Child Care Resource & Referral Program
Temporary Scope of Service
During this crisis the Child Care Resource & Referral Program will be available by phone 7 days a week to assist Essential Service Workers secure child care. CALL 604.467.2273
Hours of Service
Monday to Friday 8:30-4:30
First and third Wednesday of the month from 8:30-6:00pm (September to November & February to June)
Enhancing quality, accessible, inclusive and affordable child care
Assisting parents seeking child care and providing support services to child care providers.
Services to Parents
Referrals are to child care providers who have met the program's eligibility critieria. We provide parents with preschool and child care options for children, infant to 12 years of age; Assistance with the Affordable Child Care Benefit application; Parents can access an educational toy lending library for their chldren.
Services to Child Care Providers
Registered LNR and Licensed child care providers are placed on a monthly updated child care referral list available to parents seeking child care. We offer workshops, courses and networking opportunities; Care providers have access to a large lending library,laminator, and die-cut mahine. Staff are available for consultation and community referrals.
Services to Parents
Parents/guardians seeking child care in Maple Ridge or Pitt Meadows
Service to Child Care Providers
Providing child care in Maple Ridge or Pitt Meadows
Registered license-not-Required Members: Must have clear criminal record check & clear criminal record check for those over 12 in the home, character references, first-aid certificate, 19 years of age or older, intake assessment, home safety review, 20 hours of child care training before membership, proof of commercial business liability and accident insurance (recommended), minimum of two child care related workshops during each year of membership.
Licensed child care provider members: hold a current child care license issued by Fraser Health to provide Licensed child care.
Informal child care providers, substitutes, community partners and parents may purchase membership to the lending library. Child care providers also receive our newsletter.
For updated information about what is happening at CCRR please click on the links below to open the associated pdf file (If you do not have Adobe Reader please click here to download it for free):
2019 Jan-Mar Training Calendar
2019 December Newsletter
FREE/minimal membership fee
The BC government has funded the Child Care Resource & Referral program since 1991. The Ministry of Children & Family Development currently provides the funding for services available within this program.
22722 Lougheed Hwy., Maple Ridge V2X 2V6