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Best Start & Child Care Information

 

Best StartGiving 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.

 

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Information on this page:

 

Child Care Services Available in Sarnia Area

Child Care Services Available in Chatham-Kent Area

Local Best Start and Child Care Websites

Locations of Best Start Hubs

Other Community Services Available at Best Start Hubs

Subsidy Information

 

LKDSB Child Care Available - Sarnia Area

 

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

 

LKDSB Child Care Available - Chatham Area

 

School Name Child Care Provider Pre-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   519 627-1605  
Dresden Area Public School   Lambton Rural Child Care   checkmark checkmark checkmark 519-847-5165
Gregory Drive Public School   Kidís Stuff Family Learning Centre   checkmark checkmark checkmark 519-351-0550
Harwich Raleigh Public School   Growing Together Family Resource Centre     checkmark checkmark 519-676-1200  
H.W. Burgess Public School The Family Centre   checkmark   519-627-7771
Indian Creek Public School   YMCA Child Care     checkmark   519-351-1931  
King George VI Public School (Chatham) YMCA Child Care   checkmark   519-480-0446  
John N Given Public School YMCA Child Care   checkmark   519-351-1931  
McNaughton Area Public School   YMCA Child Care   checkmark   519-480-0446  
Merlin Area Public School   Tilbury Tots Early Learning Centre     checkmark   519-689-7027  
Naahii Ridge Public School   Ridge K.I.D.S.   checkmark checkmark checkmark 519-674-3271  
Queen Elizabeth II Public School Kidís Stuff Family Learning Centre   checkmark   519-351-4464
Thamesville Area Central School  Thamesville and Area Early Learning Centre   checkmark checkmark checkmark 519-682-2095  
Tilbury Area Public School   Tilbury Tots Early Learning Centre   checkmark checkmark checkmark 519-682-0804
Victor Lauriston Public School  Kidís Stuff Family Learning Centre     checkmark   519-351-0550  
Tecumseh Public School Growing Together Family Resource Centre     checkmark checkmark 519-352-6554  
Winston Churchill Public School Kidís Stuff Family Learning Centre checkmark checkmark checkmark 519-351-4464  
W.J. Baird Public School Growing Together Family Resource Centre checkmark checkmark checkmark 519-676-1200  
Wheatley area Public School Tilbury Tots Early Learning Centre checkmark checkmark checkmark 519-248-0351
Zone Public School   Thamesville and Area Early Learning Centre checkmark checkmark   519-682-2095

 

Local Best Start and Childcare Websites

 

Best Start Website for Chatham-Kent

 

Chatham-Kent Child Care Waitlist

 

County of Lambton Child Care Waitlist

 

For complete information call:

Sarnia/Lambton: 1-888-542-6101

Chatham-Kent: 1-866-720-7975

 

Best Start HUBS


Location & Contacts Services 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


Other Community Services conveniently available at Best Start Hubs Locations:

 


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.