The centre is open from 6:30 am to 6:00pm Monday to Friday. A late fee of $2.00 per minute per child is strictly enforced for a parent arriving after 6:00 pm or arriving late on early close days, 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 6:30pm 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, Labor Day, Good Friday, Thanksgiving Day, Civic Holiday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, Canada Day and Family Day.
2022 Holiday Schedule is as follows: Open regular business hours up to December 22 half day December 23rd (close at 12:00pm sharp) Closed the week of December 26 -30th, Open regular business hours January 2 2023.
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. We will also issue emails with information.
Arrival and Departure Time
Parents are required to wear masks at drop off and pick up. Should your arrival and pick-up times change please notify the office as staff are schedule according to classroom attendance times.
Parents are to complete the Online School Screening Tool prior to leaving your home.
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.