Frequently Asked Questions
I am interested in being a substitute at a child care centre. Can you assist me?
Yes, please fill out the Substitute List Form here.
What is the Administrators Network?
The Administrators Network, a partnership with Vancouver Coastal Health, is a group of managers and administrators who operate licensed child care facilities on the North Shore. The network meets three times a year to share information about effective operation of child care facilities, to network and to share other learning. To learn more or join, contact us.
Can you provide information about the province’s Early Learning Framework?
Yes, the Early Learning Framework is the Ministry of Children and Family Development’s (MCFD) vision to guide early learning in BC and to inspire educators, families and others working with young children. Please contact us for more information.
Do you have any information on how I can renew my Early Childhood Educator (E.C.E.) certificate?
Yes, our CCRR staff can guide you with the information and resources from the E.C.E. registry. For assistance please contact our CCRR Community Access Consultant.
Is there financial assistance available to help me open a licensed child care center?
Yes, the MCFD offers various grants and early years initiatives you may qualify for. For more information, click here or contact one of our CCRR staff.
Are there any bursaries available to help me pay for my Early Childhood Education course?
Yes, the Early Childhood Educators of British Columbia (ECEBC) offers bursaries to students pursuing their ECE education goals. Click here or contact us for more information.
Farzaneh Sani, Community Access Consultant, Municipal Consultant
Direct Line: 604-982-3324
Email: [email protected]
Updates and Resources
For a list of our training and workshops for Early Childhood Educators, click here.
For more information about membership in the Early Childhood Educators of BC and the ECEBC Code of Ethics, click here.
Read here for information about wages and fees.
For more information about the Affordable Child Care Benefit, click here or for the Child Care Arrangement Form, click here or contact us.
For information on BC’s Early Years grants and bursaries, 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.