Membership Benefits & Categories

Membership Benefits

MCCA is proud to be the voice of child care in Manitoba, the largest provincial child care association in Canada, and an affiliate member of the Canadian Child Care Federation! Our members join MCCA to become better informed about issues, to gain access to services such as our insurance programs, for great networking and professional development opportunities. Highlights of member benefits include:

  • Group Benefits Plan for Early Childhood Educators, Child Care Assistants, Licensed Family Child Care Providers
  • Liability Insurance for Licensed Child Care Centres and Family Child Care Homes
  • Workshops, Conferences, Seminars
  • Advocacy
  • Child Care Bridges magazine, published by MCCA quarterly
  • Peer to Peer connections
  • Resource Library
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Awards


MCCA promotes child care as a service and a profession to senior government and elected officials at all levels, stakeholders, and the general public. We play a constructive role in shaping legislation, regulations, and issues that directly impact on our community of members.

Affinity Programs For Licensed Child Care Facilities

Bulletins and Newsletters

MCCA members receive our quarterly publication Child Care Bridges and the Canadian Child Care Federation’s publication Interaction. Both publications will keep you informed of new trends, ideas, and resources in Manitoba, across Canada and internationally.


Our provincial conference has a national reputation for quality at a reasonable cost. This is your opportunity to learn, exchange ideas, and network with colleagues. MCCA members register for half price!

Peer to Peer Connections

We provide you with leadership and skill building opportunities to add to your resume or portfolio. Be a network leader, join a committee or board of directors, connect at regional meetings, mentor a colleague, meet new friends, be proud you belong!

Professional Development

We are your link to new research, best practices and innovative ideas. MCCA members attend conference, and fall and winter workshops at half the regular price.

Research and Reports

We watch for road signs about how child care is evolving provincially, nationally, internationally, and make sure you are informed about trends and changes that may affect you.

Resource Library

Our library is stocked with the latest information, curriculum materials, books, and research articles. We will mail resources to members upon request.

About MCCA (2019)

Membership Categories

 Professional Member:

  • Any person classified as an ECE II or III employed in a child care centre
  • (working 25 or more hours per week) FULL TIME $ 208.00
  • (working less than 25 hours per week) PART TIME $ 124.00

Join the MCCA as a Professional Member

Child Care Assistant:

  • Any person not classified as an ECE II or III employed in a child care centre or employed by members who are licensed family child care providers
  • (working 25 or more hours per week) FULL TIME $ 112.00
  • (working less than 25 hours per week) PART TIME $ 76.00

Join the MCCA as a Child Care Assistant

Associate Member:

  • Any person, group or agency supportive of the MCCA’s goals, not eligible for membership under any other membership categories (this may include family child care providers, professional and child care assistants during times of temporary unemployment). $ 116.00

Join the MCCA as an Associate Member

Student Member:

  • Students enrolled in an educational program for more than 20 hours per week or 60% of a full program.
  • $10.00 (MCCA membership only)
  • $35.00 (MCCA and CCCF Membership)

Join the MCCA as a Student Member

Family Child Care Provider:

  • A licensed family child care provider. $ 150.00

For membership information, call 204-586-8587 or toll free 1-800-323-4676.

Centre Member:

  • A centre must be licensed by the Manitoba Early Learning and Child Care Program and will have a facility number and has a Board of Directors or Parent Advisory Committee
  • A centre membership must  be purchased for each new location of a multi-site corporation
  • (open more than 25 hours per week) FULL TIME $ 210.00
  • (open less than 25 hours per week) PART TIME $ 122.50

Join the MCCA as a Centre Member

Member’s Guide

 Membership Guide


Regional Member Guide

Regional Member Guide