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 12, 2016

    Making your home safe for Baby

    Monday September 12,2016 Time: 2-4 pm Find out how to make your home safer for baby. Register HereRead more about Making your home safe for Baby

  • September 13, 2016

    Transition to Solids and Making Baby Food

    Baby age 4 to 6 months: The Dietitian will cover: when to introduce solids and what foods can be introduced at what ages. There will be a demonstration on how to make pureed foods. Register HereRead more about Transition to Solids and Making Baby Food

  • September 19, 2016

    Child Care Options

    With baby up to 12 months Learn about the child care system. Questions to ask when looking for care. When to begin the search. Register HereRead more about Child Care Options

  • September 26, 2016

    How Money Works: Financial Planning"

    With Baby up to 12 months: Want to save money? Want to avoid common financial pitfalls that new parents often make? Then you need to attend this session. 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…Read more about How Money Works: Financial Planning"

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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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