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Responding to COVID-19 - Castlegar, Grand Forks, Kaslo, Nakusp, Nelson, Salmo, Trail

Community Health Message posted: 03-Apr-2020 3:00 PM PDT

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Children, Youth & Families - Child Care Resources

Child Car Seat Safety Program - Trail

Free, factual, user-friendly information for parents, caregivers, and professionals on the proper selection and use of infant and child car seats by volunteer certified educators.more info

Address / Contact Info
Trail, BC
Anne Johnson: (250) 364-0195
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Child Care Resource and Referral - Interior Region Services

Provides support to CCRR Centres in 13 communities in the BC Interior. more info

Address / Contact Info
Kootenay Kids Society, Child Care Resource and Referral Interior Region Services
804 Stanley Street
, Nelson, BC, V1L 1N7
Phone: (250) 352-0407
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Child Care Resource and Referral Program - Boundary

Offers information and support for parents and care providers including childcare options, parenting resources, workshops and a toy & book lending library. more info

Address / Contact Info
Sunshine Valley Child Care Society
162 72nd Avenue
, Grand Forks, BC, V0H 1H0
Phone: (250) 442-5152
Toll-free: 1-800-475-2823
Fax: (250) 442-2811
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Child Care Resource and Referral Program - Trail & Castlegar

Offers information and support for parents and care providers including childcare options, parenting resources, workshops and a toy & book lending library. more info

Address / Contact Info
Trail Family and Individual Resource (FAIR) Centre, 2079 Columbia Avenue
, Trail, BC, V1R 1K7
Phone: (250) 364-2980
Toll-free: 1-800-223-8966
Fax: (250) 364-1255
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Child Care Resource and Referral Program - West Kootenay

Offers information and support for parents and care providers including childcare options, parenting resources, workshops and a toy & book lending library. more info

Address / Contact Info
Kootenay Kids Society
Yellow House - CCRR, 804 Stanley Street
, Nelson, BC, V1L 1N7
Phone: (250) 352-0407
Fax: (250) 352-0410
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Child Care Subsidy Program

The Child Care Subsidy is a monthly payment from the BC government that helps eligible BC families to meet the costs of child care.more info

Address / Contact Info
Child Care Subsidy Service Centre
Box 9953 Stn Prov Govt
, Victoria, BC, V8W 9R3
Toll-free: 1-888-338-6622
Fax (toll-free): 1-877-544-0699
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Hobbit Hill Children's Centre

A fully inclusive facility. providing licensed group care for children ages 30 – 72 months, and school age care for 6 to 12 year olds. A Kootenay Family Place program.more info

Address / Contact Info
749 11th Avenue
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 1J7
Phone: (250) 365-7280 ext 234
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Kootenay Kids Early Care and Learning Centre

Provides high-quality developmentally-appropriate childcare with programming specifically designed to promote the social, emotional, physical, cognitive and imaginative development of the whole child. more info

Address / Contact Info
Kootenay Kids Society
1007 Cottonwood Street
, Nelson, BC, V1L 3V3
Centre: (250) 354-4673
Kootenay Kids Office: (250) 352-6678
Fax: (250) 352-5523
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Sanctuary Pre-Teen Centre - Trail

Sanctuary is a free after school program open to all children 8 to 12 years old, but especially for those whose parents aren't home right after school. more info

Address / Contact Info
1705 Bay Avenue
, Trail, BC, V1R 4R7
Phone: (250) 368-6142
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Selkirk College Children's Centre

Provides infant / toddler care as well as group care to children age 30 to 72 months. more info

Address / Contact Info
301 Frank Beinder Way
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 4L3
Children's Centre: (250) 365-1210
Kootenay Family Place: (250) 365-8448
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