For Students and the Workforce


If you are an existing early child educator (ECEII or ECEIII) affected by closures or in reduction of services, complete and submit the Temporary Child Care Services Grant Online Application Form in order to apply to receive funds to begin independently offering child care services to essential/critical care workers.

Welcome to the Early Learning and Child Care Program.

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Early Childhood Education programs are subject to change. Please call Child Care Information Services at 204-945-0776 or toll-free 1-888-213-4754 and ask to speak to a Qualifications Specialist for the most current information on Early Childhood Education programs and classification.


Read more about a career in licensed early learning and child care in Manitoba. 

Child Care Assistant and Early Childhood Educator Classification

Register and apply for classification as a Child Care Assistant or an Early Childhood Educator. Upgrade or re-issue your classification.

Internationally Educated Applicants

Learn more about classification for individuals that have international education in early childhood education.

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Early Learning and Child Care Program 210-114 Garry Street, Winnipeg MB R3C 4V4


Phone: 204-945-0776 Toll-free: 1-888-213-4754 Fax: 204-948-2625 TTY: 204-945-3724

Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m