Stop by our child friendly office — there is a play area for the children — and find out how the Child Care Resource and Referral Program can support you. Providing service to the Sunshine Coast from Port Mellon to Egmont.
Families can get information on choosing quality child care, referrals to child care that best suits their needs, assistance with child care subsidy applications, workshops and access to a lending library of toys, books and parenting information.
Services to child care providers include referrals to families, information, consultation services, professional development and networking opportunities, and a lending library of toys and resources.
A Quality Child Care Program Has:
- A clean, comfortable, and healthy environment
- Warm and friendly caregivers
- Indoor and outdoor play
- A variety of stimulating and age-appropriate activities
- Positive behavior guidance
- Practices that promote children’s self-esteem and independence
- A daily routine
Quality child care promotes positive social, emotional, cognitive and physical development. Quality child care meets the needs of your child and your family. Take the time to visit several child care programs to meet several caregivers. This will help you learn what is best for you and for your child.
Program Contact Information
Catherine Bunce, Program Coordinator
Tuesday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Thursday evening: 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
(closed for lunch 12-1 during daytime hours)
The Family Place
5520 Trail Avenue, Sechelt V0N 3A0
Wednesday 11:00am - 3:00pm
Pender Harbour Community School
5012 Gonzales Road, Madeira Park V0N 2H0
Monday 3:00pm – 7:00pm,
Thursday and Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm
(closed 12:00pm - 1:00pm for lunch)
St. Bartholomew's Anglican Church
659 North Road, Gibsons V0N 1A9