Child Care Centre Membership

The Manitoba Child Care Association is well respected as the voice of early learning and child care in Manitoba.  Our long history and expertise have helped improve and enhance the availability of licensed child care facilities in Manitoba.  A centre membership  supports the work of MCCA, and also provides the  board of directors/parent advisory committee with access to a range of benefits and services for the organization.

Centre membership dues: 

Full time child care centre:  25 hours or more per week       $210.00 Annual

Part time child care centre: less than 25 hours per week      $122.50  Annual

Join the MCCA as a Centre Member


Benefits of a Child Care Centre Membership

Liability insurance:  The limit of coverage is $5,000.000, with a base limit of $100,000 on contents.  Additional contents coverage is available upon request.  An  MCCA member centre can sign up for insurance as soon  as licensing is underway, and space has been secured or equipment acquired.

For more information on liability coverage contact Morris Insurance 204-885-7582.

Directors and Officers Liability Insurance:  Provides the board of directors with a legal defense and possible compensatory awards to a claimant if a suit for a wrongful act is filed against board members, centre, or employees.  Learn more:

For more information on Directors and Officers Liability Insurance contact Morris Insurance 204-885-7582

HealthSource Plus Group Benefits Plan for Employees:  With close to  1000 members in our group benefits plan, the centre is able to experience lower rates than with a small group plan.  The group benefits plan includes life insurance, short and long term disability, extended health, dental, and vision care, as well as an employee assistance program.  It is cost shared between the employer and the employee, and the centre can choose from 3 different plans with either a three or six month waiting period.     There is a retiree plan available for centre or family child care members who have been enrolled in the HealthSource Plus group benefits plan for two prior years.

Visit the group benefits page of the MCCA website for details:

Health Source Plus Group Benefits Plan

For more information contact Cindy Krutish, Account Manager, HealthSource Plus 204-938-4055 or

Group RRSP and Simplified Money Purchase Pension Plan (SMPPP)for employees of the child care centre

Learn more:                                                            

MCCAs SMPPP & RRSP with Industrial Alliance

For more information contact: Lynn Van Ryssel, Client Relationship Manager – Western Canada,  1-204-201-1045 or toll free at 1-888-532-1505 ext 45-1045


HR @ Your Service – Human resource solutions that work for your business – available when and where you need them.  For more information contact:  Linda Chammartin


Resources and Information for Child Care Centres: 

  • advertise employment opportunities at your centre for free on our website
  • receive our quarterly publication Child Care Bridges
  • joint membership with the Canadian Child Care Federation
  • Market Competitive Salary Guideline Scale for Early Learning and Child Care Programs
  • reduced rates for resources such as our Human Resource Management Guide for Early Learning and Child Care Programs 2021 HRMG Order form
  • reduced rates for board members to attend MCCA sponsored events

Professional Human Resource  Subscription Service:

HR OnCall is Here to Answer your HR questions!

MCCA and *People First HR Services have partnered to provide child care centres with a human resource (HR) support option to help management develop a productive and engaging workplace and reduce their risk to the child care centre by giving guidanc eon HR practices when you need it. A subscription to this service, gives child care centres a resource to ask their HR questions from a subject matter expert. HR OnCall is available via phone and email Monday to Wednesday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST and Thursday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., CST.

HR OnCAll can answer your general HR inquiries on”

  • Managing employee performance including progressive discipline, attendance management and disability consultation
  • Developing respectful workplaces including managine interpersonal conflict and workplace gossip
  • Discuss requirements for policy development and workplace procedures
  • Answering questions about employment legislation

Click to learn more about  HR Support for Centres  and subscription rates for child care centres that are MCCA members.

Should you have any questions, please contact Linda Chammartin, VP Professional & Management Recruiting at People First HR Services. She can be reached at 204-940-3979 or

*People First HR Services is the consultant for MCCA’s Human Resource Management Guide for Early Learning and Child Care Programs and the Market Competitive Salary Guideline Scale for Early Learning and Child Care Centres.

Information for the Executive Director of an MCCA member centre:

Most child care centres strongly encourage their employees to become individual MCCA members, and many pay MCCA dues as a benefit for employees.   Learn more by reading the Executive Directors Guide: