Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 52.11
Liaison Mary-Lee Townsend
Submission Date Aug. 22, 2011
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.1

Western University
PAE-T2-4: Childcare

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Brandon Watson
Communications and Training Officer
Physical Plant and Capital Planning Services
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Does the institution have an on-site child care facility, partner with a local facility, and/or provide subsidies or financial support to help meet the child care needs of students, faculty, and staff?:

A brief description of the child care program, policy, or practice:

Western recognizes the difficulty in returning to work or school after parental leaves. It is a challenging period of adjustment for both parent and child.
Consequently, childcare services provided on-campus include:
- University Laboratory Preschool - The University Laboratory Preschool is administered by the Department of Psychology as a state of the art preschool and as a research and demonstration facility
- UCC Flexible Child Care - Operated by the YMCA, Flexcare is located in the University Community Centre (UCC) and accepts children ranging from 18 months to 5 years of age
- YMCA Child Care Services - Western - Child care centre and youth camps offered in conjunction with Western

The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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