West Kootenay Boundary Supported Child Development Program

Serves children from birth to 12 (with services for youth 13 – 19 years currently available on a case-by-case basis) who require extra support to be included in a child care setting due to a developmental delay or disability in physical, cognitive, communicative or emotional, social, behavioural areas

Children living in the West Kootenay Boundary region are eligible. Parents may self-refer or, with parental permission, referrals may come from others working with the child and family.

Provides the following services to support children, families, and child care providers:

  • Individual planning to promote each child’s development
  • Training and information for families and child care providers
  • Resources such as books, toys and specialized equipment
  • Referrals to other services such as therapists or specialists
  • Where necessary, additional staffing to ensure that children may participate fully with their peers.
  • Support with finding and arranging suitable childcare (Note: Program does not cover the cost of the childcare space fee, but does cover the cost of additional staffing if that is required to meet your child’s needs)

Go to the website for more information and for referral forms for:

  • Castlegar & District
  • Grand Forks / Boundary District,
  • Nakusp & District, Nelson & District
  • Trail Area
  • Aboriginal Supported Child Development Program

Address / Contact Info

Kootenay Family Place (KFP)
767 11th Avenue Castlegar, BCV1N 1J7
Mailing address:
Kootenay Family Place
Box 3144
Castlegar, BC
V1N 3H4

Phone Numbers

Phone : (250) 365-5616 ext 228
Toll-free : 1-888-644-5616
Fax : (250) 365-5792

Hours of Operation

Regular hours: Monday to Friday: 8am to 3pm

Web Links

Location Map

This program was last updated on 17 Mar 2017.