Shuswap Child Care Resource & Referral


Our Goals

  • To offer training, services and support in the areas of child care and child development
  • To provide child care referrals to parents and child care resources to everybody

Information for Parents… The Shuswap Child Care Resource & Referral Program Offers:

  • A list of screened child care providers

Referrals to registered licensed-not-required (LNR) child care providers, licensed family daycares, licensed group infant/daycares daycares, preschools and licensed out-of-school programs out-of-school care providers


  • Subsidy help, come in anytime!

We have the child care subsidy forms here, we can help you fill them out and fax them for you every month. 







Information for Child Care Providers…

Benefits to Membership with the CCRR For Licensed and LNR Providers:

  • Referrals to your child care service
  • Use of equipment, toys and library resource material (some fees may apply)
  • Support and activity visits in your home
  • Higher child care subsidy rates (LNR only)
  • Business and marketing support
  • Monthly child care newsletter
  • Ongoing workshop and training opportunities
  • Support network, support meeting, social events
  • Access to art supplies, photocopying, laminating, faxing, and scholastic book orders
  • Information on “child care specific” liability insurance
  • Assistance accessing the internet at the CCRR office

CCRR Registration Requirements for Licensed-Not-Required Child Care Providers

  • 19 years of age
  • Completion of a self-assessment
  • Criminal records check for everyone in the home over age 12
  • Physician’s health reference
  • Current first aid
  • Character references
  • Home assessment and safety check
  • Commitment to a minimum of 2 visits per year from the CCRR staff
  • Completion of 2 workshops per year, 20 hours of training before or within one year of registration
  • Agree to inform the CCRR of any investigation involving abuse, neglect or risk to the children in their care
  • Agree to limit care to two children


Call: 250-832-4191 or 250-833-0164 ext 9  


Fax: 250-833-0167

Mail: PO Box 2579, Salmon Arm, BC V1E 4R5

Office: 240 Shuswap St NE, Salmon Arm, BC

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A lending resource library for parents and child care providers, we have:

  • toys
  • books
  • internet
  • educational displays

and Information & Resources on;

  • early child development
  • choosing quality child care
  • community
  • child development

*Minimal Annual Fee* Click an image to see it larger: