Children and Family Development

Free child care for young parents builds brighter futures for families

Des services de garde gratuits permettent à des jeunes parents d’assurer un meilleur avenir à leur famille

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Children and Family Development

Free child care for young parents builds brighter futures for families

Des services de garde gratuits permettent à des jeunes parents d’assurer un meilleur avenir à leur famille

This news release was updated on May 18, 2018

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Government Communications and Public Engagement
Ministry of Children and Family Development
250 356-2028
Émilie Gauduchon
Press Secretary
Office of Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development
emilie.gauduchon@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca
819 654-5546
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Communications gouvernementales et engagement public
Ministère de la Famille et du Développement des enfants
250 356 2028
Émilie Gauduchon Attachée de presse
Cabinet de Jean-Yves Duclos, ministre de la Famille, des Enfants et du Développement social
emilie.gauduchon@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca
819 654 5546
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Media Contacts
Government Communications and Public Engagement
Ministry of Children and Family Development
250 356-2028
Émilie Gauduchon
Press Secretary
Office of Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development
emilie.gauduchon@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca
819 654-5546
Renseignements additionnels
Communications gouvernementales et engagement public
Ministère de la Famille et du Développement des enfants
250 356 2028
Émilie Gauduchon Attachée de presse
Cabinet de Jean-Yves Duclos, ministre de la Famille, des Enfants et du Développement social
emilie.gauduchon@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca
819 654 5546

Backgrounders

Young Parent Programs in B.C.

Abbotsford
New Beginnings Young Parent Program, WJ Mouat Secondary (School District 34) – Abbotsford Community Services:
www.abbotsfordcommunityservices.com/programs/families-young-children/new-beginnings

Agassiz
Seabird Island Young Parents Daycare, Seabird Island Community School – Seabird Island First Nation:
www.seabirdisland.ca/index.php/service/young-parents-program/

Brentwood Bay
Slelemw Child Development Centre:
wsanecschoolboard.ca/education/slelemw-child-development-centre

Burnaby
Burnaby South Child Care Centre and Morley Child Care Centre:
www.burnabyfamilylife.org/childcare/burnaby-south-childcare-centre/

Campbell River
Cari's Infant & Toddler Centre at Carihi Secondary School (School District #72) – Forest Circle Society for Families:
www.forestcirclesociety.com/YoungParents.html

Chilliwack
Young Parent Outreach Program - Chilliwack Community Services:
www.comserv.bc.ca/youth-and-family-counselling

Coquitlam
Little Scholars YMCA Child Care at Coquitlam Alternate Basic Education Secondary School (School District #43) – The YMCA of Greater Vancouver:
gv.ymca.ca/Locations/Coquitlam/Austin-Heights/Little-Scholars-YMCA-Child-Care

Courtenay
Little Friends Early Learning Centre and Teddies ‘N’ Toddlers Childcare Centre:
https://tntls.com/

Cranbrook
Young Parents’ Education Program Day Care at the College of the Rockies (School District #5) – Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy:
https://www.cotr.bc.ca/abe/cotr_web.asp?IDNumber=162

Duncan
Nagle Street Early Learning Program and Growing Together Early Childhood Education and Care Program:
http://www.growingtogether.ca/

Fort St. John
Northern Baby Bear Daycare Inc. at North Peace Secondary School (School District #60):
https://lovefortstjohn.com/businesses/northern-baby-bear-daycare-inc

Kamloops
The YPP offered through First Steps Daycare includes – Boys and Girls Club of Kamloops:
www.bgckamloops.com/children-programs

Kelowna
The YMCA Young Parent Program and Child Care at Kelowna Secondary school (in partnership with other School District 23 schools) – YMCA of Okanagan:
www.ymcaokanagan.ca/Programs/Community-Initiatives/YMCA-Young-Parent-Program-and-Child-Care?location=06c85628-1370-4b23-bab4-823ec55f281f

