Education & Child Care

Education & Child Care

Child Care Subsidy

Information:

A child care subsidy is a monthly subsidy that helps Saskatchewan families meet the costs of licenced child care. Subsidies are provided directly to child care facilities to reduce the fees charged to eligible parents. Subsidies vary on a sliding scale with income – the lower the income, the higher the subsidy.

Additional Information

http://www.qp.gov.sk.ca/Publications_Centre/SocialServices/Child-Care-Subsidies-factsheet.pdf

Application Form

http://publications.gov.sk.ca/documents/17/143-Child-Care-Subsidy-Application-7781.pdf

 

Child Care Subsidy

Information: A child care subsidy is a monthly subsidy that helps Saskatchewan families meet the costs of licenced child care. Subsidies are provided directly to child care facilities to reduce the fees charged to eligible parents. Subsidies vary on a sliding scale with income –

Chinook Regional Library

Information:

The Chinook Regional Library is dedicated to providing inclusive and welcoming services that strengthen and conserve lifelong learning in our communities.

Programs/ Services Offered:

  • Free public access to wifi
  • Occasional programs for children or adults
  • Summer reading club

Swift Current Branch offers these additional programs:

  • Children’s story times,
  • Puppet shows
  • Book Clubs
  • Internet instruction sessions
  • Knitting classes
  • EAL cafe
  • Meeting place for community programs or groups
  • Seniors outreach
  • Teen programs

Chinook Regional Library

Information: The Chinook Regional Library is dedicated to providing inclusive and welcoming services that strengthen and conserve lifelong learning in our communities. Programs/ Services Offered: Free public access to wifi Occasional programs for children or adults Summer reading club Swift Current Branch offers these additional

Chinook School Division

Information:

Chinook School Division provides an engaging environment that meets the holistic needs of children while achieving curriculum expectations.

Chinook School Division is a good place to go and go to work where students are empowered to become knowledgeable, skilled, and responsible citizens who recognize the value of a democratic and prosperous society.

Referral Process

Students register in August for the upcoming school year. Students arriving during the school year register with their school principal upon arrival.

Parents refer their children by visiting our website at www.chinooksd.ca or by completing the attached form.

Chinook School Division

Information: Chinook School Division provides an engaging environment that meets the holistic needs of children while achieving curriculum expectations. Chinook School Division is a good place to go and go to work where students are empowered to become knowledgeable, skilled, and responsible citizens who recognize

Fun 2 Bee ELC (Frontier, Sk)

Information:

We provide daily child care (Mon-Fri), not including STAT holidays. There are many crafts, activities, and play times available for all these children. We are located in the school in our small community, with immediate access to the school.

Fun 2 Bee ELC (Frontier, Sk)

Information: We provide daily child care (Mon-Fri), not including STAT holidays. There are many crafts, activities, and play times available for all these children. We are located in the school in our small community, with immediate access to the school.

Great Plains College

Information:

Our goal is to provide an environment that empowers children to be curious, to experiment, and to think for themselves.

Great Plains College offers post-secondary certificate, diploma, and degree programs- as well as skills and safety training across western Saskatchewan. Campuses are located in Swift Current, Kindersley, Warman, Biggar, Maple Creek, and Rosetown.

 

Referral Process

Contact a student adviser if you are interested in enrolling in a program at (306)773-1531

Great Plains College

Information: Our goal is to provide an environment that empowers children to be curious, to experiment, and to think for themselves. Great Plains College offers post-secondary certificate, diploma, and degree programs- as well as skills and safety training across western Saskatchewan. Campuses are located in

Hazlet Early Learning Centre

Information:

The Hazlet Early Learning Centre is committed to providing a safe, warm, and inviting environment in which children are able to develop and emerge as individuals. Through a variety of enriching experiences we will assist children in their natural wonder and curiosity while they explore the world around them.

