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Emergency daycare services

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Publication Date: 
31 Mar 2020


Emergency daycare services

Emergency school daycare services are reserved exclusively for children of parents who are entitled to emergency childcare services by governmental decree. Consult the list of workers who are entitled to emergency childcare services

These services are also available to personnel providing emergency daycare services.

Emergency daycare services will be offered free of charge, Monday through Friday, until May 1, inclusively.


To register your children for emergency daycare services, you must follow one of the procedures below, depending on what type of institution they attend. Please make sure you absolutely need emergency daycare services before making a request.

Daycare centres
Children who do not attend a recognized daycare centre may obtain a place in one for the duration of the public health emergency. You may consult the childcare establishment locator This hyperlink will open in a new window. to find the contact information for the services available in your community.

Children who already attend a daycare centre may continue to do so according to their regular schedule under the usual conditions.

To register your child, fill out the form  (in French only).

For more information about daycare services, visit the website of the Ministère de la Famille This hyperlink will open in a new window.


If your child attends either kindergarten or elementary school (ages 4 to 13), emergency daycare services will be available in some schools. 

Additional information and registration for emergency school daycare services.

Consult the list or the map of institutions that will remain open  to help you choose a facility offering emergency daycare services.


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Entered Date: 
1 Apr 2020
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