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Please note: Esther Exton childcare centre will be closing on August 31, 2024 and will no longer accept wait list applications for this location. If you have a question about this change, please email the Manager Effie Ntanou at Thank you for your interest.

Manager: Effie Ntanou

CentrePhone Number: 416-785-2420
Address: 55 Ameer Avenue, Toronto ON, M6A 2Z1
Age groups accommodated: 6 weeks to 5 years
Hours of operation: 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Food: Catered by "Alphabetkids"  (Kosher Dairy lunches)

Current Fees:

Canada Wide Early Learning Child Care Funding (CWELCC)

The Childcare centres in the School of Early childhood have applied for and have been approved for the CWELCC program.

All of our lab schools will follow the guidelines from Toronto Children’s Services in the implementation of the CWELCC plan. As such, the fees are inclusive of all of our services. Therefore, we do not charge any additional fees for extracurricular activities or transportation, etc.

Children under the age of 6 are eligible for the fee reduction.

  • In 2022 a fee reduction of up to 25% (to a minimum of $12.00/day) for eligible children was implemented, retroactive to April 1, 2022. The fees indicated include this reduction.
  • In 2023 an additional reduction up to 52.75% of our base fees will be applied.
  • In 2025-2026 we will be working towards an average fee of $10.00/day for eligible children by the end of the 2025-2026 fiscal year (as implemented by Toronto Children’s Services)
AgeDaily Fee ($$)

Priority for enrolment in the centre:

  • Staff/Volunteers of Baycrest Geriatric Hospital
  • Employee/student at George Brown College
  • Date of application
  • Age of child (to maintain varied age groups)
  • Siblings in the centre