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 3, 2017

    Child Care Options

    Me and My Baby program with baby 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

  • April 10, 2017

    Making Home Safe for Babies

    Me and My Baby Program with baby up to 12 months Find out how to make your home safer for baby. Register HereRead more about Making Home Safe for Babies

  • April 24, 2017

    Car Seat Safety: Rear Facing

    Me and My Baby Program with baby to 12 months 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

  • April 25, 2017

    Transition to Solids and Making Baby Food

    Me and My Baby Program with Baby age 8 to 12 months Learn strategies to successfully transition infants from baby food to table food. Discuss serving sizes, solving eating problems, ensuring adequate nutrition. Register HereRead more about Transition to Solids and Making Baby Food

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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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