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General

Act and Regulations

 


Manitoba Early Learning and Child Care Commission

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A summary of Schedule D (Maximum Daily Fees) of the Child Care Regulation (M.R. 62/86), as of July 1, 2013.
 

 

For Families

 
Early Learning and Child Care Services in Manitoba Early Learning and Child Care Services in Manitoba
An overview of Manitoba's licensed child care system.
A Parents Guide to Quality Child Care Unlicensed Private Home Child Care: Fact Sheet for Parents
Early Learning and Child Care Services in Manitoba

Kids in Motion
Kids in motion is a new educational resource developed to give Manitoba parents and caregivers tips and ideas about how to encourage babies, toddlers and preschoolers to get active.


Guidelines for Early Childhood Transition to School for Children with Special Needs 

Protocol for Early Childhood Transition to School for Children with Additional Support Needs

A protocol outlining the process for families, providers, school divisions and school staff involved in the joint planning for children with additional support needs transitioning into school.

 

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For Centres and Home Providers

 
Best Practices Licensing Manual for Early Learning and Child Care Centres Best Practices Licensing Manual for Early Learning and Child Care Centres
A manual for child care centres detailing standards, guidelines, best practices, procedures and ongoing responsibilities.
Best Practices Licensing Manual for Early Learning and Child Care Centres Best Practices Licensing Manual for Family and Group Child Care Homes
A manual for family and group child care homes detailing standards, guidelines, best practices, procedures and ongoing responsibilities.
The Roles, Responsibilities and Functions of a Board - A Board Development Guide The Roles, Responsibilities and Functions of a Board - A Board Development Guide
This guide was prepared by the Department of Family Services and Housing for the boards and staff of provincially funded social service agencies. The guide is not intended to be a detailed procedures manual, but to provide awareness of the basic responsibilities and functions expected of a governing board and its members.
Understanding Custody Arrangements and Court Orders Issued by the Criminal or Family Law Courts 
Understanding Custody Arrangements and Court Orders Issued by the Criminal or Family Law Courts
A guide to assist child care facilities to understand the terminology and legalities associated with family breakdown.
Guidelines for Early Childhood Transition to School for Children with Special Needs 
A protocol outlining the process for families, providers, school divisions and school staff involved in the joint planning for children with additional support needs transitioning into school.
Pension Plan Registered Pension Plans and Retirement Supports for Manitoba's Early Learning and Child Care Workforce
On December 1, 2010, the Manitoba government began providing funding for registered pension plans and retirement supports for child care workers.
Materials/Equipment List for School Age Child Care Centres

Early Returns: Manitoba's Early Learning and Child Care Curriculum Framework for Preschool Centres and Nursery Schools
The Early Returns curriculum framework supports staff at preschool centres and nursery schools to develop, describe and enhance their curriculum.

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Early Returns: Manitoba's Early Learning and Child Care Curriculum Framework for Infant Programs
The Early Returns curriculum framework supports staff at centres with infant programs to develop, describe and enhance their curriculum for infants.

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Bed Bug Guide for Licensed Child Care Facilities
A guide for child care facilities providing general information about bed bugs, policies and procedures, and information on treatment and prevention.

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Offering Casual Child Care Services in Manitoba
Casual child care, also known as ‘drop-off child care', is a service offered by a child care centre or home provider that enables parents to use child care outside the typical reasons for service on a casual basis.

A Guide to Safety Charter Requirements for Child Care Centres Developing Enhanced Safety Plans and Codes of Conduct:
A Guide to Safety Charter Requirements for Child Care Centres

This resource guide will help centre directors, staff and board members to understand and meet the requirements for developing enhanced safety plans and codes of conduct under the Child Care Safety Charter.
A Guide to Safety Charter Requirements for Family and Group Child Care Homes Developing Enhanced Safety Plans and Codes of Conduct:
A Guide to Safety Charter Requirements for Family and Group Child Care Homes

