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Shuswap Child Care Resource and Referral Program

Serving:

Anglemont, Blind Bay, Canoe, Celista, Eagle Bay, Enderby, Grindrod, Malakwa, Notch Hill, Salmon Arm, Sicamous, Silver Creek, Sorrento, Squilax, Sunnybrae, Tappen, White Lake

Mailing Address: Box 2579 Salmon Arm, BC V1E 4R5

Physical Address:
240 Shuswap St. NE Salmon Arm, BC
Salmon Arm, BC V1E 4H9
Phone: (250) 832-4191
Fax: (250) 833-0167

Email: ccrr@shuswapchildrens.ca

We link families and child care providers in the communities of Salmon Arm, Canoe, Sicamous, Malakawa, Grindrod, Enderby, Tappen, White Lake, Sunnybrae, Blind Bay, Sorrento, Notch Hill, Eagle Bay, Anglemont, Silver Creek and Celista by offering free consultation, support, and referral services to parents seeking child care.

Child care providers are supported though information, outreach, resource library networking and learning opportunities.

Parents are supported through parenting information, our resource library, parenting workshops, subsidy assistance, and general community referrals regarding children and families.

We work with the community to strive for quality inclusive child care services that meet the needs of local families and promote the healthy development of children.


Regular Office Hours

  • Monday: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Thursday: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Friday: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Family Child Care & Responsible Adult Training 1pm - 3pm by appointment (Fridays Only)

Saturday, Sunday and Stats - Closed

(Exceptions will be posted on Facebook, listed on our calendar and posted in the newsletter)

Services Provided
Upcoming Events
  • Room To Grow Lending Library
  • Referrals to child care providers on our registry (Licensed or RLNR Only)
  • Consultations with experienced staff
  • Networking opportunities
  • Monthly newsletter
  • "Room to Grow" Early Childhood Resource Library
  • Drop-In Playgroups for Licensed Family and Registered Care providers
  • Supportive home/facility visit & resource delivery
  • Outreach services available September to June
  • Child care business start-up information and guidance
  • Assistance with administrative issues i.e. policies, etc
  • Low cost art supplies
  • Laminating service, low cost for members
  • Fax service, child care related only
  • Scholastic book order opportunities for child care and parents
  • Free access to internet for child care related concerns
  • Parent resources and information files
  • Information about available child care grants and subsidy programs
  • Referrals to Community and government programs and services
  • Regular Child Care First Aid Courses
  • Additional workshops and training opportunities ongoing
  • Outreach services to Enderby, Sorrento, Sicamous, Malakwa & North Shuswap
  • Assistance with Subsidy Applications
  • Liason with local Early Childhood Committees
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Information and Resources

Canadian Child Care Federation Family Child Care Training: Level 1 Including: (12 Units) 1.Your Child Care Home, 2.Safety, 3.Health, 4.Nutrition, 5.Child Development, 6.Child Guidance, 7.Helping more...  


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