Frequently Asked Questions
Is there financial support available to start up a day care?
Yes, you may be eligible for a one-time startup grant. For more information about Licensed Family Child Care, please click here and for Licensed Group Child Care, please click here or contact the CCRR Community Access Consultant (see below).
What kind of assistance do you provide if I want to start a day care?
We provide training for your Responsible Adult Certificate through our Responsible Adult and Family Child Care courses. We can also provide you with guidance about all the minimum standards you need to meet to set up a day care in your home including doing a site visit to your home for Registered License Not Required day care. To learn more, contact our CCRR Child Care Provider Support Consultant (see below).
Do you have any resources to support my home-based day care?
Yes, we have a free toy and book lending library. To sign up or learn more click here or contact our CCRR Information and Resource Consultant (see below).
Do you provide a substitute list?
Yes we do, for an updated substitute list please contact us using the information below.
Jordan Linwood, CCRR Child Care Support Consultant
Direct Line: 604-982-3316
Fariba Aghdassi, CCRR Information and Resource Consultant
Direct Line: 604-982-3314
Updates and Resources
For more information and regulations about Licensed Family Child Care (seven children or less) or In-Home Multiage Day Care (eight children), click here.
For a list of our training and workshops for early childhood educators, click here.
For more information about the Affordable Child Care Benefit, click here. For the Child Care Arrangement form, click here or contact us.
If you are interested in receiving our free, quarterly child care newsletter, please click here or contact our CCRR Information and Resource Consultant (see above).
To sign up to borrow items from our free toy and book lending library, click here
The North Shore Child Care Resource and Referral Program is made possible through funding from the Province of British Columbia and donors like you.