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

  • October 3, 2016

    S.E.A.T.S. Car Seat Safety: Rear Facing

    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 S.E.A.T.S. Car Seat Safety: Rear Facing

  • October 4, 2016

    Infant Massage - Oct 4 - 25, 2016

    Tuesday October 4 to October 25, 2016 (2:15 - 4:15 pm) 4 Tuesdays Baby 3 to 6 months: 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 are welcome. The is a…Read more about Infant Massage - Oct 4 - 25, 2016

  • October 4, 2016

    Building Resiliency In Young Children - (Cancelled)

    This workshop has been cancelled.  We will host it again in the new year.  Please check back for new date and time! Tuesday October 4 - 25, 2016 from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Looking for ways to help your child bounce back from life's challenges?  Want to help your child build confidence?  Learn self-control…Read more about Building Resiliency In Young Children - (Cancelled)

  • October 17, 2016

    Infant CPR

    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

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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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