ERIC Number: ED312042
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-May
Reference Count: N/A
Flexible Child Care in Canada: A Report on Child Care for Evenings, Overnight and Weekends, Emergencies and Ill Children, and in Rural Areas.
Friendly, Martha; And Others
Policy and program options for meeting Canadians' atypical child care needs are provided. The discussion is intended to provide persons interested in service delivery and policy development with an overview of current services, policies, program models, and issues. The report places flexible child care services in the context of the general need for child care and the available policy and funding arrangements. Evening, overnight, and weekend child care; child care for ill children; emergency child care; and rural child care are each described and analyzed. Relevant provincial and territorial legislation and regulations are included. Program and policy models are illustrated by descriptions of Canadian programs and policies, as well as those of other countries. Over 50 references are cited. A list of flexible child care programs in Canada and an annotated bibliography of relevant literature are included. (RH)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services, Toronto.
Authoring Institution: Toronto Univ. (Ontario). Centre for Urban and Community Studies.
Identifiers - Location: Canada