Temporary licensed child care services remain in effect to support the COVID-19 pandemic response. All Manitobans returning to work are now eligible to access this system to find a location that meets their needs.

Please visit the Temporary Licensed Child Care Search to find and contact licensed child care providers with vacant spaces. These child care arrangements are temporary.

Use the Online Child Care Registry on this page only if you are seeking longer-term, permanent care.

For additional operational updates and directives, visit: Manitoba Families COVID-19 Notices and Circulars

For Families

Welcome to the Early Learning and Child Care Program.

Choose from the options on the left menu to learn more about the information provided below.

A Guide to Child Care in Manitoba

Read this guide to learn about Manitoba’s early learning and child care system.

Online Child Care Registry

Looking for licensed early learning and child care in Manitoba? Register your child(ren) on the Online Child Care Registry.

Child Care Subsidy

Learn more about child care subsidies for eligible families with children attending licensed facilities in Manitoba.

Child Care Fees

Find out more about the regulated maximum daily fees for Manitoba families with children attending licensed facilities.

Information for Families

Read about the Child Care Inclusion Support Program, unlicensed private home child care, licensing orders and view notifications of sex offenders. Access the Licensed Child Care Search tool.

Frequently Asked Questions

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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