Your MFRC hosts free drop-in programs where military parents and caregivers have the opportunity to bond with their children during activities such as: free play, outside play, crafts, sensory play and circle time.
Playgroups are facilitated by a Registered Early Childhood Educator, who can share excellent resources and parenting support. This is a great opportunity to connect with other military families.
Every Thursdays and Fridays
Morning session from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m | 6 months to 6 years old | $15 per hour/per child | Parents supply snacks. (Nut-Free) | Registration deadline: every Wednesday before noon.
Respite Care Allowance
Deployment Respite Child Care Allowance is available for parents whose serving partner is currently deployed for 30 days or more due to military obligation or are frequently tasked away for operational readiness. Deployment Respite Child care is a service requiring pre-approval for qualifying families who are in financial or emotional need of respite care. Deployment includes: IR, course, training, tasking and operational tours.
To seek approval, please contact the Family Separation and Reunion Coordinator at 613.991.5051 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Special Needs Respite Fund is intended to support CAF families with accessing respite care for children and youth with special needs, or childcare for their siblings during appointments (age 18 and under). Up to $250 per fiscal year is available for eligible requests pending available funding.
Connect with our Special Needs Coordinator at 613.998.7438 or via email at email@example.com for more information.
If a child care receipt is unavailable to you, please download this form.
Emergency Child Care Funds
It's goal is to assist families during the first 96 hours of an emergency while waiting for their Family Care Plan to be implemented.
Connect with our Family Wellness Team for more information at 613.991.5051 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Download a list of child care options in the NCR