Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre

Inspiring & Promoting Excellence in Child Care & Early Learning

We have moved! We are now at #225-3665 Kingsway

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 www.ccrr.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.

Used Book Sale!

Used Book Sale!

Join us at Westcoast Early Learning Library for a used book sale!

Saturday 1st June 2019

10:30am to 3:30pm

 

All items are by donation.

Bring a bag, fill it up and pay what you feel!

Garden Works field trip for family child care providers

Garden Works field trip for family child care providers

Vancouver CCRR staff and local family child care providers take children on a field trip to Garden Works.

Supporting children living with anxiety

Supporting children living with anxiety

Back in February, Angel Li and Sandy Yip from WCCRC had the opportunity to join the Early Years Centre workshop Fear & Anxiety in Early Years, by Dr. Deborah Bell. Read their article to learn how to identify and provide support for anxiety in young children. 

Working with LGBTQ2S+ Children and Families

Working with LGBTQ2S+ Children and Families

In June 2017, Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre and QMUNITY received funding from the Social Planning and Projects division of the City of Vancouver, to work together on a pilot project to raise awareness amongst early learning practitioners on inclusion of trans, gender variant and Two-Spirit children and families in their programs. Read our article about WCCRC's involvement in the project and connect to a range of resources for working with LGBTQ2S+ children and families.