Provincial Child Care Resource and Referral Programs’ Highlights
Child Care Links
Liability Disclaimer: In providing links to other child care home pages, CCRR makes no warranties regarding the content, and its application by users, or regarding the accessibility, reliability and security of its services. Users are responsible for ensuring that any information they use is appropriate to their purposes.
- 1Up Victoria Single Parent Resource Centre
1Up, Victoria Single Parent Resource Centre, provides practical support, opportunities for growth and a sense of hope for one-parent families across Greater Victoria.
- British Columbia Aboriginal Child Care Society
A provincial organization serving Aboriginal early childhood programs throughout British Columbia.
- BC Child Care Resource and Referral Programs
Quality child care referrals, resources and support to all child care providers and parents in over 400 communities across the Province of British Columbia
- Family Services of Greater Victoria
Provides professional counselling for adults, children, youth, and families, legal support services, and workshops.
- BC Family Child Care Association
The Professional organization of family child care providers in the province of British Columbia.
- BC Housing
BC Housing’s role is to assist British Columbians in greatest need of affordable and appropriate housing by providing options along the continuum.
- BC Ministry of Children and Family Development Affordable Child Care Benefit
Helping families obtain affordable, accessible, safe, quality child care
- Canadian Child Care Federation
Committed to providing Canadians with the very best in early learning and child care knowledge and best practices.
- Child Care Map
Find licensed child care providers in B.C. – look up information about the programs and services they offer, or see which locations are accepting more children.
- Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island
Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island raises funds to help children and youth with special health needs reach their potential.
Coalition of Child Care Advocates of BC
A voluntary organization of interested citizens – parents, child care providers, community organizations, and unions formed to promote and support quality community-based child care services that benefit children, families and the public and in the best interests of society.
The Cridge Centre for the Family
A place where people can find hope and direction when they are the most vulnerable and in need… A community of caring individuals who believe there’s more to social services than providing programs.
Early Childhood Educators of BC
Advancing early childhood education and care since 1969.
Training information and information regarding the requirements for a licence to practice as an ECE.
Early Childhood Pedagogy Network
The British Columbia Early Childhood Pedagogy Network (ECPN) is the provincial group of pedagogists who support early childhood educators in BC.
- First Call: BC Child & Youth Advocacy Coalition
An alliance of five provincial child care organizations that brought together over 4000 individuals, groups and child care providers in BC.
- First Nations Health Authority
The FNHA is the first and only provincial health organization of its kind in Canada, transforming the way health care is delivered to First Nations and Indigenous people in BC.
- Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP)
Intent is to create, advance, and apply knowledge through interdisciplinary research to help children and families thrive.
- Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria (ICA)
Helps individuals and organizations to connect across cultures.
- Island Health
Provides health care to people on Vancouver Island, on the islands of the Georgia Strait, and in the mainland communities between Powell River and Rivers Inlet.
- The Learning Curve
supports families and educates and advocates for children and youth experiencing learning and/or behavioural challenges.
- Métis Nation BC
MNBC’s mandate is to develop and enhance opportunities for Métis communities by implementing culturally relevant, social, and economic programs, and services.
- Military Family Resource Centre
Programs and services that meet the unique needs of military families.
- Ministry of Education and Child Care
Ministry of the Province of British Columbia.
- Ministry of Health, Community Care Facilities Branch
Ministry of the Province of British Columbia.
- NIŁ TU,O Child and Family Services Society
NIȽ TU,O Child and Family Services Society is a Delegated Aboriginal Agency (DAA) offering both delegated and non-delegated services to our clients.
- School Age Child Care Association of BC
Province wide, nonprofit organization open to both professionals and students working or studying in the school age child care field.
- South Island Child
This website aims to connect parents, caregivers and service providers on Southern Vancouver Island with tools and resources to help children get the best possible start in life.
Southern Vancouver Island Family Child Care Association
Provides the opportunity for members to maintain high quality family child care that nurtures the whole child.
Unit for Early Years Research & Development (University of Victoria School of Child & Youth Care)
Focuses on the importance of leadership and local engagement in support of diversity and social equity in the early years.
- Victoria Immigrant and Refugee Centre
At VIRCS diversity is our strength. We build active communities by empowering immigrants, refugees and established residents.
- Victoria Native Friendship Centre
The VNFC mandate is to encourage and promote the well-being of Urban Aboriginal People, by strengthening individuals, family, and community.
- Young Parents Support Network
A small, non-profit organization whose mission is to support and empower young parent families.
- Range of Fees – with Fee Reduction Initiative, Feb 2023 (Compiled by VCCRR; reflects the range of fees for setting enrolled in the Fee Reduction Initiative)
- Range of Fees – without Fee Reduction Initiative, Feb 2023 (Compiled by VCCRR; reflects the range of fees for settings not enrolled in the Fee Reduction Initiative)
- Number of Licenses and Child Care Spaces in Victoria, November 2022 (Compiled by VCCRR)
- Victoria CCRR Group Salary April 2023 (Compiled by VCCRR; updated yearly)
Evaluation of Early Care and Learning Recruitment and Retention Strategy (2021)
Child Care in Victoria (2020)
North Saanich Child Care Inventory and Action Plan (2020)
Central Saanich Child Care Inventory and Action Plan (2020)
Sidney Child Care Inventory and Action Plan (2020)
Oak Bay Child Care Inventory and Action Plan (2020)
Saanich Child Care Inventory and Action Plan Appendices (2020)
Stepping Stones: Child Care Planning Guides for BC’s Local Governments (2021)
Survey of Victoria CCRR Child Care Sector (2022)
Resource List: Items for borrowing
Borrowing Contract: For Victoria CCRR members
Parent Borrowing Contract: For parents and guardians
Parent Toy Lending List: All the items available for parents and guardians
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