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If you are already a provider affiliated with Global Child Care Services, highlighted here are opportunities, services and resources available to you to support you in delivering safe, stimulating, quality child care in your home.
For more information on the training opportunities listed below, please consult your Caregiver Communiqué or contact your Home Child Care Advisor.
CPR/First Aid Training
Global offers free First Aid and CPR training on a regular basis.
Global offers monthly workshops that help keep providers up-to-date on topics such as child development, child guidance and on offering age-appropriate activities for children.
“Come and Play”
One-on-one training is provided to you by your Home Child Care Advisor during home visits, with the aid of Global-produced specialized activity bags which focus on the Early Learning Framework.
Die Cutter Machine
A die cutter is a machine that cuts templates of shapes, letters and numbers out of paper, felt, fun foam and other material. Providers are invited to contact their Home Child Care Advisor to book a time to use the die cutter and discover how to incorporate these materials into fun and educational programming for children.
Special Events for Global Home Child Care Providers
Home Child Care Provider Annual Appreciation Dinner
Every spring we show our appreciation to providers affiliated with our agency by honouring you during an evening event filled with great food and special prizes.
Winter Warm-Up Party / Summer Park Days for Providers and Children
To help banish the winter blues on a designated date in February, Global organizes a special morning at which the children create crafts, play games and enjoy a snack at this fun-filled winter party. During the summer season, Global schedules a series of morning park activities located in the east and south ends of the city, organized for maximum summer fun.
Special Resources for Global Home Child Care Providers
Provider Reference Manual
Your Global Provider Reference Manual is a comprehensive reference source containing policies, forms and resources to guide you in delivering safe, high quality child care which meets and exceeds the requirements of the Child Care and Early Years Act.
Your monthly newsletter features regular articles on incorporating the provincial Early Learning Framework into your home day care, and offers child-friendly recipes, craft/activity ideas and other information to help you plan your day care day.
Equipment Loaning Program
Global offers an equipment loaning program for providers affiliated with our agency. Infant and toddler equipment including playpens, highchairs, strollers, gates and wagons may be borrowed to assist you in providing child care and to help ensure the safety of children in your home. Equipment can be requested through your Home Child Care Advisor and is delivered to your door on a pre-arranged date by our delivery worker in the Global delivery van.
Toy Lending Library Membership
Enjoy free Toy Lending Library membership with convenient hours, including Saturday mornings and one evening per week.
Helpful (& Important!) Links for Home Child Care Providers
Ontario Early Years Centres
The OEYCs offer workshops and other training opportunities which may be of interest to providers. Visit these sites for more information: