Quality First is an early learning initiative providing all licensed child care programs in Halton region with the opportunity to participate in a developmental model for quality improvement.

Quality First supports licensed child care programs by providing coaching and consultation, on-site observations by a Quality First Consultant, ongoing Professional Learning, self-reflection activities, and targeted support from a consultant to reach your established goals.

Quality First Professional Learning Opportunities can be found in THRC's Professional Learning Publication.

For more information about Quality First, contact the Centralized Intake Line.

Quality First Progress Report


For a historical overview of Quality First, please click here.

We hope that you will share this report with your colleagues, staff, Boards, funders and parents.

Looking for Quality Child Care?


For information about what to look for when searching for quality child care, click the thumbnail below to access the Parent's Guide to Quality Child Care.