CCRR is Hiring!

Community Outreach Coordinator 25-30 hours/week until March 31st, 2020 (with possibility of extension) Wage commensurate with education and experience The Haida Gwaii Child Care Resource and Referral program provides support,  resources and referral services for child care providers, parents and caregivers in all communities on Haida Gwaii with the mandate of promoting quality child care choices that meet the needs …

Islands Wellness SocietyCCRR is Hiring!

Childcare BC Overview

Since February 2018, the BC provincial government has invested millions of dollars into Child Care with the goal of achieving $10-a-day child care. These programs have been rolled out throughout the year, and by now most programs are now accessible to the public. Here is a summary of their main areas of investment and how you/your organization can access them. …

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Early Years Newsletter Fall 2018

Take a look at our Fall 2018 Early Years Newsletter and updated Program Guides Early Years Newsletter Fall 2018

Islands Wellness SocietyEarly Years Newsletter Fall 2018

Affordable Child Care Benefit

The new Affordable Child Care Benefit will be replacing Child Care Subsidy and can now be completed online. If your family makes less than $110,000/year and you pay for child care (in your own home, licensed centers, nannies etc.) you may be eligible.┬áPlease contact us if you have any questions or difficulties applying. Here are some useful links Info about …

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Check Out the Winter 2018 Early Years Newsletter

Every three months the CCRR puts together an Early Years Newsletter filled with articles for Early Years folks to read and Learning Opportunities Listings at the back. You can join our mailing list by contacting us directly, or you can follow our webpage to download your copy of our Newsletters! Early Years Newsletter Winter 2018

Islands Wellness SocietyCheck Out the Winter 2018 Early Years Newsletter

Child Care Provider Profile: Skidegate Head Start (Parent and Tot Program)

The BC First Nations Head Start On-Reserve Program is a program funded by the First Nations Health Authority to enhance early childhood development, school readiness and overall family health and wellness for First Nations preschool children (birth to six years old) on reserve. Head Start supports locally-controlled and designed early intervention strategies that provide First Nations children with opportunities to …

Islands Wellness SocietyChild Care Provider Profile: Skidegate Head Start (Parent and Tot Program)

Screen Time Suggestions and Alternatives for Children

Saw a great discussion happening today on Facebook among local parents and it made me think about this article written a few years back by our local Speech and Language pathologist Jackie Taylor. I thought I’d post it here in case anyone was interested in having a read. Block play, playdough, trains, wagons- these are the toys of our childhood …

Islands Wellness SocietyScreen Time Suggestions and Alternatives for Children