Programs:

  • Lil’ Rustler’s Preschool (Tuesday/Thursday 9:30-11:30 am)
  • School age Lunch Program (Monday-Friday)
  • Daily Programming (Monday – Friday 7:30 am – 6:00 PM)

Hazlet Early Learning Centre

Information: The Hazlet Early Learning Centre is committed to providing a safe, warm, and inviting environment in which children are able to develop and emerge as individuals. Through a variety of enriching experiences we will assist children in their natural wonder and curiosity while they

Holy Trinity School Division

Information:

Our vision is Christ centred life long learning. Our mission is to create hope by fostering learning and honouring diversity in a Catholic environment.

We value holistic teaching and learning environments that are spiritual, emotionally, academically, and physically safe, secure, and positive-where all students can achieve their full academic potential.

We value celebrating our successes as a welcoming, hope-filled Christian community committed to lifelong learning, evangelization and respect for the dignity of each individual.

Referral Process

Students register in August for the upcoming school year. Students arriving during the school year register with their school principal upon arrival.

Parents refer their children by visiting our website at www.htcsd.ca  or by completing the attached form.

Holy Trinity School Division

Information: Our vision is Christ centred life long learning. Our mission is to create hope by fostering learning and honouring diversity in a Catholic environment. We value holistic teaching and learning environments that are spiritual, emotionally, academically, and physically safe, secure, and positive-where all students

Milestones Early Learning Centre

Information:

The objective of the centre is to provide childcare services for students attending school in the Chinook School Division, Swift Current Comprehensive High School, Holy Trinity, and Great Plains College. We focus on providing parenting education and assistance to parents using the facility.

We run from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm Monday through Friday following the Chinook School Division calendar.

Milestones Early Learning Centre

Information: The objective of the centre is to provide childcare services for students attending school in the Chinook School Division, Swift Current Comprehensive High School, Holy Trinity, and Great Plains College. We focus on providing parenting education and assistance to parents using the facility. We

Natural Wonders Early Learning Centre

Information:

Natural Wonders Early Learning Centre was established to meet the needs of our diverse community and to provide services that are not readily available within the city and surrounding area.  This inclusive centre offers a program which strives to accommodate children of all abilities whenever possible.  Each child is respected and appreciated for his or her own uniqueness.  Children are also integral members of a group, and learn to function in a group setting.

Our early learning centres are open 6:30 am until 6:30 pm Monday to Friday, closed weekends and all STAT holidays.

Natural Wonders Early Learning Centre

Information: Natural Wonders Early Learning Centre was established to meet the needs of our diverse community and to provide services that are not readily available within the city and surrounding area.  This inclusive centre offers a program which strives to accommodate children of all abilities

Shaunavon Children’s Learning Centre Co-op

Information:

Our goal is to enter into a partnership with parents, to guide the child and develop their optimum potential and self-esteem. This is achieved through creative play. The child can explore and experience all aspects of their environment, while at the same time enhancing their social, emotional, physical, and mental skills in a safe and healthy environment.

Our entire program is based on the observations of the children’s interests. The infants and toddlers are interpreted by the educators and carried out. The preschoolers interests are interpreted and talked about with them to include them in the decision making. We believe that the child needs to be developed holistically. Including social, emotional, physical, intellectual, spiritual. We use the play and exploration program to enhance the child’s learning process.

Shaunavon Children’s Learning Centre Co-op

Information: Our goal is to enter into a partnership with parents, to guide the child and develop their optimum potential and self-esteem. This is achieved through creative play. The child can explore and experience all aspects of their environment, while at the same time enhancing

Swift Current Community Youth Initiative (The Centre)

Information:

The Swift Current Community Youth Initiative is driven by a passion to address the needs of youth today. We strive to make youth related resources, programs, and counselling readily available and easily accessible.

The goal of the SCCYI is to provide an environment and build relationships with youth that would see them finding the help that they need in a safe and fun environment.

