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Giving children the BEST possible START in life and greater opportunities for success at school. The LKDSB in partnership with Chatham-Kent and Sarnia/Lambton supports families by bringing childcare, family services and schools together as easy access for parents, grandparents, caregivers and parents-to-be.

Sarnia-Lambton Area:

School NameChild Care ProviderPre-School Program (ages 0-4)Before and After School Programs (ages 4-12)Summer Programs
/Breaks and P.D. Day Programs
Phone Number
Aberarder CentralLambton Rural Child Care checkmark.png
 519-882-3480 Ext. 25 
Bridgeview Public School Point Edward Early Learning Centre checkmark.png
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519-337-4468
Bosanquet Central SchoolSarnia / Lambton N/A (at this time)  
Brigden Public SchoolYMCA Child Care  checkmark.png
 519-862-5071 Ext. 226
Bright’s Grove Public School YMCA Child Care  checkmark.png
 519-336-5920 Ext. 226  
Brooke’s Central Public SchoolLambton Rural Child Care
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519-882-3480 Ext. 25  
Cathcart Public School YMCA Child Care  checkmark.png
 519-542-8846 Ext. 22  
Colonel Cameron Public School  YMCA Child Care checkmark.png
 519-862-5071 Ext. 226  
Confederation Central SchoolSarnia / Lambton N/A (at this time)   
Dawn-Euphemia Public SchoolSarnia / Lambton N/A (at this time)  
East Lambton Public School Lambton Rural Child Carecheckmark.png
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 519-882-3480 Ext. 25  
Errol Road Public School  YMCA Child Care checkmark.png
 519-336-5950 Ext.226  
Errol Village Public School  Lambton Rural Child Care checkmark.png
 519-882-3480 Ext. 25  
Grand Bend public School  North Lambton Child Care Centrecheckmark.png
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519-238-1066  
Hanna Memorial Public School  Little Friends child Care   checkmark.png
 519-339-0945  
High Park Public School  YMCA Child Care checkmark.png
 519-336-5950 Ext. 226  
Ecolé Hillcrest  Generations Child Care   checkmark.png
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519-882-3012  
King George VI Public School(Sarnia)London Bridge checkmark.png
 519-328-7256
Kinnwood Central Public School  North Lambton Child Care Centrecheckmark.png
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519-786-6161 Ext.233  
Lakeroad Public SchoolYMCA Child Care checkmark.png
 519-336-5950 Ext.226  
Lambton Centennial  Generations Child Carecheckmark.png
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519-882-3012 Ext. 21  
Lansdowne Public School  YMCA Child Care checkmark.png
 519-336-5950 Ext.226  
London Road Public SchoolSarnia / Lambton N/A (at this time)  
Mooretown Courtright Public SchoolSarnia / Lambton N/A (at this time)  
P.E. McGibbon Public School  YMCA Child Care checkmark.png
 519-542-8846 Ext. 22  
Queen Elizabeth II Public School (Sarnia)London Bridge checkmark.png
 519-328-7256  
Queen Elizabeth II Public School (Petrolia)Generations Child Care checkmark.png
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519-882-3012 Ext. 21  
Riverview Central Public SchoolSombra Township Child day Care Centrecheckmark.png
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519-892-3031  
Rosedale Public SchoolYMCA Child Care checkmark.png
 519-336-5950 Ext.226  
Sir John Moore Public SchoolYMCA Child Care checkmark.png
 519-862-5071  
South Plympton Public SchoolGenerations Day Care  checkmark.png
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 519-882-3012 Ext. 21  


Chatham-Kent Area


School NameChild Care ProviderPre-School Program (ages 0-4)Before and After School Programs (ages 4-12)Summer Programs
/Breaks and P.D. Day Programs
Phone Number
A.A. Wright Public School  The Family Centre  checkmark.png 519 627-1605  
Dresden Area Public School  Lambton Rural Child Care  checkmark.pngcheckmark.pngcheckmark.png519-847-5165
Gregory Drive Public School  Kid’s Stuff Family Learning Centre  checkmark.pngcheckmark.pngcheckmark.png519-351-0550
Harwich Raleigh Public School  Growing Together Family Resource Centre   checkmark.pngcheckmark.png519-676-1200  

H.W. Burgess Public School

The Family Centre

 

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519-627-7771

Indian Creek Public School  

YMCA Child Care  

 

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519-351-1931  

King George VI Public School (Chatham)

YMCA Child Care

 

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519-480-0446  

John N Given Public School

YMCA Child Care

 

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519-351-1931  

McNaughton Area Public School  

YMCA Child Care

 

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519-480-0446  

Merlin Area Public School  

Tilbury Tots Early Learning Centre  

 

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519-689-7027  

Naahii Ridge Public School  

Ridge K.I.D.S. 

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519-674-3271  

Queen Elizabeth II Public School

Kid’s Stuff Family Learning Centre

 

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519-351-4464

Thamesville Area Central School 

Thamesville and Area Early Learning Centre  

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519-682-2095  

Tilbury Area Public School  

Tilbury Tots Early Learning Centre  

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519-682-0804

Victor Lauriston Public School 

Kid’s Stuff Family Learning Centre  

 

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519-351-0550  

Tecumseh Public School

Growing Together Family Resource Centre  

 

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519-352-6554  

Winston Churchill Public School

Kid’s Stuff Family Learning Centre

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519-351-4464  

W.J. Baird Public School

Growing Together Family Resource Centre

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519-676-1200  

Wheatley area Public School

Tilbury Tots Early Learning Centre

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519-248-0351

Zone Public School  

Thamesville and Area Early Learning Centre

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519-682-2095


Local Best Start and Childcare Websites


For complete information call:

Sarnia/Lambton: 1-888-542-6101

Chatham-Kent: 1-866-720-7975


Best Start HUBS


Location & ContactsServices Available
Brooke Central Public School
Alvinston
Phone: 519-847-5218
Lambton Rural Child Care
Phone: 519-882-3480
Monica Wallis
Kinnwood Central Public School
Forest
Phone: 519-786-5351 
North Lambton Child Care Centre
Phone: 519-786-6161
Amanda Benton
Naahii Ridge Public School 
Phone: 519-64-3173 
Ridge K.I.D.S. Day Care 
Phone: 519-674-2800 
Sue Jennings  
Riverview Central Public School (mini-hub): 
Port Lambton
Phone: 519-892-3981
Sombra Township Child Care
Phone: 519-892-3151; 3031
Carol Flanagan
Nicole DeRoeven
Wheatley Area Public School 
Phone: 519-825-4621
Tilbury Tots Early Learning Centre
Phone: 519-682-0804 
Jody Barnier  
Winston Churchill Public School
Chatham
Phone: 519-352-8680 
Kids' Stuff - The Family Learning Centre
Phone: 519-351-4464
Janet Loveday
W.J. Baird Public School
Blenheim
Phone: 519-676-5407 
Growing Together Family Resource Centre
Phone: 519-676-1757
Debbi Sluys
 

Other Community Services available at Best Start Hubs

Subsidy Information

 
Child Care Subsidy: Call to see if you qualify for reduced childcare rates

Chatham-Kent: 519-351-1228 ext. 2131, 2132 or 2134

Sarnia/Lambton: 519-344-2057

Check online whether you qualify for subsidies with the Childcare Subsidy Calculator.