Six child care centres available free of charge for front line workers in the UCPR

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PRESCOTT & RUSSELL – The United Counties of Prescott and Russell (UCPR) would like to inform the population that six child care centres are now available in the region, free of charge, to expand its support for health care staff and other front-line workers. 

Ontario expanded the list of essential workers who can benefit from free child care services during the COVID-19 pandemic on April 29. 

This list now includes staff in retirement homes, grocery stores and pharmacies, the food supply chain, and certain federal employees, including the Canadian military. A complete list of eligible workers can be consulted at https://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/200051.

The six centres are located in various locations to better serve the UCPR population. Interested and eligible parents are invited to communicate directly with one of the following centres: 

  •         Centre éducatif Les petits trésors – Limoges, 525-A Limoges Road, Limoges ON K0A 2M0, 613-807-1566
  •         Centre éducatif Les petits trésors – Pleasant Corners, 4099 Highway 34, Vankleek Hill ON K0B 1R0, 613-807-1566
  •         Centre éducatif Les petits trésors – Wendover, 3250 Principale Street, Wendover ON K0A 3K0, 613-807-1566
  •         Centre éducatif Les petits trésors – Plantagenet, 260 Main Street, Plantagenet ON K0B 1L0, 613-807-1566
  •         Bhakta Prahlab Montessori Daycare, 1122 Concession Street, Russell ON K4R 1C9, 613-668-6320 or racc.info@gmail.com
  •         Ste-Trinité Municipal Daycare, 879 Saint-Joseph Boulevard, Rockland ON K4K 1C2, 613-809-2895 or clamoureux@clarence-rockland.com
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