Our program offers different levels of service for either Child Care Providers or Community Partners.
New Opportunities to Borrow!
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:30 to 4:00 You MUST phone the office to ensure a staff member is available to help you.
Wednesday: noon to 7:00 Open Door, please drop by!
Child Care Providers
We have many services and resources available to you as a member:
Seasonal newsletters addressing current child care issues
Phone consultations with early childhood professionals
Access to workshops in the Capital Region and Vancouver Island
Access to library resources, including books, CDs, DVDs, and videos
Laminating, photocopying, and die cut machine services for a nominal fee
Information on liability insurance and group benefits insurance
Access to themed provocation boxes, book bags, backpacks, felt board stories, and add on equipment.
Access to infant/toddler equipment (please contact our office for further information)
Information about subsidy, operating, and capital funding programs
Certificate of membership recognizing achievement
Computerized referral registry connecting families to child care providers
Information about Family Child Care Training
If you are interested in becoming a Member, please contact us for more information.
You can choose to be added to our database and receive information about workshops, community events, and our “green” newsletter. This option appeals to front line educators, college instructors, early learning & care students, and the greater community who want to be informed of what is happening in the early years community and who want to have quick access to learning opportunities. Please contact our receptionist at firstname.lastname@example.org to have your name and information added to our Community Partner database.
Registered License-Not-Required (RLNR) Child Care Providers
Interested in becoming a registered license-not-required (RLNR) child care provider?
RLNR child care providers may care for up to two children in their home, in addition to their own children.
By registering with a Child Care Resource and Referral program, RLNR child care providers can access support, information, training, and resources to enhance the quality of their child care program. For more detailed information about the benefits of registration, check the list of services for care providers.
Registration requirements* include:
Be at least 19 years of age
Criminal record checks for everyone over the age of 12 years of age living in the home (CCRR consultant will provide applicable forms)
Provide a valid first aid certificate
Completion of a Self-Evaluation
Complete a Provider Interview
Provide three character references (CCRR consultant will provide forms)
Undergo a Health and Safety Home Assessment
Complete Family Child Care Training or equivalent (a minimum of 20 hours of training) before or within one year of becoming registered
Attend a minimum of two workshops of continuing professional development per year after the registration year To initiate the registration process, please contact email@example.com.
* Please note: If you have financial barriers to meeting some of the requirements, please inquire about assistance during your initial meeting with a Child Care Consultant.
Family Child Care Training
Victoria CCRR’s Family Child Care Training uses the three levels of instruction as developed by the Canadian Child Care Federation, a national organization whose mission is to achieve excellence through early learning and child care. Family Child Care Training prepares candidates to offer quality child care in their home. Topics include: