Child Care Resource and Referral Program - West Kootenay

Serving Nelson and surrounding area extending 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 free access to resources and toys from the toy library.

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

Address / Contact Info

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

Phone Numbers

Phone : (250) 352-0407
Fax : (250) 352-0410

Hours of Operation

Office: Mon & Thurs: 8am to 12 noon; 1 to 4pm
Tues & Wed: 10am to 12 noon; 1 to 6pm

Care Providers Only: Friday 9am to 12 noon; 1 to 4pm

Service Details

Geographic areas served: Nelson
Program fee notes: Free

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This program was last updated on 07 Feb 2020.