Head Office:

101-3156 Barons Road, Nanaimo BC V9T 4B5

Toll Free: 1-888-480-CARE (1-888-480-2273)   Fax: 250-756-2021

Email:   Website:

Local Office:

237 3rd Street, Courtenay BC V9N 1E1

Contacts: Michelle Carty at 250-338-4288 ext. 236 or email: 

Programs & Services:

  • Child Care Resource and Referral: a registry of licensed and unlicensed child care facilities available on the Island.  Quality child care referrals, resources and support to all child care providers and parents in over 400 communities across the Province of British Columbia
  • Liability Insurance: the insurance is available to child care providers who reside in British Columbia and are linked with Child Care Resource and Referral Programs.
  • Help with filling out the Affordable Child Care Benefit