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

  • January 24, 2017

    Transition To Solids and Making Baby Food

    Me and My Baby Program with Baby age 4 to 6 months A Dietician 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

  • January 30, 2017

    Sleep and Routines

    Me and My Baby workshops for new born 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

  • February 6, 2017

    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

  • February 7, 2017

    Terrific Toddlers - 4 Tuesday evenings

    Toddlers 12 months to 3 years: 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 calming strategies Developing positive self esteem and Positive discipline strategies Understand and embrace the wonders…Read more about Terrific Toddlers - 4 Tuesday evenings

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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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