Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre

Inspiring & Promoting Excellence in Child Care & Early Learning

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.

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.

Groundbreaking Child Care News in British Columbia

Groundbreaking Child Care News in British Columbia

The Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia announced the approval of funding for universal child care prototype sites throughout communities in the Province.  Families in these programs will pay no more than $200 a month for their child care fees. 

 
WCCRC Child Care Wage Survey Report Available

WCCRC Child Care Wage Survey Report Available

A survey on the wages and benefits of educators and administrators working in licensed centre-based child care facilities in Vancouver was undertaken in April and May of 2018 and the report is now available!

Affordable Child Care Benefit Information

Affordable Child Care Benefit Information

The Affordable Child Care Benefit is replacing the Child Care Subidy and CCRR is here to help!

Start Up Grant Application

Start Up Grant Application

New grants are available to help child care providers become licensed. For more information read the BC Government's News Release.