Child Care Resource and Referral Program - West Kootenay

The CCRR Outreach Consultant services the area that extends from Nelson to Kaslo and meadow Creek, up the Slocan Valley to New Denver and Nakusp and southeast to Ymir and Salmo.

Offers information to parents about child care choices in those communities.

Provides information about government financial assistance (subsidy) that is available to eligible families and assists with completing and faxing forms.

Offers workshops to parents and caregivers and participates in special events for children.

Supports care providers by providing information, resources and training, as well as informal networking opportunities and assists individuals interested in becoming a Registered Licensed Not Required (RLNR) caregiver.

Provides members with low-cost art and craft materials.

Provide parents and care providers with access to resources and toys from the toy library.

Outreach consultant and a travelling van bring resources, equipment and toys to participating communities.

Membership, which give access to the Toy Library and certain other services, is $40 per year or $20 for 6 months.

Address / Contact Info

Kootenay Kids Society
Yellow House - CCRR 804 Stanley Street Nelson, BCV1L 1N7

Phone Numbers

Phone : (250) 352-0407

Hours of Operation

Regular hours: Tuesday: 9am to 12 noon; 1 to 7pm
Wednesday & Thursday: 9am to 12 noon; 1 to 4pm

Friday 9am to 12 noon; 1 to 4pm:: Open only for caregivers and for parents needing assistance finding child care or accessing the Affordable Child Care Benefit

Service Details

Geographic areas served: Nelson
Program fee notes: Free

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This program was last updated on 18 Jun 2019.