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

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 23, 2019

    Siblings Without Rivalry - 3 Tuesday evenings

    For parents/caregivers of 2 or more children, age 12 months to 18 years. Topics include: communicate with siblings effectively to help children deal with their feelings understand how to free your children from family roles & labels respect individuality & cope with sibling rivalry/fighting Workshop runs 3 Tuesday nights April 23, 30 & May 7, 2019…Read more about Siblings Without Rivalry - 3 Tuesday evenings

  • April 24, 2019

    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

  • May 8, 2019

    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

  • May 21, 2019

    Feeding Your Baby and Making Your Own Baby Food - Tuesday

    Me and My Baby Program with Baby age 4 to 12 months. Presented by a Registered Dietitian The registered Dietitian will be present to cover the following topics: How to introduce solids to your baby learn about the healthiest foods for bayb Allergenic foods chocking hazards the benefits of making your own baby food Register…Read more about Feeding Your Baby and Making Your Own Baby Food - Tuesday

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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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