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For Parents & Caregivers

For Parents & Caregivers

Resources and information for parents and caregivers.

PELASS strives to provide parents and caregivers with all the information they need relating to early learning and child care supports and services available to them within both Prince Edward and Lennox & Addington.

Benefits of Quality Early Learning Programs

Children who participate in high-quality learning environments experience increased verbal communication, reading, math, and science skills, as well as a host of other benefits.


Introduction/Overview | EarlyON Child and Family Centres offer free, high-quality programs for families and children from birth to 6 years old. Programs allow parents and caregivers to learn from early childhood professionals, play with your child and connect with other families with young children.

Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care (CWELCC)

The Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care program (CWELCC) offers families access to more affordable, high-quality, and inclusive early learning and child care across Prince Edward County and Lennox & Addington County.

Child Care Fee Subsidy

Child care fee subsidy is a program that is intended to help families with the cost of their child care expenses.

Special Needs Resources

Prince Edward Lennox and Addington Social Services (PELASS) is committed to providing an inclusive child care system that promotes positive and healthy environments for all children.

Temporary Care Assistance

Are you currently looking after a child that is not yours? You may be eligible for financial help.


Have more questions? Here are some frequently asked questions and resources relating to child care in Prince Edward County and Lennox & Addington County.