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.

Families can expect:

  • Toy and resource lending library
  • Child care referrals for children from birth to 12 years
  • Child care subsidy information and assistance
  • Resources to guide you through the process of selecting a child care provider
  • Information on community resources for children and families
  • Art supplies at great prices
  • Equipment rentals

Child care providers can expect:

  • Child care referrals
  • License-Not-Required child care registration
  • Directory and website listing
  • Newsletters
  • Workshops / Conferences
  • Networking opportunities
  • Access to the Lending Library
  • Assistance in developing policies and procedures
  • Support and consultations
  • Art supplies at great prices
  • Laminating and photocopying services

Membership Information

Anyone can become a member of the CCRR and have access to a variety of resources including the Lending Library and a public access computer!

$25.00 annual membership fee

Program Contact Information

Catherine Bunce, Program Coordinator


Monday: Closed

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

Tel: 604-885-5657

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Madeira Park

Wednesday 11:00am - 3:00pm

Pender Harbour Community School
5012 Gonzales Road, Madeira Park V0N 2H0

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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

Tel: 604-886-3103

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