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 Parents…We Offer:

A list of screened child care providers

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

Toy Lending Library

Borrow indoor and outdoor toys and books for your children.

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: