Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre

Inspiring & Promoting Excellence in Child Care & Early Learning


Get To Know WCCRC

Their Future, Our Mission

Our Child Care Resource Centre provides information, referrals, training and resources to families, individuals and organizations who are seeking the best child care and early learning.

Our Vision 

A community that promotes, encourages, supports and expects excellence in early care and learning.

Our Values

We believe accessible, affordable, inclusive, quality early care and learning programs are at the heart of community and every family is entitled to access.
We embrace the diversity of our communities, promote anti- bias goals and strive to meet the needs of the people and organizations we serve.
We promote professionalism through advocacy, research, education and best practices; and as a learning organization are dedicated to excellence, capacity building, flexibility and creative change.

Answering important questions for more than 20,000 parents and caregivers each year.

Referrals in several languages to over 5,000 parents each year.

WCCRC provides consultation and guidance to government, researchers and other organizations to promote and support excellence in early care and learning in BC.

Many different courses, workshops and seminars for professionals, parents and caregivers.

Westcoast Early Learning Library (WELL) is a publicly accessible collection of more than 12,000 loanable early learning resources. Our collection includes books, periodicals, audio-visual materials, toys and kits. We also stock resources in different languages.

Board of Directors

Westcoast Family Centres is a charitable non-profit society. Westcoast Board members support the organization, its vision and its work by lending their expertise to provide governance and direction to the society overall.  Board members are elected at the annual general meeting (usually held in September) for a two-year term.

Learn more about the Westcoast Family Centres Board of Directors here.

CCRC Staff


  • Crystal Janes 
    Associate Director
  • Annette Matthew

    Finance and Administrative Assistant

Child Care Consultant Services

  • Kirin Sandhu
    CCRR Team Leader
  • Grace Pan
    Child Care & Parent Services Consultant
  • Siranoush Moradmand
    Child Care & Parent Services Consultant
  • Sandra Rivera                                                  Child Care & Parent Services Consultant​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Westcoast Early Learning Library (WELL)

  • Cassidy Taylor
    Library Technician
  • Kimberly Wong 
    ECE Library Staff
  • Crystal Janes
    Associate Director 

Parent Services

  • Heidi Ziegler
    Parent Services Advisor
  • Grace Pan
    Child Care and Parent Services Consultant
  • Angel Li
    Parent Services Advisor
  • Siranoush Moradmand
    Child Care & Parent Services Consultant

Professional Development & Training

  • Crystal Janes
    Associate Director 
  • Nora Mejia
    Training Program Coordinator
  • Rosa Ng
    Training Registration Coordinator
  • Vesna Krcmar
    Outreach Professional Development Coordinator
  • Natasa Guzina
    Professional Development Coordinator 

Job Postings

  • Annette Matthew

    Finance and Administrative Assistant