City Offers Opportunities for Parents During School Job Actions
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City Offers Opportunities for Parents During School Job Actions

The City of Windsor’s recreation department is offering extra opportunities for parents needing child care during school work stoppages.

Registrations are now being accepted for day camp programs on Thursday, March 5, 2020. The locations, information and barcodes are as follows:

Facility Name

Address

Contact

Date

Barcode

Capri Pizzeria Recreation Complex

2555 Pulford Street

519-966-6065

March 5, 2020

18067

Optimist Community Centre

1075 Ypres Avenue

519-253-5592

March 5, 2020

18068

Children can be dropped off as early as 7:30 a.m. and picked up as late as 5:30 p.m. Parents wishing to secure a spot for their child can register at any time at any of our community centres. In the event that schools are open, a full refund will be issued.

EarlyON Child and Family Centres Information:

The City of Windsor wants to ensure that families impacted by work stoppages and school closures know what to expect when it comes to EarlyON Child and Family Centres located within schools.

During school closures in the Windsor Essex Catholic District School Board (WECDSB), the following EarlyON Child and Family Centres located within the following schools would be closed:

  • Holy Name Catholic Elementary School (Essex)
  • H.J. Lassaline Catholic Elementary School (Windsor)
  • Our Lady of Perpetual Help (OLPH) Catholic Elementary School (Windsor)
  • Sacred Heart Catholic Elementary School (LaSalle)
  • St. Pius Catholic Elementary School (Tecumseh)

During local school closures in the Greater Essex County District School Board system (GECDSB), the EarlyON Child and Family Centres located within the following schools would be closed:

  • Amherstburg Public School
  • General Brock Public School (Windsor)
  • Dougall Public School (Windsor)
  • Harrow Public School
  • Lakeshore Discovery Public School (Belle River)
  • Margaret D. Bennie Public School (Leamington)
  • Princess Elizabeth Public School (Windsor)
  • Talbot Trail Public School (Windsor)
  • Begley Public School (Windsor)
  • Westgate Public School (Windsor)
  • Roseville Public School (Windsor)
  • Queen Elizabeth Public School (Leamington)
  • John Campbell Public School (Windsor)

During local school closures, the EarlyON Child and Family Centres located in the French School Board, CSC Providence would be closed as well.

For information on EarlyON Child and Family Centres that will be open throughout Windsor-Essex, please contact 519-255-5344.

Child Care:

Per the school boards, child care centres are able to remain open during closures, however it is recommended to contact your childcare provider. If you would like information on child care and/or Child Care Subsidy (including approved day camp programs) throughout Windsor-Essex, please contact the Children’s Services intake line at 519-255-5312.

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