York University is committed to providing support for graduate students with current or expecting familial responsibilities through a number of child care options.

The York University Cooperative Daycare Centre

The York University Cooperative Daycare Centre is a non-profit, cooperative organization that has served the York University community for thirty years. Our Daycare Centre is committed to providing a caring, educational, and multicultural environment to 119 children of parents who are students, graduate students, staff and faculty of York University.

Please visit Cooperative Daycare Centre for more information.

Lee Wiggins Childcare Centre

The Lee Wiggins Childcare Centre (LWCC) provides innovative childcare in a family group setting to the York community, with a particular focus on the needs of students. We are a not-for-profit organization, offers an holistic approach to early childhood development in a safe, positive, inclusive environment with a 5:1 Staff personnel to children ratio.

Please visit Lee Wiggins Childcare Centre for more information.

Lactation Spaces

York is a welcoming and breastfeeding friendly university and is committed to providing the York community with a supportive environment for breastfeeding. Our community members may feed or breastfeed their children on our campuses, subject to health and safety requirements.

Information on this topic is posted on the Centre for Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion website at:

Lactation stations are also included on York maps at: