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 24, 2016

    Baby Talk

    with Baby up to 12 months: Speech and language milestones – birth to 2 years Concrete ways and activities that you  can use to promote your baby’s speech and language development.Read more about Baby Talk

  • October 31, 2016

    The Power of Play and the Value of Toys

    With baby up to 12 months: What to expect through the stages of infant development. How toys will enhance that development. Discussion about the importance of play through the early childhood years. Register HereRead more about The Power of Play and the Value of Toys

  • November 1, 2016

    Bully Awareness

    Tuesday November 1, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm For parents and caregivers of children age 3 years to 9 years. How to identify signs of bullying in your child's world. Who is the bully? Who is the victim? What can you do as a parent to help? Register HereRead more about Bully Awareness

  • November 7, 2016

    Sleep and Routines

    With Baby up to 12 months: Discussion about: tips on nap-time and evening routines teach your child to self soothe dealing with night wakening Register HereRead more about Sleep and Routines

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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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