ISS is available virtually and in-person Mondays-Fridays during business hours.

Childcare & schools


Quebec Daycare is subsidized by the government and fees are $7/day, however, space in these facilities is extremely limited and applicants are typically on a long waitlist.

If you are not eligible or are having difficulty securing a place for your child, there are private daycares throughout the city.


McGill Childcare Centre (Centre de la Petite Enfance de McGill)

  • Non-for-profit child care service through McGill University
  • Holds permits from the City of Montreal and Quebec government
  • Service available for children between 4 months and 5 years of age
  • For more information and eligibility criteria please see the McGill Childcare Centre website.

SSMU Daycare

  • Operated by the Students Society of McGill University
  • Service available for children between 18 months and 5 years of age
  • First priority is given to children of undergraduate students
  • Children of graduate students and faculty may be accepted if the needs of the undergraduates have been met
  • For more information and to apply for the waiting list please, visit SSMU's website
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