The centre is open from 6:30 am to 6:30 pm Monday to Friday. A late fee of $1.00 per minute is strictly enforced for a parent arriving after 6:30 pm. Inclement weather is not an exception. Late fees are payable directly to the staff responsible for your child, not Absolute Angels. If your child is not picked up by 7:00 pm and we do not hear from you by that time and after all attempts have been made to reach you and your emergency contacts, we will make arrangements to call the appropriate authorities to take care of the child.
The centre is closed on New Years Day, Labour Day, Good Friday, Thanksgiving Day, Civic Holiday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, Canada Day and Family Day.
On Christmas Eve Dec. 24th and on New Year’s Eve Dec 31st the centre will close
at 3:00 p.m… Late fee applies.
In very rare circumstances if the centre is closed due to a severe snowstorm, please call the centre before you leave and listen to the voice mail, as it will not be possible for us to call every parent.
Arrival and departure time
It is the responsibility of the parent to ensure that their child is brought to their classroom upon arrival to the daycare. The parent must ensure that the teacher sees the child. The teacher will than record on the attendance the time of arrival of the child. Upon pick the parent must ensure that the teacher is aware that they are picking up their child. The teacher will then record the time of departure on the attendance sheet. Once the parent
has picked up their child from their class the child is their responsibility. Children cannot be left alone unattended at any time during drop- off or pick time at Absolute Angels.
Parents must list on the registration form the names of all the persons who are permitted to pick up their child. We require for parents to notify us in writing if someone else will be picking up the child. In a rare emergency situation, arrangements can be made verbally. If the person picking up the child is not known to the teachers, information about the person must be provided, including the following: name, physical description. Also any id with a photo must be provided, (drivers license, health card).
If an unauthorized person arrives to pick up a child, the child will remain under the supervision of the teacher at Absolute Angels. The teacher will speak to the individual and explain the policy that no child will be released without authorization from a parent or guardian.
If difficulties arise, all reasonable efforts will be made to ensure the safety of the child and the other children. If necessary the police will be called for assistance.
The telephone system at the centre is equipped with Call Answer to receive messages. When calling the centre if the phone is not answered directly by the staff, please feel free to leave a detailed message and we will return your call as soon as possible. The messages are checked regularly and all information is relayed to the appropriate people. To help us with lunch planning, please call if you are going to be away. If we do not hear from you before 9:00 a.m., we will assume your child will not be here for lunch and will not prepare one for them.
We will not release a child to an authorized person who is unable to adequately care for the child. The staff will offer to call a relative or friend to pick up the child.
Should you wish to take a vacation during the year, you will be required to inform the supervisor at least 2 weeks prior to the requested holiday period. Parents will be required to pay their child’s regular fees in order to retain their spot in the program.