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  • Ontario Releases Plan for Safe Reopening of Schools in September

    Today the Ontario government announced the safe reopening of schools for in-class instruction beginning this September.  The plan will prioritize the health and safety of students and staff. We understand that our clients may be concerned about enrollment with Sundowners for the fall.  We are working closely with our partners at the local school boards and the health unit to determine our next steps.  As soon as we are able, we will post those next ...
  • Sundowners Re-Opening Plans

    Sundowners Re-Opening Plans We are pleased to announce that Sundowners Day Care & Resource Centre is permitted to open beginning on Monday, July 27, 2020. We will be opening at 4 sites for summer. We are waiting for information from the Provincial Government and the local school boards with regards to September. Emails will be sent out to those clients who have requested summer care.  If you do not receive an email and need care ...
  • Parent Information for Returning to Child Care – Summer

    Parent Information for Returning to Child Care – Summer What to Expect Sundowners has been working diligently to plan a safe re-opening of our child care centres for all staff, children and their families. We have revised and developed various policies and procedures with regards to staff to children ratios, cleaning and disinfecting, social distancing, drop off and pick up procedures, revised hours of operation, screening of staff and children and handling potential illness. These ...
  • June 23 Updates

    June 23 Updates Sundowners appreciates that the ongoing pandemic has been difficult for everyone. We are diligently working with our community partners to open our centres in a safe and responsible manner. Our hope is to have our administration office open in the upcoming days to be able to better assist each of you. Very specific requirements were provided by the Province of Ontario in order for child care centres to re-open. These guidelines include ...
  • Summer Child Care

    Summer Child Care We continue to work with our community partners to create plans for the reopening of child care within Windsor-Essex. An important part of that plan is to determine the care that is required at our centres. We encourage our Sundowners' families to take a few minutes to let us know about child care plans for the summer.  This information will be vital in determining locations, groupings, and hours of operation. Please email ...
  • Province Reopening Child Care

    Province Reopening Child Care Today, the Ontario government announced its plan to reopen child care centres across the province. Sundowners is working closely with our community partners, including the City of Windsor, the local school boards and the local medical officer of health to create a plan for reopening. The health and safety of children and staff continues to be our top priority. Information will be posted on this website once the plan has been ...
  • Updates: May 27, 2020

    Sundowners understands that the school and day care closures continue to have a big impact on our families and staff, and we apologize for this inconvenience.  Sundowners continues to monitor provincial and local developments. Re-opening will be largely determined by the Provincial Government, Provincial & local health authorities and the local school boards.  Once return plans have been solidified, we will provide updates through our website. The health and safety of our staff and families ...
  • School & Day Care Closure Updates May 1, 2020

    Updates:  May 1, 2020 The provincial government has announced that publicly funded schools will remain closed.  As such, all Sundowners locations and the administration office will remained closed.  Please continue to monitor local media outlets for information regarding school and day care centre closures. Education Minister Stephen Lecce announced that all publicly-funded schools will remain closed until at least May 31, 2020, as part of an effort to keep students, staff and families safe from ...
  • UPDATES – March 24, 2020

    Sundowners understands that the school and day care closures have a big impact on our families and we do apologize for the inconvenience.  In the meantime, we are working diligently to update everyone's account, and hope to have everything in order upon return.  Any credits incurred will be applied to future payments.  If the child care closures surpass the original April 6th target date, the April 10th PAD payment (May tuition) will not be processed.  ...
  • SCHOOL & DAY CARE CLOSURES

    Based on advice from Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health and experts at the COVID-19 Command Table, the Minister of Education has issued an order to close all publicly funded schools in Ontario for two weeks following the March break, in response to the emergence of COVID-19. This means that all schools in both the Greater Essex County District School Board and the Windsor Essex Catholic District School Board have been ordered to remain closed ...