Early Learning and Child Care continues to monitor and update resources related to COVID-19 and child care in Manitoba.  For operational updates and directives, visit: Manitoba Families COVID-19 Notices and Circulars

Legislative and Regulatory Amendments Related to Child Care

Circular 2020-129: Fact Sheet - Legislative and regulatory amendments related to child care pdf

The Community Child Care Standards Amendment Act - Know the Facts pdf

November 2: Circular 2020-11: Child Care Legislation – The Early Learning and Child Care Act


Casual Early Learning and Child Care Grant

The Casual Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) Grant is one of the initiatives under the Canada-Manitoba ELCC Agreement, announced on February 23, 2018. As part of Manitoba’s Action Plan, grant funding is available to support community organizations working with vulnerable families to ensure children can receive free of charge, stable, on-site, consistent and high quality child care while their families engage in service planning, therapy, counselling or participate in skills development courses.

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


Phone: 204-945-0776 Toll-free: 1-888-213-4754 Fax: 204-948-2625 TTY: 204-945-3724

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