The information on this page pertains to families who live in Peel region only.
Peel Inclusion Resource Services (PIRS) is a partnership between special needs resourcing programs and licensed child care providers that offer services to families and children before they start school.
PIRS is committed to supporting:
Who can receive PIRS supports?
Children from birth to 12 years with special needs or identified as needing extra support who are currently enrolled in licensed child care or have a confirmed start date for child care in the next 2 weeks.
How does PIRS support my child and family?
Families are connected to a Resource Consultant from one of five special needs resourcing programs. This consultant will work closely with you to understand your needs and support your child to have a positive child care experience. The Resource Consultant will:
How do I start the referral process?
If your child attends an infant, toddler, or preschool program, or is enrolled with a start date in the next 2 weeks you can
Or, you can ask the program supervisor at your child's childcare centre to connect you to the PIRS resource consultant.
What else do I need to know?
Child care fee subsidy is available to families who qualify to help with the cost of child care
How do I contact PIRS?
Call: 905-791-7800 Ext. 7627