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 2, 2016

    How Money Works

    Want to save money? Want to avoid common financial pitfalls that new parents often make? Then you need to attend our 'How Money Works' seminar. Spend one hour with us and learn how to make sound financial decisions now and in the future for you and your family. From the different types of life insurance,…Read more about How Money Works

  • May 3, 2016

    Transition to Solids and Making Baby Food - 4-6 month old babies (Wait list)

    Bring Baby, age 4 to 6 months with you. The Dietician will cover the following topics: When to introduce solids What foods can be introduced at what ages. Demonstration on how to make pureed foods To register click hereRead more about Transition to Solids and Making Baby Food - 4-6 month old babies (Wait list)

  • May 9, 2016

    Power Of Play (wait list)

    "Me and My Baby Program" Bring your baby up to 12 months with you. Discussion about what to expect through the stages of Infant development; What the research says; The importance of play through early childhood. To register click hereRead more about Power Of Play (wait list)

  • May 10, 2016

    Infant Massage for ages 3-6 m (4 afternoons) (Full)

    Baby 3 to 6 months: May 10, 17, 24 & 31 Infant massage promotes nurturing touch and communication with our babies. Learn massage techniques which may help with colic, gas, tummy pains, evening “fussing” and more. This is a hands on workshop. Dads welcome. $5 for supplies. Subsidy available. To register click hereRead more about Infant Massage for ages 3-6 m (4 afternoons) (Full)

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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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