What are your School and Childcare Options in Alberta
(Part 2 Childcare Options)
Part 2: Childcare
- About Childcare in Alberta
- Search for Childcare on this “Childcare Lookup”
- Get support from the Childcare Subsidy
- Here is a document on how to apply for a subsidy: How to Apply for Subsidy Document
Online Teaching Resources
- Daily ESL: Childcare
- TalkEnglish.com: Childcare
- Teachers Paying Teachers: English for Childcare (paid resource) *This website has free resources as well.
Licensed– to get permission to do something.
Government Approved– the government has given permission to do something.
Daycare– daytime care for children or people who can’t be alone. It is usually not in a private home.
Dayhome– A personal home used as a small daycare for children.
Preschool– School before Kindergarten.
Subsidy– Some money that is given to support the cost of something. For example: A subsidy could help pay for your rent, if you are considered low income.
#1. Who can attend an “out of school” program?
#2. How long is “preschool”?
#3. Where are “private dayhomes”?
#4. What is the only option that is not licensed or government approved?
#5. Who can you ask for help finding childcare?
#6. What can you do if you can’t afford childcare?
Acknowledgements of Voice Actors: Rebecca Scheiris, Sun Kim, and Vincent Kim.
Special thanks to the Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers (CSIF) for providing a sound recording location.
Special thanks to KidsU Walden, Bridge Foundation, and Calgary Board of Education, for assistance in content development.