Why Families Choose Metcalfe Home Day Care



  • We support safe, quality care for children in a family setting
  • We match providers to your childcare needs & your schedule
  • We set up and attend interviews with prospective providers
  • Providers offer flexible hours and days of care
  • Qualified Home Visitors conduct monthly visits & safety checks every 3 months
  • Our Home Visitors are registered Early Childhood Educators
  • Screened providers must pass a Criminal Records Check & have an acceptable medical certificate
  • We place a maximum of 5 non-family children with any provider
  • We regularly offer First Aid and CPR Training to providers
  • Subsidized spaces are available for qualified residents of Ottawa
  • We issue child care tax receipts
  • We arrange alternate care when needed
  • We offer opportunities to attend parenting workshops
  • On-going support and advice with behaviour issues, nutrition concerns, toilet learning ideas, communication skills and safety concerns