Kootenay Kids provides programs and services designed to help parents give their children the best start possible.
Play and literacy group for Dad’s and kids ages 0-6. Come on down for pancakes, Oso
Negro coffee, art, crafts, stories and social time with other Dad’s.
Drop in play and literacy group for children ages 0-6. Snacks, Circle Time, Art Activities Socialize. Everyone welcome!
Drop in play group for parents and babes 0-24 months
Drop in play and story time for children age 0-5
This drop in group is for parents that are under 30 years old. Weekly topics with speakers and lots of helpful information will be provided including: parenting, finances, housing, education and much more.
This is a drop in program for parents expecting a new baby. This program offers food vouchers, free pre-natal vitamins, baby clothes and more!
Child-minding available for children age 1-5 and a light dinner is provided.
A drop in playgroup for parents and caregivers with children age 0-5. Join us for pancake, fruit, coffee and tea. Explore the playroom, meet new parents and enjoy circle time.
Join us for a weekly drop-in group for parents. Peer support group focusing on building strong foundations for health parent child relationships.
Offering support to pregnant and post-partum women. Free food vouchers and vitamins are available. Individual support and weekly meetings with free lunch are open to pregnant moms, dads and anyone supporting the parents through the process of having a baby.
This is a 6 week program which includes learning how to understand your child better; info on children’s health, safety, and behavior; coping with stress; sharing ideas, tips and experiences, and; how to take a break from your busy day.
Each session includes pizza dinner, child minding & help with transportation
A group dedicated to supporting dads through facilitated discussions, peer mentoring and guest speakers. Childminding, a delicious dinner and coffee provided. This group is by registration only. Please call general reception at 250-352-6678.
Our Aboriginal Early Intervention program seeks to provide support to families who self identify as First Nations, Metis or Inuit.
Our Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy programs aims to strengthen the abilities of children with special needs in their community.
The Child Care Resource and Referral program is part of a provincial wide initiative to enhance the availability, affordability and the quality of childcare options.
The Nelson based program is a point of reference for parents, care providers and communities seeking information, resources, support, training and referral services that ensure that children have access to high quality child care.
Kootenay Kids Early Care and Learning Centre provides high-quality developmentally-appropriate childcare for children 6 weeks to 5 years of age. The Centre’s programming is specifically designed to promote the social, emotional, physical, cognitive and imaginative development of the whole child. We strive to set a standard for excellence in the delivery of quality child care for children in Nelson and the surrounding area.