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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

  • February 27, 2018

    Terrific Toddlers - 4 Tuesday evenings

    Toddlers 12 months to 3 years: February 27, March 6,13 & 20, 2018 (4 Tuesday evenings) Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pm We will explore the developmental milestones, how to create a safe environment for your toddler and the importance of sleep and good nutrition. Communication with your toddler will also be explored: Acknowledge feelings Self…Read more about Terrific Toddlers - 4 Tuesday evenings

  • March 5, 2018


    Me and My Baby Program with baby  3 to 12 months.  This workshop if for you and your baby. The emotional bond that typically forms between infant and caregiver is the means by which the helpless infant gets primary needs met. It then becomes the engine of subsequent social, emotional, and cognitive development. Register HereRead more about Attachment

  • March 19, 2018

    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

  • March 20, 2018

    From Baby food To Table Food Ages 8-12 months - Tuesday

    Me and My Baby Program with Baby age 10 to 18 months.  This workshop is for the participant and their baby Wondering how much food your older baby needs? What are some of the feeding challenges? Looking for recipe ideas? Please note:  the doors to the centre do not open until 2:00 pm Register HereRead more about From Baby food To Table Food Ages 8-12 months - Tuesday

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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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