Program Updates Regarding COVID-19

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 9:00am

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

The Ministry of Education has communicated that all child care centres located in schools must remain closed from March 14, 2020 through to May 1, 2020. As a result, all London Children’s Connection Children’s Centres, Family Centres, and School Age Programs will remain closed through to May 1, 2020. The administrative office at 346 Wonderland Road South will remain closed to the public through to May 1, 2020.

We will do our best to keep this page updated, so please continue to visit our website for the most current information.

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

The Minister of Education, the Honourable Stephen Lecce, announced today that all publicly funded schools will remain closed to students until May 4, 2020. Licensed child care centres and Family Centres will remain closed until April 13, 2020, as per the Declaration of Emergency, which only allows closures to be extended for one 14-day period at a time. As these dates come closer, Minister Lecce will be re-evaluating these decisions based on public health advice. The closures may be extended if necessary to protect the health and safety of children, families, and staff.

The LCC administrative office at 346 Wonderland Road South will remain closed to the public through to April 13, 2020. As noted above, this closure may be extended.

We will do our best to keep this page updated, so please continue to visit our website for the most current information.

Friday, March 20, 2020

Re-registration for our School Age Program for September 2020, which was scheduled to start on Monday, March 23, 2020, has been postponed. Summer registration has closed, and we will be sending confirmation letters as soon as we can.

Please follow London Children’s Connection and our local Family Centres on Facebook for family friendly ideas to support you through this period of physical distancing.

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Family Centre Westmount (@FamilyCentreWestmount)
Family Centre White Oaks (@FamilyCentreWhiteOaks)

Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

To assist in the efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19, our administrative office at 346 Wonderland Road South will be closed to the public from March, 17, 2020 to April 5, 2020. During this time period, the office will be operating with essential staff only, however all main office staff are monitoring their email and telephone messages. Please note, re-registration for our school age program has been postponed.

Friday, March 13th, 2020

All publicly funded schools will be closed from March 14, 2020 through to April 5, 2020 inclusive. We have been notified by the school boards that all child care centres and Family Centres located in schools will also be closed. Please note that this closure includes North London Children’s Centre, Pond Mills Children’s Centre, and cancellation of our March Break School Age Programs at all sites.

Within our home child care programs, Community Home Child Care Providers have been advised to take extra precautionary measures during this time. It is at their discretion to continue to offer home based child care. Please connect with your Home Child Care Coordinator and your Provider to learn whether or not care will be offered.

During this time, our main administrative office will be open.

We have been continuing to follow the direction from the Medical Officer of Health and the local Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU), staying current regarding precautions around COVID-19 (2019 Novel Coronavirus) and how best to reduce the spread of the virus.

We appreciate your patience and understanding as we work through all matters pertaining to the risks of COVID-19.

For detailed information regarding precautionary measures you can take and updates regarding COVID-19 in our community, please visit the Middlesex-London Health Unit website: https://www.healthunit.com/news/novel-coronavirus.

The City of London has also shared additional resources to support families:

For updates regarding school closures, please visit the TVDSB and LDCSB websites.

We will do our best to keep you up to date through our website and share updates so, please frequently visit this page.