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

  • February 27, 2017

    Health Care for Baby and Mom

    Me and My Baby Program with Baby to 12 months Discussion: A Public Health Nurse will discuss such topics as: immunization: should I get the flu vaccine for my baby?; childhood diseases ie. fevers - what to do , colds; postpartum depression and breast feeding dilemmas and child development Register HereRead more about Health Care for Baby and Mom

  • March 6, 2017

    Baby Talk

    Me and My Baby Program with baby to 12 months Speech and language milestones – birth to 2 years Concrete ways and activities that families can use to promote their baby’s speech and language development. Register HereRead more about Baby Talk

  • March 13, 2017

    Infant CPR

    Me and My Baby program , with baby up to 12 months Learn about Infant CPR and what to do if your baby is choking or has an accident at home. Register HereRead more about Infant CPR

  • March 14, 2017

    Infant Massage

    Me and My Baby Program with baby 3 to 6 months Four Tuesday afternoons 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. Fee: $5.00 for supplies. Register HereRead more about Infant Massage

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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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