Below you will find answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about St. Hilary’s Daycare Centre.

Can I visit my child at any time?

Yes we do have an open door policy. Your child’s age is an important factor in day time visits. The younger the child the more upset they will be when you leave.

Is there a charge to be put on the waiting list?

No there isn’t. We do ask that you keep your name current by staying in touch with us via email or telephone.

Can I bring in food from home for my child?

St. Hilary’s DCC is a peanut/ tree nut free environment. We are able to accommodate most allergies and will provide an appropriate substitution for children with a medical reasons. In order to maintain a safe place for all of our children we can only allow Infant families to bring in food for their child.

What notice to I need to give before leaving the centre?

St. Hilary’s requests 4 weeks notice. A two week retainer is payable on acceptance of a spot, and is refunded to you on receipt of written notice.

What does licensed daycare mean?

St. Hilary’s is licensed by the Ministry of Education. Every year we go through a unannounced inspection from the Ministry who come in and spend the day ensuring we are in compliance with the Day Nurseries Act. We also have quarterly inspections from the Health Department, as well as yearly fire safety inspections. The Region of Peel also comes in and scores us on the Operating Criteria to ensure our centre is offering high quality programs and standards.

What is the difference between licensed and unlicensed Day Care?

St. Hilary’s is licensed by the Ministry of Education. Every year we go through a unannounced inspection from the Ministry who come in and spend the day ensuring we are in compliance with the Day Nurseries Act. We also have quarterly inspections from the Health Department, as well as yearly fire safety inspections. The Region of Peel also comes in and scores us on the Operating Criteria to ensure our centre is offering high quality programs and standards.