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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

  • April 30, 2018

    Infant CPR

    Me and My Baby Program with baby  0 to 12 months.  This workshop if for you and your baby. 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

  • May 1, 2018

    Introduction to Solids and Making Baby Food - Tuesday

    Me and My Baby Program with Baby age 4 to 8 months A registered Dietician will be present the following topics: Wondering when and how to introduce solids to your baby? Learn about the healthiest foods for baby Allergenic foods Choking hazards Benefits of making your own baby food. Register HereRead more about Introduction to Solids and Making Baby Food - Tuesday

  • May 1, 2018

    Kids Have Stress Too - 3 Tuesday evenings

    Learn to identify signs of stress in your child and acquire stress management techniques which will last a lifetime. Workshop runs 3 Tuesday nights May 1, 8 & 15, 2018 Time: 6;30 - 8:30 pm Register HereRead more about Kids Have Stress Too - 3 Tuesday evenings

  • May 7, 2018

    Sleep & Routines

    Me and My Baby Program with baby  0 to 12 months.  This workshop if for you and your baby. Tips on nap-time and evening routines.  Teach your child to self soothe.  Dealing with night wakening. Register HereRead more about Sleep & 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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