Self-Care and Well-being: Tips and Resources

Making time for your personal well-being can often be categorized as something you do when you ‘have the time,’ or in other words, it’s not always deemed as an essential component of our everyday lives. In fact, you hear it on a daily basis, “I wish I had more time to work out!” or “I want to eat healthier, but where do I start?”


Setting Your Child Up for Success... It Starts with Practice

Setting Your Child Up for Success… It Starts with Practice

Sending your child off to school may seem like an emotional and nerve-wracking experience for parents and caregivers. Families may find themselves asking: How do I know if my child is ready to attend school? What can I do to help my child feel prepared and be successful? Where can I turn to for help?

Looking for Licensed Child Care? Start with InfoPeel

As the province slowly begins to reopen and companies begin to call their employees back to work, parents and caregivers are coming face-to-face with a new problem – finding licensed child care programs.

Mississauga-based charity goes virtual in midst of coronavirus pandemic

CDRCP's tranisition to virtual programming servicing children and families in Peel Region. Read the full article from 

CDRCP's Shift to Virtual Interview with Sauga 960 AM

Norm Murray from Sauga 960 AM spoke with Sara Ammar and Tenneil Dhaliwal from CDRCP, Child Development Resource Connection Peel. They explained how this Peel charitable organization made the shift to virtual to continue providing support for families during this COVID-19 pandemic.

Talking to Children about Race

The last few weeks have been challenging for us all as videos of violence against our Black community members and clear evidence of systemic racism, locally and globally, have flooded all media outlets. CDRCP will continue to take a stand in support of Black communities in Peel and around the globe and we recognize that these recent events have had a traumatic impact on members of our Black community.

As leaders in our sector, CDRCP can create awareness, have conversations, share resources and take a critical look at the representation of Black communities and visible minorities in the work we do.

Sylvia Leal Award for Exemplary Leadership

Do you know an exemplary volunteer with a Peel non-profit board of directors and/or community planning committee making a difference in the lives of children and families in Peel? Here is your change to put their name forward for the Sylvia Leal Award for Exemplary Leadership. CDRCP is calling for nomination of individuals whose support and inspiration stands out in the community. 

Have You Been Refused Access to Child Care?

No one should be refused access to child care because of special needs or subsidy. You have the right to access child care without discrimination.

Reduced Licensed Child Care Fees !

We have some great news for families! If eligible, families with children aged 0-4 years old attending licensed child care centres in Peel will recieve a fee reduction for fees paid in 2018.

Alex and Ani Event at Square One!

 Join us at the Alex and Ani Store at Square One on Friday December 8th from 4 pm - 7 pm as we meet community members, and inform them on CDRCP's programs and services in a fun and fashionable way!

Registering for CDRCP Workshops 101

The Quality Initiatives team at CDRCP provides innovate, inspiring, and enjoyable professional education opportunities for the Child Care and Early Years community. Many educators, and professionals in the sector participate to enhance their skills, develop new strategies, and learn best practices from topic experts and other professionals. Find out how easy it is to register and stay connected to all of the learning opportunities CDRCP has to offer!

Resource Centre's Most Popular Items!

Are you looking for fun activities to integrate into your classroom or learning environment? The Resource Centre at CDRCP contains various materials for educators and parents to introduce to young children. With over 5000 resources available for loan it can be tricky to narrow down what resources you should borrow… Here are the top 3 most borrowed items in the Resource Centre you can borrow today! 

Reflective Practice? What’s In It for You?

Calling out all educators! Our Reflective Practice At Work series is back! If you are an experienced educator, just beginning in the early learning sector, or anywhere in-between, this series is for you. It’s essential in providing you with crucial insight and a richer understanding of your role in supporting the foundations of learning. Sometimes all we need is that little push in the right direction to reach our full potential. The Reflective Practice series will inspire educators to grow as leaders and develop their practice. 

What Does Canada Mean to You?

Did you know that Canada has a big birthday this year? This July 1st will symbolize Canada’s 150th birthday, meaning it will be 150 years since confederation where Canada officially became a country.  While we have lots of reasons to celebrate the meaning of this extra special birthday for our Home and Native land, we have turned to the community, and asked them…

Leadership Myths!

Leadership Myths

Although leadership in the workplace is often mistakenly associated with positions of authority, it is not a job title.  Leadership is a skill that anyone can possess and everyone should strive for. We each have the capacity to be leaders, and despite many of us exemplifying leadership qualities on a daily basis, we shy away from calling ourselves leaders. Why is that?

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