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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 26, 2017

    Transition to Solids and Making Baby Food - Tuesday

    Me and My Baby Program with Baby age 3 to 12 months Learn strategies to successfully transition infants from baby food to table food. Discuss serving sizes, solving eating problems, ensuring adequate nutrition. Register HereRead more about Transition to Solids and Making Baby Food - Tuesday

  • October 2, 2017

    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

  • October 10, 2017

    How to Talk so Kids Will Listen...

    Six - Tuesday evenings from:  October 10, 17, 24,  November 7, 14 & 21, 2017 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm For parents and caregivers.  Based on the book "How to Talk so Kids will Listen and Listen so Kids will Talk" by Faber/Mazlish Topics include: Helping children deal with their feelings Engaging cooperation Alternatives to…Read more about How to Talk so Kids Will Listen...

  • October 16, 2017

    Baby Talk

    Me and My Baby Program with baby  0 to 12 months.  This workshop if for you and your baby. 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).  Concret ways and activities…Read more about Baby Talk

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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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