Kimberley
First Steps Daycare - Summit Community Service Society:
https://www.summitfamily.ca/daycare-programs

Maple Ridge
Curious Minds Learning Centre Ltd. at Maple Ridge Secondary school:
http://curiousmindslearning.webs.com/

Nanaimo
‘Uxwin Mimne’ Daycare Centre at John Barsby Community School or the Learning Alternative School Raven’s Lelum – Tillicum Lelum Aboriginal Friendship Centre:
www.tillicumlelum.ca/news/uxwin-mimne-daycare-center

New Westminster
Ready Set Grow Daycare – Lower Mainland Purpose Society
www.purposesociety.org/locations/ready-set-grow/

North Vancouver
Mountainside Daycare – North Shore Neighbourhood House:
www.nsnh.bc.ca/youth/young-parents-program/

Oliver and Penticton
Sites in Oliver and Penticton are both run by  OneSky Community Resources: http://oneskycommunity.com/early-childhood/childcare-programs/programs/

  • Oliver High School Child Care (School District 53)
  • Hand in Hand Infant/Toddler Centre at Penticton High Secondary School (School District 67) or Adult Learning Centre

Parksville
Kids Park Childcare Inc.:
https://www.facebook.com/Kids-Park-Childcare-Inc-1794672227499893/

Port Alberni
Hummingbird Childcare Centre, Alberni District Secondary School/Vast Alternate School #70

Powell River
Roots and Wings Early Learning Centre, Brooks Secondary School (School District 47):
rootsandwings.webs.com/

Prince George
Elizabeth Fry Family Centre’s Teen Mothers Alternate Program (School District 57) – Prince George and District Elizabeth Fry Society:
www.pgefry.bc.ca/programs/prince-george/young-parent-program/

Prince Rupert
Discovery Childcare Centre:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Discovery-Childcare-Daycare/1430016863951574

Richmond
Richmond Colts Day Care – Richmond Secondary; Family Services of Greater Vancouver:
https://rhs.sd38.bc.ca/students/young-parent-program

Willow Early Care and Learning Centre – Atira Women’s Resource Society:
www.atira.bc.ca/willow-early-care-and-learning-centre

Saanichton and Sidney
Sites in Saanichton and Sidney are both run by Beacon Community Services Society:
https://beaconcs.ca/services-programs/children-youth-families/child-care/

  • T.E.A.M I Infant Care at Stelly’s Secondary School (School District 63) in Saanichton
  • T.E.A.M II Infant and Toddler Care at the Individual Learning Centre in Sidney

Surrey
Growing Together Day Care at Gilford Park Secondary school (School District 36) – Options Community Services Society:
https://options.bc.ca/program/growing-together-daycare

Maxxine Wright Early Care & Learning Centre – Atira Women’s Resource Society:
http://atira.bc.ca/MWECLC/index.html

Terrace
P.A.C.E.S Day Care at Caledonia Senior Secondary school (School District 82) or P.A.C.E.S school program:
https://terracepaces.weebly.com/

Vancouver
YWCA Emma’s Child Care Centre at Sir Charles Tupper Secondary school – YWCA Metro Vancouver:
https://ywcavan.org/programs/early-learning-and-child-care/our-centres

Victoria
Artemis Young Parent Program at Artemis Place Secondary school (School District 61):
http://artemisplace.org/our-programs/young-parent-program/

The Cridge Centre for the Family – Victoria High Secondary School, SJ Willis, Camosun College or Kiwanis campuses (infant/toddler care and care for children aged three years to kindergarten): http://cridge.org/childcare/

Williams Lake
Kidcare Daycare Centre and Kidcare Daycare 2 – Women’s Contact Society:
http://kidcaredaycare.org/  

Media Contacts
Government Communications and Public Engagement
Ministry of Children and Family Development
250 356-2028
Émilie Gauduchon
Press Secretary
Office of Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development
emilie.gauduchon@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca
819 654-5546

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