind that spaces are limited at this time.

  • YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka – Parry Sound Public School
    • Contact Valene 705-746-0511 ext. 2
  • Fairview (PSDSSAB) – St. Gregory Catholic School (Powassan)
    • Contact Jane 705-724-5462
  • YMCA of Northeastern Ontario – St. Theresa Catholic School (Callander)
    • Contact Kayla 705-752-3277
  • Home Child Care Program (PSDSSAB) – District-Wide
    • Contact Cindy 746-9522 ext. 4361

To qualify for Emergency School-Aged child care, parents must meet certain eligibility criteria. 

Find out more by contacting the subsidy office at (705) 746-7777 ext. 5277.

Please note, all district-wide Licensed Child Care programs, including Home Child Care, will remain open.

Before/after school programs will remain closed until further notice.