​Child Care in the Near North

The Near North District School Board recognizes the importance of seamless child care. Where possible, the Board provides facilities for licensed child care providers to offer before, after and alternate day child care in our schools.
The Near North District School Board works with the following child care providers:
  • YMCA North Bay (705) 497-9622 and 
  • West Ferris Day Nursery (705) 497-3004
  • YMCA of Simcoe Muskoka/Parry Sound (705) 746-0511 Ext. 2
  • Municipality of Whitestone  (705) 389-2466
  • West Nipissing Childcare Corporation (705) 753-4144


For information regarding child care subsidies or lists of licensed child care facilities in your neighbourhood, please contact:

 Schools Offering Before and/or After School Care


 2016-2017 Child Care Viability Survey

The Near North District School Board and the District of Parry Sound Social Services Administration Board are conducting a child care needs study for the upcoming 2016-2017 school year.  To assist in our future planning, we ask that you please complete the attached survey and return it to your child's school by Tuesday May 3, 2016.  For your convenience, a paper copy of this survey will be distributed, by your child's school.  Thank you, in advance, for offering your feedback.

Click here to access the survey.