Roblin Children's Center Inc.
Roblin Children's Center Inc. is a non-profit organization with a Board of Directors. They are government funded, subsidized and licensed for 16 pre-school spaces. Childcare services are provided for children 2 to 12 years of age.
The Roblin Children's Center constructed a brand new facility with combined provincial and federal monetary support, as well as a monetary commitment from the Municipality. The facility is now open, with a total of 24 pre-school aged daycare spots as well as 8 infant care spaces.
All children are individuals, who have the right to love, respect and quality care in a safe environment.
All experiences are learning experiences; therefore, children should be provided with opportunities for physical, social, emotional and intellectual growth. They should be encouraged in their ability to develop self-confidence and a positive self image. They should be encouraged to become problem solvers, creative thinkers and be given the opportunity to make decisions. Roblin Children's Center provides a varied program with a flexible, age-appropriate, daily routine including structured and unstructured play activities, songs, crafts, stories, snacks, rest or quiet time and clean up.
Roblin Children's Center staff is dedicated to providing quality, loving care in a happy, healthy environment.
Parents and other family members are the most important people in a child's life and are welcome to visit or phone the center at any time.
The children are taken outside as much as possible, weather permitting.
Children are provided with two nutritious snacks based on Canada's Food Guide and Child Day Care Regulations.
Please contact the Roblin Children's Center for a Parent Policy Manual.
The Center is open Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Contact: Carley Burback Location: 128-3rd Avenue N.W., Roblin Phone: (204) 937-2080
Roblin Day Nursery & After School Program
The Roblin Day Nursery is located in the Roblin Elementary School building and offers before and after school child care for children of school age, as well as a full time summer program. Hours of operation are 7:00 am - 6:00 pm.
Contact: Andrew Sorochuk Location: 330 King St. Phone: (204) 937-4448
Childcare Funding Opportunities
The Government of Manitoba, in partnership with the Winnipeg and Manitoba Chambers of Commerce announced the Early Learning and Child Care Expansion fund, which provides individuals and organizations with Start-up funds to begin providing child care services. Please take note that three of the grants may be of interest to your community:
This is a one-time grant provided to individuals interested in setting up a private and/or licensed home-based child care business. Eligible applicants will receive grant funds based on the number of full-time-equivalent child care spaces created as per their business plan (up to $50,000). The application form is available at https://forms.gov.mb.ca/hcsg/.
The Diversity Childcare Start-up Grant
This is a one-time grant for community organizations to develop child care options (including child-minding) that meet the unique needs of families such as language, accessibility, non-standard hours and rural/remote locations (up to $100,000). The application form is available at https://forms.gov.mb.ca/dcsg/.
The Satellite Start-up Grant
This is a one-time grant targeted towards licensed child care centres to respond to changing community and business needs due to COVID-19. Grants will support moving existing spaces to an alternate location to reach their regular licensed capacity or create new spaces in satellite sites located in community and/or home settings (up to $100,000). The application form is available at https://forms.gov.mb.ca/scsg/.
For assistance with the Business Plan portion of these application forms, a Child Care Expansion Fund Start-Up Grant: Business Plan Outline that can be found here: https://gov.mb.ca/fs/childcare/resources/pubs/child-care-expansion-grant-business-plan-outline.docx
For additional information regarding early learning and child care programming relating to grants, please visit http://www.manitoba.ca/fs/childcare/resources/grants.html