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The links below point to useful resources for parents and child care providers. The links do not constitute an endorsement of these organizations or their programs. is not responsible for the content of the individual organization.

The mission of the Block Parent® Program is to provide immediate assistance through a safety network and offer supportive community education programs.

Safe Kids Canada is a great resource for parents to learn how to keep their children safe. It covers such topics as child passenger safety, injuries from power windows, drowning prevention, home safety, scalds and burns, and many other topics

KidsHealth is the largest and most-visited site on the Web providing doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence.

The UCCB is designed to help Canadian families, as they try to balance work and family life, by supporting their child care choices through direct financial support. provides answers to many health related questions by the Hospital For Sick Children. It covers conditions and diseases, health and wellness, developmental stages, learning and education and much more.

Learn how to start a daycare business in Canada. This guide examines possible steps to take and issues to consider when starting a childcare centre in Canada.

Find child care benefits programs offered by Canadian government throughout Canada. Select your province for province-specific child care programs.

Canada's Universal Child Care Plan provides families with resources to help balance work and family as they see fit — regardless of where they live, whatever their circumstances or preferences

This guide is prepared by the Canada Revenue Agency and it provides useful information for home daycare providers such as reporting your income, claiming your expenses, keeping records, issuing receipts, and many other aspects of running a home-based daycare center

This resource is maintained by the Child Care Human Resources Council and it allows you to search, compare and browse the requirements to work in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) across Canada.

The site is maintained by the Government of Canada and it covers such health and safety issues as bullying, childhood obesidy, immunizations, infant care, online safety tips and much more.

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