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Community and Human Services offices are closed. Clients are encouraged to call their Caseworker, Child Care Worker or Property Supervisor directly at 613-966-1311 or contact the office through our Intake Access Centre 613-771-9630 or 1-866-414-0300. 

To apply for Ontario Works, Emergency Assistance, Subsidized Housing or Subsidized Child Care, contact the Intake Access Centre at: 613-771-9630 or 1-866-414-0300, or apply online at

For inquiries about Community and Human Services programs and services, contact


For more details on how we can serve you during these adjusted operations and times please click this link Covid-19 Guide to Serving You Better



Hastings County Children’s Services strives to offer services that are inclusive, accessible and meet the diverse needs of the community.

By supporting a sense of belonging and well-being for children, families and educators this ensures optimal learning and development in all areas.


Licensed Child Care Options in Hastings County

Find a Program Near You


Child Care Subsidy

  • Child Care Subsidy to provide financial assistance to families who require help with their child care costs. To apply for subsidy call 613-771-9630 or 1-866-414-0300.

Before and After School Programs

  • The County of Hastings directly operates four Before and After School Programs, at the following locations:
    • St. Michael’s Catholic School
    • Sir John A MacDonald Public School
    • Trent River Public School
    • Frankford Public School

Parent Resources

for more information on the Before and After Programs, please contact us at

Resources for Childcare Professionals


Child Care and Early Years' 5 Year Service Plan

Licensed Childcare Operators Information