Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre

Inspiring & Promoting Excellence in Child Care & Early Learning

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Administration & Management for Child Care

We have now launched our Administration & Management for Child Care Knowledge Base - a comprehensive online information database for ECE leaders, with detailed guidance on all areas of child care leadership. Subscribe today to take advantage of our of the professional development bursary available. 

Our self-paced 12-hour Administation and Management for Child Care Self-Guided online course is now also open for registration

Choosing Child Care

We provide parents and guardians with tools and resources to help find quality child care in Vancouver. From a list of child care providers to help navigating provincial subsidy applications, we are here to help. Explore our site to find more resources and articles on parenting as well as some of the other services and workshops we deliver to families and early childhood educators. Learn More.

Professional Development

WCCRC is a leader in training and workshops tailored for early childhood educators and caregivers. Our curriculum covers topics for those just entering the field and for those with years of experience who wish to add to their toolbox.   And for more resources both for educators and for children in your care – visit our library. Learn More.

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Westcoast CCRC

Serving For Over 30 Years

Known and respected for our collaboration and community-building, WCCRC provides consultation and guidance to government, researchers and other organizations to promote and support excellence in early care and learning across BC. We are a trusted source of resources, referrals and information for families looking for child care and those who provide it.

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Vancouver Child Care Resource & Referral

Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre is the host organization  for the Vancouver Child Care Resource & Referral (VCCRR). The Vancouver CCRR program provides a wide range of services to support both child care providers and families seeking child care within the City of Vancouver. Visit the Child Care Resource and Referral Centres - Province of British Columbia (gov.bc.ca) website to find CCRRs in other communities in BC.

THE WORLD OF CHILD CARE

Stay on top of the latest updates and changes at WCCRC and in the world of child care through the latest news and articles below.

Giving Tuesday: Help us strengthen communities and transform lives

Giving Tuesday: Help us strengthen communities and transform lives

This Giving Tuesday, WCCRC is proud to be participating in a global day of giving! 

The WELL is free for all borrowers! This includes our valued educators, families, students, care providers and all who are interested in quality early learning and care. 

Please consider making a donation to our Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre Early Learning Library (WELL) campaign.  Every contribution helps and we are so grateful for your support.

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BC's Path to Universal Child Care Podcast Season 2, Episode 3: Adrienne Montani

Welcome back to Season 2! We are so grateful for your support and interest in this Podcast, as we follow BC's Path to Universal Child Care, along with a series of special guests from the child care community. 

In Episode 3, Gyda, Nora and Crystal chat with Adrienne Montani - social justice activist, child and youth advocate, past Vancouver School Board chair and Executive Director of First Call Child and Youth Advocacy Society.

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BC's Path to Universal Child Care Podcast Season 2, Episode 2

Finding Connection and Meaning through Communities of Practice 

In this episode we explore how we find and sustain professional connections and meaning through communities of practice. We talk with Jacqueline Ewonus, Jen Vanderberg, Lisa Nicholson and Nicky Byres who are working as community of practice mentors with the ECE Professional Development Bursary Program. They share their powerful stories about participating in and leading communities of practice and the transformation that happens. Follow up with Jacqueline, Jen, Lisa and Nicky through Instagram or Twitter @bc_communities_of_practice. Find out how to get funding for a community of practice at  eceprodbursary.org

 

BCs Path to Universal Child Care Podcast, Season 2 Episode 1

BCs Path to Universal Child Care Podcast, Season 2 Episode 1

In this episode, we explore how we find and sustain professional connections and meaning through communities of practice. We talk with Jacqueline Ewonus, Jen Vanderberg, Lisa Nicholson and Nicky Byres who are working as community of practice mentors with the ECE Professional Development Bursary Program. They share their powerful stories about participating in and leading communities of practice and the transformation that happens. Follow up with Jacqueline, Jen, Lisa, and Nicky through Instagram or Twitter @bc_communities_of_practice. Find out how to get funding for a community of practice at  eceprodbursary.org

Finding Connection and Meaning through Communities of Practice

 

 

Finding Connection and Meaning through Communities of Practice