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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

  • September 24, 2018

    Car Seat Safety - Rear Facing

    Me and My Baby Program with baby  0 to 12 months.  This workshop if for you and your baby. A trained Car Seat Safety technician will demonstrate the proper way to install your infant car seat and discuss when to make the transition to a front facing seat. Register HereRead more about Car Seat Safety - Rear Facing

  • September 25, 2018

    Essential Oils Presentation

    Me and My Baby Program with baby  0 to 12 months.  This workshop if for you and your baby. What are essential oils?  How do they work?  How can you use them for your family?  This workshop will help to answer these questions and more?  This is a fun & interactive workshop for parents.  Come…Read more about Essential Oils Presentation

  • October 9, 2018

    Baby Sign

    Me and My Baby Program with baby  3 to 12 months.  This workshop if for you and your baby. Open up the lines of communication with your infant with signs for "more", "done", "eat", "change" and other signs for everyday items. Register HereRead more about Baby Sign

  • October 9, 2018

    Building Resilience in Young Children

    This workshop runs for 4 Tuesday evenings: Oct 9, 16, 23 & 30 Looking for ways to help your child bounce back from life’s challenges? Want to help your child build confidence? Learn self-control or Develop a positive outlook? Resilience is the ability to steer through life challenges and find ways to bounce back to…Read more about Building Resilience in Young Children

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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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