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  • Summer Updates

    Summer Updates Holy Cross, King Edward and Talbot Trail locations will operate preschool and school age programs during the summer months.  Please contact the site supervisor directly with any questions. Administration office hours will change to:  8:30 am - 4:30 pm - June 29 to September 2, 2022 Friday, July 1, 2022 - Canada Day - All Sundowners locations will be closed Monday, August 1, 2022 - Civic Holiday - All Sundowners locations will be ...
  • Canada-Wide Early Learning & Child Care Agreement (CWELCC)

    Canada-Wide Early Learning & Child Care Agreement (CWELCC) The federal and provincial governments signed the agreement in March 2022 with the goal to make child care more affordable for families. Information on the process can be found in the letter from the Manager of Children's Services, City of Windsor: https://www.citywindsor.ca/residents/socialservices-/Childrens-Services/Documents/Letter%20to%20Parents%20May%2010%202022.pdf Sundowners will provide further updates as they become available. Thank you for your patience and understanding.    
  • Easter Weekend

    Easter Weekend Sundowners will be closed Friday, April 15th and Monday,  April 18th.  Regular operations will resume Tuesday, April 19, 2022. We wish you all a wonderful long weekend with family and friends.
  • Canada-Wide Early Learning & Child Care Agreement

    Canada-Wide Early Learning & Child Care Agreement Last week the province signed a Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care Agreement with the federal government.  Parents & guardians are not required to submit anything at this time.  There is a process that all licensed childcare centres must follow to apply to participate in this program.  Sundowners is currently reviewing the information provided by the Ministry of Education.  We are committed to meeting all deadlines provided by ...
  • Pandemic Plan Updates

    Pandemic Plan Updates Based on the announcement by the Chief Medical Officer of Health and in consultation with both school boards, Sundowners will be updating our Pandemic Plan in the coming weeks to align with provincial guidance. Effective March 14th: • Staff and visitors will no longer be subject to the mandatory Covid-19 Vaccination Disclosure Policy. Staff will no longer be required to conduct rapid antigen tests 3 times per week. Effective March 21st: • ...
  • Provincial Updates

    Provincial Updates On March 9, 2022 the Chief Medical Officer of Health announced changes to provincial pandemic restrictions, including masking requirements and immunization disclosure policies within child care.  Sundowners is working closely with community partners, including both school boards and the local health unit. As of today, the status quo remains. We are required to follow the school boards’ current guidelines for both PPE and immunization/testing protocols. We will share any new updates as soon ...
  • Emergency Child Care

    Emergency Child Care Dear Parents and Guardians, Please be advised that according to the announcement made on January 3, 2022, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, all schools will move to remote learning starting January 5 until at least January 17, 2022. Emergency Child Care is being provided to support health care and other frontline workers whose (school-aged) children are enrolled in school, in order to support these families, while schools are ...
  • School Opening Delay

    School Opening Delay   December 30, 2021   Please be advised that according to the announcement made on December 30, 2021, by Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Heath, Ontario is delaying the return to school until January 5 due to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases. Before and After school programs will be cancelled at all locations January 3 & 4 and resume on January 5, 2022. At this time, we are working with the ...
  • Season’s Greetings

    Season's Greetings Wishing everyone a peaceful and joyous holiday season! Enjoy the winter break and we look forward to seeing you in 2022!   Sundowners has limited locations open during the winter break and hours of operation may differ. Sundowners will be closed:  December 24, 27 & 31.
  • Neil J. MacPhee Award of Excellence, 2021

    Neil J. MacPhee Award of Excellence 2021   On behalf of the board of directors of Sundowners Day Care & Resource Centre, I am pleased to announce that the Neil J. MacPhee Award of Excellence 2021 is being awarded to: ALL SUNDOWNERS EMPLOYEES Our employees have continued to provide top-notch care to all our families during this pandemic. They have faced uncertain times, closures, new regulations and an ever-changing work environment. We applaud their ability ...