Service Delivery Changes due to COVID-19

To help limit the spread of COVID-19 and to adhere to Provincial Health orders and recommendations, Kootenay Kids Society has made significant changes to its program delivery. For the current status of program delivery, please go to the News Update tab.
We will continue to monitor the situation closely and share updated information regarding our programs and services. Please see the four infographics below for health and safety measures. Thank you Nelson CARES Society for sharing these resources.
Thank you for your patience and understanding during this challenging time.
Please stay safe, stay home, and be good to each other.
Best wishes,
Kootenay Kids Society staff and board of directors.
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At Kootenay Kids, we believe that

Strong Families Support Strong Communities

Whether it be through providing licensed childcare services and childcare resources to childcare providers, offering physiotherapy and occupational therapy for young children, or by delivering opportunities for families to connect through Aboriginal family programs or parent education programs, Kootenay Kids Society remains true to its roots, and we continue to support and strengthen families.

Our Programs

Aboriginal Early Intervention

Programs for families with children aged 0-6 of First Nations, Métis or Inuit heritage.


Child Care Resource & Referral

Support for parents in making informed choices about their childcare needs.


Early Care and Learning Centre

Care for infants and toddlers, 3-5 years old children and multi-age programming.


Family Place

Various drop-in or registered program opportunities for parents with children ages 0–6 years (including pre-natal).


Pediatric Therapy

Early intervention play-based physiotherapy and occupational therapy services offered to children ages 0–6 years.


Strong Start

A free early learning program for pre-school children 0–5 years old and their parents, grandparents or caregivers.


We acknowledge the support of the Province of BC, our Government Funders and Community Supporters.