Child Care Resource & Referral (CCRR)

Child Care Resource and Referral - Giraffe

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
  • Assist with child care subsidy

Information for Child Care Providers…

Benefits you receive when you become a licensed or a licensed-not-required child care provider:

  • 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 (RLNR only)
  • Ongoing workshop and training opportunities
  • Support network, support meeting, social events
  • Access to photocopying, laminating and faxing
  • Information on “child care specific” liability insurance
  • Computer use
  • ‘Come and Play’ activities

Registration requirements for licensed-not-required (LNR) child careproviders

  • 19 years of age
  • Criminal records check
  • Physician’s health reference
  • Current first aid
  • Character references
  • Home assessment and safety check/Completion of a self-assessment
  • Commitment to a minimum of 2 visits/year from our staff
  • Completion of 2 workshops/year/20 hours of training before or within 1 year of registration
  • Agree to inform our staff of any investigation involving abuse, neglect or risk to the children in your care
  • Agree to limit care to 2 children

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