About Us

Sunflower House is a government-licensed, non-profit childcare centre affiliated with the University Health Network. It is located at 162 Dunn Avenue in the heart of downtown Toronto serving the Parkdale community since 1991.

  • City of Toronto subsidized daycare spots available
  • Warm and cozy home-like environment
  • Large fenced and grassy outdoor play areas
  • Qualified Early Childhood Educators
  • We welcome children from four months to five years old
  • Open year-round, except on statutory holidays
  • Monday through Friday, 7:45am. to 6:00pm
  • Registered with the Canada Wide Early Learning and Child Care (CWELLC) program

10$/day program

Sunflower House is registered with the Canada Wide Early Learning and Child Care (CWELCC) program and moving towards the 10 dollars a day fee system.

Real Food for Real Kids

We offer nourishing lunches and two nutritious snacks daily, catered by Real Food For Real Kids

Peanut and tree nut free, RFRK food is locally sourced and made fresh. 

Here is a sample of a 2 week menu.

Activities and Programming

  • Music instruction with Michael - children interact with several instruments, dances and singalongs
  • Outdoor yoga during  the summer months 
  • Dramatic play, language circles, sensory experiences and more
  • Monthly themed programs
  • Intergenerational Program - activities with resident seniors at the Bickle Centre