Comments From Parents

Your centre has been amazing and Ive noticed a change in Adrianna whether its day to day, week to week or month to month. Thank you. You have some great teachers and caregivers and run a fantastic centre.

No matter the cost of daycare these days, I never once second guessed it. Its all worth it. And I tell anyone whos looking, to look at IVCC.
Just wanted to send a quick note to let you know that the preschool graduation ceremony was fantastic. Christina, Pamela and Kassandra did a wonderful job co-ordinating the kids. Thanks for everything you do for Jake and Luca. Steve and I are so pleased with the care our children have received and we couldn’t ask for a better child care centre!!
“Finding the right daycare for your child is one of the most difficult first tasks my husband and I faced as parents. Finding Islington Village Child Care Centre made the process so much easier. From the moment you walk in to the Centre, you can tell it’s a special place – it’s bright, cheerful, happy and welcoming. The centre has a wide range of programs and activities for all ages of children to enjoy. The staff are incredible, and will work with you to accommodate your child’s needs to ensure everyone has a positive experience. Being away from your child is never easy, but I could feel assured knowing that my daughter was safe, healthy and thriving at Islington Village Child Care Centre. I highly recommend it to all families.”

"We would like to thank you so much for providing an amazing daycare experience for our daughter Leah. We first dropped her off unsure about leaving her with a group of strangers and left feeling as though she lost a part of her family. Leah thoroughly enjoyed spending her days in her classroom, she loved her teachers and greeting them with long hugs upon being dropped off which really put my mind at ease. Miss Monika, Miss Amber and Vanessa were among her favourites. There were some days where she was having so much fun that she didn’t want to leave.

We would also like to thank you Julia for your compassion and understanding when our newborn was admitted to Sick Kids Hospital for three weeks. We had no one to look after Leah on certain days of the week as she was only in daycare on a part time basis and your team was kind enough to take her in on a moments notice.

The daycare’s structure and programs really helped her to mature into a thriving little toddler. I could not have had a more pleasant experience with the Day Care, I truly have nothing negative to report. Any questions or concerns that I had along the way were always addressed immediately. Her time spent at Islington Village Child Care Centre was obviously a very positive experience for her. We would like to thank you again for treating our little princess with such great care. Leah will always have a special place in her heart for you all!!!"

Ginette, Matt and Leah

I am writing to share my experience to-date with Islington Village Child Care Centre at 112 Jutland Road in Etobicoke. Julia and Christina opened their family run business in early 2013. A few months ago at the age of 18 months my daughter was one of the first children to be cared for at the brand new daycare. She has been in the toddler program two mornings per week.
Since the first day I dropped my daughter off I knew that she was in safe, caring hands. The facility is extremely clean, the food service is healthy and nourishing and my daughter enjoys the welcoming, fun, warm and bright environment. Each day, when I pick up my daughter, she is happy. The children spend lots of time outdoors on the brand new play structure with clean artificial turf and in the area for riding trikes and toy cars. They also spend time reading, singing and doing crafts all while learning new skills and socializing with friends.
I am deeply satisfied with the level of care my daughter receives from the wonderful staff at Islington Village Child Care Centre. It is a comfortable and inviting place with attentive and caring staff members. I have already referred several friends to the Centre and I highly recommend Islington Village Child Care Centre to other parents who ask me about our family’s experiences.
Dear Julia and staff at Islington Village Child Care Centre:

Our son began his journey with you as a toddler, barely able to walk. We have seen him grow in every way since then, thanks to your focus on healthy food and the right balance of physical activity, intellectual stimulation and emotional nurturing. We never felt anything but complete confidence that our son was in safe and sure hands when he was with you.

Though we wish he could stay longer, we take comfort in knowing that the teachers at IVCCC have prepared (our son) very well for the challenges of junior kindergarten.

Best wishes in all your future endeavours!

I want to thank you all so much for taking care of my son with such care. William has always been so happy to go to daycare everyday.

You all do a wonderful job, and I know both Gabrielle and I are looking forward to have Finlay join you.
Although we switched to a downtown daycare (closer to work), we couldn’t have been happier with our experience at IVCCC. My son’s teachers were very warm and welcoming, and by the third day he was already feeling comfortable. I (a mother with high standards!) would definitely recommend this daycare to others!
Islington Village Child Care Centre has been a wonderful environment for our daughter. She started when she was 11 months in the infant group and we felt in trust from the beginning. The food always seemed delicious and very healthy, the facilities are clean and safe. They even have a gym when they cannot go outside because of the temperature. Our daughter was always happy to go see her friends at daycare. Not to mention that her caregivers were just awesome. They were always kind and we could see that they really like children. My daughter improved lots of skills while she was at daycare. We were so sad we had to move and find another daycare. I definitely recommend this daycare to any parents looking for excellent care for their little ones.

Thank you very much for everything!
Your school has been a gift to our family and both of our girls have blossomed under the loving, personal care and attention of your staff.
Finding the right pre-school for our older daughter was challenging and stressful for us. When we found you, she was recently diagnosed with ASD and we had just had negative and somewhat traumatic experiences at two other schools. Your staff embraced her differences from the very beginning and helped her to forge such wonderful friendships. The inclusion we have felt within your community is really remarkable. Any challenges she faced, we worked together to find solutions and you sought extra resources when necessary. She is now a talkative, confident child who has matured and learned so much with you.
From the beginning, we felt welcomed into your community. The smiling faces of all the staff and the willingness of your teachers to chat with the girls (even while on their breaks) speaks to the child-centred philosophy and culture at IVCC.
The care and love are evident in all the little gestures, the thoughtful comments from your staff and the genuine interest they take in the children. Both of our girls talk about their teachers constantly and we don’t rush to pick them up at the end of the day because they love school so much.
On our first visit, I was impressed with the cleanliness and organization of your facility but that is just a small part of what makes your school special. You have truly felt like home to our girls these past years and we hope you’ll stay in touch! You have given both of them a wonderful start!