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Kids Korner Daycare will resume operations on Wednesday July 8, 2020.

Kids Korner Daycare Reopening - COVID-19 Policies & Procedures

Given the COVID-19 situation we are amidst, Kid Korner Daycare will operate under specific policies and procedures to ensure and increase the health and safety of children, staff and families. Please note, these guidelines are subject to change as per the direction of the Ministry of Education Child Care, Ministry of Health and local Public Health Units.

As per licensing laws, returning families must read and sign off on the Kids Korner Reopening Policy Declaration Form before their child/ren return to daycare. Please email your form to chris@dovercourtkids.com or bring a hard copy of the declaration with you on July 8th, 2020.

Kids Korner Reopening Policy Declaration Form

Kids Korner Parent/Guardian Handbook

Access Kids Korner Daycare Policies here:

Kids Korner Cleaning & Sanitary Policy

Kids Korner Cohort & Staffing Policy

Kids Korner Drop off & Pick up Policy

Kids Korner Exclusion of ill Child or Staff Policy

Kids Korner Preventing COVID-19 Health & Safety Requirement

Kids Korner Screening Policy

Resources for speaking to children about COVID-19:
1. Early Childhood Education Blog
2. CBC News
3. Medickinson Coronavirus Resources

About Kids Korner Daycare

Licensed Child Care Kids Korner Daycare is operated by not-for-profit agency Dovercourt Boys and Girls Club located at 180 Westmoreland Avenue Toronto, ON M6H 3A2. The Centre is licensed by the Ontario Ministry of Education and has a Purchase of Service Agreement with the City of Toronto Children's Services. Care is offered at 2 sites.

The Centre is staffed with qualified Registered Early Childhood Educators and they are currently trained in child and youth CPR and First Aid. Staff members are knowledgeable about the Childcare and Early Years Act.  Children between the ages of 2.5 to 12 years old receive care and nurturing in an enriched learning environment that is in compliance and meets legislative requirements. 

The programs are offered in two separate sites and are designed for:

• Preschool children (2. 5-5yrs.)
• Before and Aftercare for Full Day Kindergarten (4-5)
• School age children (6-12yrs.)

Program curriculum for such care includes stories, songs, and language development: creative activities in art and drama and gross motor activities: field trips and community exploration; science and nature activities; self-help skills and social and emotional development.

Hours of Operation

Kids Korner Preschool, full time and part time care (180 Westmoreland Ave):

Monday to Friday from 8:30AM to 5:00PM

Please note: Kids Korner St. Anthony Catholic School satellite location (130 Shanly St) has relocated to Dovercourt Boys and Girls Club as of July 8, 2020. September care for St. Anthony Catholic School to be determined. 

Please continue to check this website page for updates regarding September care. More information will be revealed.

**We are open all year-round and are closed on all statutory holidays 

Waitlist

There is a waitlist for enrollment for all three programs (Preschool children, Before and Aftercare for Full Day Kindergarten, and School Age children). The waitlists of applicants are in chronological order of their inquiries. If spots become available, the Daycare Supervisor will contact the parents at the top of the list to pursue filling any new vacancies. There is no fee charged for a child to be placed on the waitlist. 

To enroll your child in these programs, you must contact the centre and book an appointment:

Chris Probst
Daycare Supervisor, RECE
chris@dovercourtkids.com
416-533-3009

2020 Fees

For Pre-school children ages 2.5 to 5 years old: $48.20

Before and After Care Before only After only P/A Days, Breaks, Camps
Kindergarten $30.00 $10.00 $10.00 $35.00
School Age $25.00 $10.00 $20.00 $32.00
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