Awards and Recognition
Established in 1975, PLASP has built a solid reputation as an excellent provider of early learning and child care services. PLASP believes that parents are entitled to affordable, safe, reliable, well-managed, high quality child care for their children, that allows them the peace of mind they require to be worry-free during their working day. PLASP has been voted the number one provider of child care, by the readers of the Mississauga News Newspaper and City Parent Magazine every year since 1998. And in 2015, PLASP was also chosen as the Gold Winner for the Brampton Guardian Reader's Choice Award.
95% Parent Satisfaction
PLASP annually surveys parents regarding their level of satisfaction with the program. PLASP continues to receive an overall satisfaction rate of 95%.
Praise for PLASP
Indira Naidoo-Harris, Minister of Education and Minister Responsible for Early Years and Child Care, speaking at the 2017 PLASP Annual Parent and Community Meeting.
Below are some of the praise and accolades that PLASP has received from various members of government over the years:
“We thank you for 40 years of serving the families of Peel and for your commitment to learning, nurturing and child development.”
Allan Thompson, Mayor, Town of Caledon, April 2016
“Since 1975 this charitable, community-based agency has grown from a lunch and after school program to offer early learning and child care for more than 13,000 children every year. This agency is helping to improve the lives of children by offering care that is supportive of childhood development and highly educational, and is helping parents balance their busy family and professional lives by creating a safe and affordable place for their children during the work day… I wish to thank the PLASP team for their work with the parents and children of Peel Region, and I congratulate them on their 40th anniversary.”
Amrit Mangat, MPP, Mississauga-Brampton South, November 2015
"PLASP cares for the kids. The program is outstanding. The parents I know appreciate the wonderful work that PLASP does for their children. The best investment we can make is in our children, and PLASP does that for us. Congratulations on a job well, well done.... and may you grow every year, looking after the kids of our community."
Hazel McCallion, former mayor, City of Mississauga, October 2014