Early Learning Centres
Agapeland Christian Preschool
531 Herbert Street, Duncan
Altair Montessori Learning Centre
11225 Trans Canada Highway, Ladysmith
Arcadian Child Care and Preschool
5650 Club Road, Duncan
2664 Courtenay Way Shawnigan Lake
Castle Care Daycare
1032 Braithwaite, Cobble Hill
Cherry Tree Early Learning Centre
Phone: 250-324-4203, Located in Chemainus
Preschool Program nurturing creative play and engaging learning activities.
30 months to age 5.
Qualified and Experienced Early Childhood Educator.
Cobble Hill Montessori Preschool
Cobble Hill Playschool
1484 Gallier Road, Cobble Hill
Cow Bay Daycare
Cowichan Lake Recreation Play School
8550 Hemlock Street, Youbou
Parent-owned Preschool for children aged 3 - 5.
Eagle Wings Preschool - Chemainus Community School
Early childhood stay and play program for children aged 0 - 3. Preschool for children aged 3 - 5.
3172 Garner Street Phone: 250-246-3588
Growing Together Child and Parent Society
Provincially designated Young Parent Program. Providing quality child care for infants to 3 years and mentorship for young parents returning to school to finish their basic education. Some community spaces may be available as well as special needs support with funding/referral from supported child development.
490 Cairnsmore, Duncan
3625 Cobble Hill Road
Just Like Home Child Care
7897 Edmund Street, Crofton
Kidz Co. Learning Centre Inc.
2731 James Street, Duncan
Phone: 250-746-4020 2739 Phone: 250-746-4027
Kingdom Treasures Christian Preschool
930 Trunk Road, Duncan
King’s Kids Montessori Preschool
2455 Roome Road, Duncan
Ladysmith and Area Supported Child Development Program
A free, family-centered program for children who require extra support to be included in a child care setting due to developmental delay or disability.
12 - 740 First Avenue, Ladysmith,
LaRonde Bilingual Family Child Care
Duncan Phone: 250-748-0389
Le’lum’uy’lh Child Development Centre - Cowichan Tribes
Infant/toddler care, daycare, preschool and special needs service.
Little Peoples Early Childhood Academy
2610 E. Shawnigan Lake Road
Maple Bay Preschool
Nutsumaat Lelum Childcare Centre – Stz’uminus First Nation
3947 Shell Beach Road, Ladysmith
Parkside Academy Early Learning Centre
Alexander Elementary School Tansor Elementary School Khowhemun Elementary School
Pathways Childcare Centre
1839 Tzouhalem Road, Duncan, B.C.
Phone: 250-748-7270 Email: enroll@ pathwayschildcarecentre.com
Precious Beginnings Early Child Development Centre
2610 Shawnigan Lake Road E.
Puddle Jumpers Christian Child Care
3200 Moorfield Road
Queen Margaret’s School - Preschool and Junior Kindergarten
660 Brownsey Avenue, Duncan
Phone: 250-746-4185 Website: www.qms.bc.ca
Queen of Angels Early Learning Centre
2085 Maple Bay Road, Duncan
Phone: 250-746-5919 or 701-0433
Serenity Cove Children’s Centre
Phone: 250-743-7711 Website: www.serenitycovechildcare.com
Shawnigan Christian Preschool
1603 Wilmot Ave.
Shawnigan Lake Community Centre Preschool and Child Care
Elsie Miles Building Shawnigan Lake,
Shawnigan Lake Montessori Pre-School and Child Care
1979 C Renfrew Road
Smun’eem Head Start Daycare
Penelakut Tribe, Kuper Island
St. Joseph’s Preschool
9735 Elm Street, Chemainus, B.C.
Phone: 250-246-3191 Website: www.stjosephselem.ca
Sunrise Waldorf School – Kinder Cottage Nursery
4344 Peters Road, Cowichan Station
Phone: 250-743-7253 Website: www.sunrisewaldorfschool.org
Three Little Birds Childcare
1 Park Rd. Lake Cowichan, BC, V0R 2G0
Ages: 18 months- 5 years
Treetops Preschool and Daycare
1729 Glen Road, Cowichan Bay
Whales Tales Early Learning Centre
by Village Green Mall.
250-748-3936 ext 200
We’re All Sharing Together
3036 Sherman Road, Duncan
Early Childhood Education Resources
Coast Salish Employment and Training Society
201-5462 Trans Canada Highway Duncan, V9L 6W4
Phone: 250-746-0183 or 1-888-811-3919
Cowichan Valley District Parent Advisory Council
District support for parents and Parent Advisory Councils. Monthly meetings with updates on what is happening in School District 79. 2557 Beverly Drive, Duncan
Website: www.sd79.bc.ca/eduserv/ resources/dpac/index.html
Cowichan Valley Early Childhood Educators Association
Contact Adriana. Phone: 250-746-1711
Cowichan Valley Regional Childcare Council
Social Planning Cowichan
Early Literacy Theme Kits - VIRL
Early literacy kits for parents and service providers to borrow. Tote boxes contain books, puppets, CDs and DVDs and activity book.
2687 James Street, Duncan
Phone: 250-746-7661 Website: www.virl.bc.ca
Family Math Fun
Fun family math manual.
Literacy Now Cowichan
756 Castle Place, Duncan
Phone: 746-0277 Website: www.literacynowcowichan.com
Quw’utsun Syuw’entst Lelum’ Culture and Education Centre
Quw’utsun Syuw’entst Lelum’ (Cowichan Teachings House) Culture and Education Centre promotes the understanding of Cowichan culture and language to both the First Nation and non-First Nation community and provides educational support to Cowichan Tribes members.
5744 Allenby Road, Duncan, V9L 5J1
Roots of Empathy - SD 79
Vancouver Island University
Child and Youth Care Cowichan Campus, Duncan
Home Education Program -Cowichan Valley SD 79
Home education program for Kindergarten to Grade 12.
B.C. Home Learners Association
Cowichan Valley Homelearners
Cowichan Valley Christian Homeschoolers
Our Mother of Good Counsel Catholic Homeschoolers
www.bchomeschool.net www.selfdesign.org www.wondertree.org