A new childcare program is in place in Exeter.
Huron County, the Avon Maitland District School Board and London Bridge Child Care Services say the “Family Age Grouping” Child Care program is now open at Exeter Elementary School.
In December 2017, the Ministry of Education announced Exeter Elementary School was approved for Early Years Capital Program Funding for a program with a licensed capacity for 15 children.
Officials say the program is the first of its kind in Huron County and it brings children of all ages together into one space instead of being separated by age groups.
Work has been done to renovate an existing resource room on the west side of the school and infilling the adjacent alcove to construct a 127 square metre space.
The space includes cubbies, washroom and change area, sleep room, food prep area, storage room and a separate meeting/staff room.
The program began on Monday November 9th.