Programs:

  • After School Program
    • Monday Movie Night: Every Monday we have an after school movie for any youth that come in. We have popcorn and pop available to the youth.
    • Tuesday we have free tutoring for any high school ages kid that needs it. We have tutoring available from anything from math to english.
    • Wednesday we have our after school supper- we supply a meal for 20-30 youth.
    • Thursday we have a free guitar lessons for any youth that would like to learn how to play guitar. We hold a beginner and an advances class for all kids and all skill-sets.

 

Referral Process

There is no referral needed to attend any program above. If you need more information or would like to inquire further regarding a program or service please call (306)773-3344.

Swift Current Community Youth Initiative (The Centre)

Information: The Swift Current Community Youth Initiative is driven by a passion to address the needs of youth today. We strive to make youth related resources, programs, and counselling readily available and easily accessible. The goal of the SCCYI is to provide an environment and

The Family Resource Centre Swift Current inc.

Information:

Working together to build strong families, we provide programs and services for families with children 0-6 years old.

Programs:

  • Parent Connections: Is a referral based parenting program for families with children 18 months to 6 years old. The program includes a group meal, parenting sessions with childcare and transportation provided.
    • Starting September and ending in June the program runs Monday’s : 5:30- 7:00 pm.
  • Let’s Play:  Is a supportive coordinator led parent/child playgroup with a bonding and learning focus.  While at Let’s Play there are healthy snacks provided.
    • This programs runs Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s from 10 am  until noon starting in September and ending in June.  This program is by drop-in and referral.
  • First Steps: First Steps is a referral based parenting group for prenatal families with children 0-18 months of age.  At this group there are meals, childcare, and transportation provided.
    • This Program runs Friday’s from 11 am until 1 pm at the Salvation Army (Swift Current) beginning in September.
  • Messy Fingers:Messy fingers is a 10 week program for children ages 3-5 years of age. This program is designed to assist with childhood development using circle time, creative arts, activity stations, weekly themes, movement stories, songs, and healthy snacks. This program is a referral based program that can be initiated by self or professionals.
    •  The program beings in September and offers a variety of times. Thursday morning from 10 am until noon and 1 pm until 3 pm.
    • *Please note this group has a cost of $25.00.
  • Positive Discipline: Is a 6 week parenting program that will be offered in the fall of 2015.
    • Pre-registration is required! Childcare will be provided for those in attendance.
    • *This program is referral based and does have a $25.00 required deposit.
  • Teen Parent Program:The teen parent program runs from September to June. The program provides teen parents childcare opportunities when they are attending school. While in school the children will attend Milestones Early Learning Centre.
    • *This is a referral based program.
  • KISS: KISS stands for Kids in Safe Seats. This is a subsidized car seat program which helps families qualify for a safe car seat.
    • There is a referral process and a $20.00 deposit required. Please call or fill out the form if you are interested.
  • EAL Summer Preschool:This preschool offers newcomer children ages 3-5 years a 7 week program. This program offers morning and afternoon groups, transportation, a healthy snack, and play based programs to help strengthen English language and social skills.
    • *To participate, families need to register and pay a $25.00 deposit.

Referral Process

Services can be initiated by phone or via referral form. Referrals will be accepted if they are self- referred, or referred by professionals. Please contact (306)773-6160 to initiate or referral or send the attached form to the Family Resource Centre. 

FRC referral form

The Family Resource Centre Swift Current inc.

Information: Working together to build strong families, we provide programs and services for families with children 0-6 years old. Programs: Parent Connections: Is a referral based parenting program for families with children 18 months to 6 years old. The program includes a group meal, parenting sessions

Val Marie Community Daycare inc.

Information:

Our goal is to provide an environment that empowers children to be curious, to experiment, and to think for themselves.

Val Marie Community Daycare inc.

Information: Our goal is to provide an environment that empowers children to be curious, to experiment, and to think for themselves.

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