Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre

Inspiring & Promoting Excellence in Child Care & Early Learning

Updates & Events

One door closes and another opens…

One door closes and another opens…

As many of you know, the ECEBC Bursary fund for Professional Development will close at the end of August.

However, Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre (WCCRC), will begin administering a PD Bursary for ECEs and other child care providers in British Columbia starting this fall!

Child Care Resource and Referral Highlights 2018-19

Child Care Resource and Referral Highlights 2018-19

The CCRR Program supports BC families and child care providers. Funded by the Ministry of Children and Family Development, we are proud to increase access for families to community services and Government programs, and improve the quality of child care through training and resource support.

In 2018-19 we provided:
27,336 families with affordable Child Care benefit assistance
79,724 Child Care referrals
1041 professional development opportunities to 19,616 participants
21,616 borrowers with library resources
2670 support visits to Child Care Programs
Across the province.
 

Learn photography basics for child care settings!

Learn photography basics for child care settings!

This summer, Westcoast is offering a series of three workshops on photography in early child care settings for beginners. These can be taken as standalone workshops of 4 hours each, or as a series of 3 workshops for a total of 12 hours of professional development.

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.

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We've Moved!

We are now open at Suite #225-3665 Kingsway, Vancouver.

New (temporary) location, same great resources!

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. 

 
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!