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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

  • September 11, 2017

    Making Your Home Safe for Baby

    Me and My Baby Program with baby  0 to 12 months.  This workshop if for you and your baby. Find out how to make your home safer for baby. Register HereRead more about Making Your Home Safe for Baby

  • September 18, 2017

    Sleep and 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 and Dealing with night wakening Register HereRead more about Sleep and Routines

  • October 2, 2017

    Car Seat Safety - Rear Facing

    Me and My Baby Program with baby  0 to 12 months.  This workshop if for you and your baby. A trained Car Seat Safety technician will demonstrate the proper way to install your infant car seat and discuss when to make the transition to a front facing seat. Register HereRead more about Car Seat Safety - Rear Facing

  • October 10, 2017

    How to Talk so Kids Will Listen...

    Six - Tuesday evenings from:  October 10, 17, 24,  November 7, 14 & 21, 2017 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm For parents and caregivers.  Based on the book "How to Talk so Kids will Listen and Listen so Kids will Talk" by Faber/Mazlish Topics include: Helping children deal with their feelings Engaging cooperation Alternatives to…Read more about How to Talk so Kids Will Listen...

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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”

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