Parents FAQ

What is a family day home?

An approved private home, which is carefully screened and monitored by a Government of Alberta contracted Agency.

What is the difference between an approved home and private child care?

Approved Homes:

  • Meet or exceed Government of Alberta standards.
  • Follow strict regulations in ages and number ratios of children in care.

Private Child Care:

  • Operate independent of an agency.
What is Accreditation?

A standard of excellence in child care in Alberta.

Is Northalta an accredited Agency?



What identifies an approved day home?

The “Alberta Approved Family Day Homes” logo visibly displayed.

Do you accept families requiring subsidy?