Child Care Resource and Referral Program - West Kootenay

The CCRR Outreach Consultant services the area that extends from Nelson, up the valley to Nakusp, New Denver, Meadow Creek, Kaslo, and south 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

Toy Library: Mon, Tues & Thurs: 9am - 4pm

Care Providers Only: Friday: 9am - 4pm

Service Details

Geographic areas served: Nelson

Web Links

Location Map

This program was last updated on 20 Mar 2017.