Our Services

Centre-based Childcare

Full-time childcare program at the Centre for 55 children between 18 months and five years old.

Toddlers / Junior preschoolers / Senior preschoolers

Co-operative Nursery School

Part-time, early-learning program delivered at the Centre for children who will be three years old by Dec. 31st.

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Drop-in Playgroup

A welcoming setting at the Centre where children age 0-6 yrs can play and socialize, and parents and caregivers can share wisdom and stories.

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Home-based Childcare

Childcare program provided in safe, nurturing home environments for infants to children aged 12 years.

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Toy Library

A library bursting with more than 500 toys ready to be borrowed by Members for three weeks at a time.

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Evidence-based learning sessions to help you build skills and confidence on a variety of child-rearing topics.

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Operating in the heart of Nepean in Ottawa’s west end since 1991, CCS provides a range of care and early learning options for children from infancy to age 12. Inside the Centre, CCS offers a Centre-based Childcare program, the Part-time Co-operative Nursery School, the Drop-in Playgroup, parent and caregiver workshops and the Toy Library. Outside of the facility, we support Home-based Childcare environments for more than 100 children. CCS has the capacity to support 47 home-base care providers.

All of our programs are designed to nurture a child’s social, cognitive, emotional, language, and physical development.


Upcoming Workshops

  • May 30, 2016

    Infant CPR (Wait list)

    Learn about Infant CPR and what to do if your baby is choking or has an accident at home. To register click hereRead more about Infant CPR (Wait list)

  • May 31, 2016

    Kids Have Stress too! 3 Nights

    May 17, 24 & 31. 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm Learn to identify signs of stress in your child and acquire stress management techniques which will last a lifetime. To register click hereRead more about Kids Have Stress too! 3 Nights

  • June 6, 2016

    Baby Talk

    Me and My Baby Program" Bring your Baby up to age 12 months with you. Speech and language milestones - birth to 2 years. First Words services offered in the community (free screening, health promotion, parent education, assessment and treatment as well as supports with school transition) concrete ways and activities that families can use…Read more about Baby Talk

  • June 7, 2016

    From Baby Food to Table Food - 8 to 12 months

    Bring your Baby up to age 12 months with you. For babies from 8 months to 12 months Learn strategies to successfully transition children from baby food to table food. Discuss serving sizes, solving eating problems, ensuring adequate nutrition. To register click hereRead more about From Baby Food to Table Food - 8 to 12 months

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“I will enjoy giving my baby many massages now that I know what to do. The techniques learned are useful and easy to use”

Infant Massage participant

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