This resource guide will help child care providers to understand and meet the requirements for developing enhanced safety plans under the Child Care Safety Charter.
Handle with Care: Strategies for Promoting the Mental Health of Young Children in Community-Based Child Care
Handle with Care: Strategies for Promoting the Mental Health of Young Children in Community-Based Child Care
A resource booklet for childcare providers describing principles and strategies to promote the development of age-appropriate and culturally relevant life skills to benefit children's social and emotional development. This booklet was prepared by the Canadian Mental Health Association and the Hincks-Dellcrest Centre.
Infection Control Guidelines for Early Learning and Child Care 
Infection Control Guidelines for Early Learning and Child Care
Detailed instructions on preventing the spread of disease through good health practices.
Healthy Practices Poster Series

Healthy Practices Poster Series
A series of engaging, step-by-step posters developed for the child care community to promote healthy practices such as proper hand washing, cleaning and sanitizing, and diapering.

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This guide helps child care centres and family child care homes develop an inclusion policy. Inclusion means children of all abilities have equal access to and participate meaningfully in child care programs.
Writing an Inclusion Policy Writing an Inclusion Policy: A Guide for Child Care Centres and Homes

This guide helps child care centres and family child care homes develop an inclusion policy. Inclusion means children of all abilities have equal access to and participate meaningfully in child care programs.

Materials/Equipment List: for Infant and Toddler Child Care Centres

Materials/Equipment List for Infant and Toddler Child Care Centres

The learning environment should offer a number of choices of appropriate toys, objects and activities for infants and toddlers to develop socially/emotionally, cognitively and physically. This is a detailed list of materials and equipment for infants and toddlers.

Materials/Equipment List for Preschool Child Care Centres

Materials/Equipment List for Preschool Child Care Centres

The learning environment should provide a rich assortment of materials and equipment for children to develop socially/emotionally, cognitively and physically.  This is a detailed list of materials and equipment for preschool children.

Materials/Equipment List for School Age Child Care Centres

Materials/Equipment List for School Age Child Care Centres

This resource can be used by school age child care centres to enhance their materials and equipment to provide inviting and stimulating environments for children.
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Materials/Equipment List for Family and Group Child Care Homes

This resource can be used by Family and Group Child Care Homes to enhance their materials and equipment to provide inviting and stimulating environments for children.
Child Protection and Child Abuse Manual - A Protocol for Early Childhood Educators 
Fact Sheet: Introducing Reporting of Child Protection and Child Abuse
Child Protection and Child Abuse Manual - A Protocol for Early Childhood Educators 
Reporting of Child Protection and Child Abuse: Handbook and Protocols for Manitoba Service Providers
This handbook was developed to help service providers and all people working with children to recognize and report suspected child abuse.
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Caring for Children with Anaphylaxis in Community Program Settings
Caring for Children with Anaphylaxis in a Child Care Program 
Unified Referral and Intake System (URIS) for Licensed Early Learning and Child Care Facilities
 
  

 

Nutrition Handbook for Early Learning and Child Care



 

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For Students and the Workforce

 
Pension Plan Registered Pension Plans and Retirement Supports for Manitoba's Early Learning and Child Care Workforce
On December 1, 2010, the Manitoba government began providing funding for registered pension plans and retirement supports for child care workers.
best practices for guiding childnre's behaviour thumbnail Best Practices for Guiding Children's Behaviour - Guide
A guide for the early learning and child care workforce that provides effective ways to guide behaviours and enhance the social and emotional well-being of children.
Early Returns: Manitoba’s Early Learning and Child Care Curriculum Framework for Preschool Centres and Nursery Schools Best Practices for Guiding Children's Behaviour - Poster
A poster outlining a strategy for solving conflicts among children.
Information About Classification Information About Classification
Outlines the education requirements and steps to classification for Child Care Assistants and Early Childhood Educators.
Forty Hour Course Options for Child Care Assistants and Family Child Care Providers Forty Hour Course Options for Child Care Assistants and Family Child Care Providers
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CBA/PLA   Program and Policies Info Sheet PDF

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ECE: IEQ Program and Policies Info Sheet PDF

 

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Early Learning and Child Care Program 210-114 Garry Street, Winnipeg MB R3C 4V4

Email: cdcinfo@gov.mb.ca Phone: 204-945-0776 Toll-free: 1-888-213-4754 Fax: 204-948-2625

Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m

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