(Website) The National Alliance for Children and Youth (NACY) brings diverse nonprofit organizations together in a collaborative network dedicated to enhancing the well-being of children and youth in Canada, by providing national leadership and knowledge dedicated to mobilizing and linking practice and research to policy development to support the changing and diverse needs of families on a pan-Canadian basis.
(Website) Quality of experience for young children in early years settings is established at a number of points within the early years system of education, care and services, through the actions and attitudes of many different individuals within many layers.
(Website) The First Nations Child & Family Caring Society of Canada (the Caring Society) was developed at a national meeting of First Nations child and family service agencies (FNCFSA), held at the Squamish First Nation in 1998.
(Website) The site provides a list of aboriginal agencies and organizations. Native Child and Family Services offers a wide range of support services and programs for children and their families, combining the best of traditional Native and modern approaches.
(PDF file) For Indigenous families and children, it is understood that access to affordable, quality, and culturally appropriate early learning and child care is critical. The Government of Canada made a commitment in Budget 2016 to engage with Indigenous organizations and parents to determine the best approach to delivering high quality early learning and child care for Indigenous children and families
(Website) The Childcare Resource and Research Unit was established to: provide public education, resources and consultation on ECEC policy and research; foster and support research in various fields focusing on ECEC; support, promote and provide communication on ECEC policy and research. Make sure to check out Useful resources and Online documents.