Early Years Centers are places where parents and caregivers
- Find information about programs and services
for young children that are available in your area
- Talk to Early Years professionals, as well as
other parents and caregivers in the community
- Find answers to questions about child-rearing
- Take part with their children in a range of programs
Canada - The Childcare Resource and Research Unit
(CRRU) focuses on research and policy resources in
the context of a high quality system of early childhood
education and child care in Canada.
Early Years Centers by province:
Columbia Early Childhood Development -With regards
to the early years, the Government of British Columbia
envisions. Communities and all levels of government
sharing a commitment to the early years that promotes
healthy children and responsible families living in
safe, caring and inclusive communities.
Early Childhood Services - Lifelong learning starts
the moment we are born. The first six years of our
lives are a time of unparalleled discovery.
Early Childhood Association - The Saskatchewan
Early Childhood Association, SECA, is a non-profit,
membership-based organization dedicated to the support
of high quality early childhood care, development
Early Childhood Development - Manitoba's children
deserve the best possible start in life. Recent research
shows that children's early years are an important
time in brain development and a key factor in determining
success later in life. The Government of Manitoba
is committed to supporting early childhood development.
Early Years - Ontario Early Years Centres are
places where parents and caregivers can:
- take part with their children in a range of programs
- get answers to questions
- get information about programs and services that
are available for young children
- talk to early years professionals, as well as
other parents and caregivers in the community.
Quebec - TBA
New Brunswick - TBA
Nova Scotia - TBA
PEI - TBA
Newfoundland - TBA
Family and Children's Services - Yukon Family
and Children's Services promotes, strengthens and
sustains effective parenting and positive family functioning,
and ensures that children are protected from abuse
and neglect, and receive the care essential for their
Northwest Territories - TBA
Nunavut Early Childhood Program - The Early Childhood
Program encourages the development of early childhood
programs and licensed childcare facilities. Currently
there are 46 licensed programs in 23 communities.
These licensed facilities include daycares, preschools,
Head Start Programs and after school programs.