Early Care and Learning/Childcare Services

The Child Development Centre has been providing childcare services in Prince George for over 45 years.  Our staff include many of the city’s most experienced and qualified early childhood educators. We use a play-based, structured environment to help prepare your child for success in kindergarten and beyond.  Our building includes an indoor gym and one of the best playgrounds in Prince George. Our classes welcome children with typical development, as well as those with developmental challenges.

Parents can receive real time updates through our HiMama program. Parents can sign into a secure, online portal to see pictures of their child, updates on their child's activities and development.

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We have full time childcare for children 18 months to 5 years.  We are open from 7:30 am – 5:00 pm on weekdays.
Our program has the following:

  • daily snacks and a weekly hot lunch program
  • field trips and exploring of community
  • family activities
  • stories, circle time, and chances to make friends
  • music program and special theme days
  • pre-kindergarten skills for those entering kindergarten (i.e., Handwriting without Tears)
  • Parent support and chances to meet other parents and learn new skills
  • A safe and friendly place to learn and grow.
  • Access to extra help if your child needs it
  • Indoor and outdoor activities>
  • Practicing skills for kindergarten
  • friendships and sharing
  • Arts and crafts activities
  • Play that encourages humour and fun
  • Science Day at the CDC's daycare

Daycare Fees

3-5 years: $720 month
18 months to 3 years: $895 per month

We also have Special preschool/therapy groups to help children who may need help with speech/communication and fine motor/hand eye coordination.

Special Events

  • The Family Picnic,
  • The Christmas Party with Santa, and
  • The Thanksgiving Lunch

Families are welcome to attend our Family Picnic and Thanksgiving Lunch. You can find additional Information about the events on our Calendar.

Please see some of the comments families have made about our services.

For more information regarding our daycare and preschool programs, please contact Candis Johnson at (250)563-7168 Ext 256, or email ece email


Thank you so much to the following for their support of our programming:

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The TD Bank Group for supporting our Healthy Foods/Hot Lunch initiative, and the Province of BC for their Community Gaming Grant

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Accessing our Services:

Anyone can refer a child to the Centre with the child's parent/legal guardian's consent. To start the process, download our Request for Service and Concent for Service forms from one of the following links, then bring the completed forms to the CDC:

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