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Childcare

Childcare

We offer a range of safe, quality childcare options in which children are encouraged to explore their own abilities while participating in a variety of learning activities. Our licensed childcare staff are thoroughly trained in all aspects of childcare and safety. Several of our staff are multilingual and speak a range of languages.

Daycare (ages 30 months–5 years)

The Daycare program offers a variety of art activities which include: music and movement activities, circle time, stories and games for the children to stimulate children’s growth and development. Teachers model and teach skills such as turn-taking, problem solving techniques, communication, language development, hygiene, and self-help skills. This program nurtures children’s health, well-being, and develops kindergarten readiness.

Dates: Ongoing
Time: 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Fee: Membership required. Click HERE. For an additional fee, families can opt into our nutrition program that provides healthy snacks and lunch daily.

We are not accepting online payments for childcare applications. Please call at 604.879.8208 to pay the fee or pay at our front desk. Sorry for the inconvenience. We are working on this. Thank you.

Preschool (ages 3–5 years)

Our preschool is an emergent curriculum-based program that is inspired and based on the approaches of Reggio Emilia. We honour the unique culture of each class by supporting the strengths of each group. Teachers and children’s interests are intertwined and together we discover ways to satisfy our curiosity around learning.

Our Preschool Program will be up and running in September!  We still have spaces available, so please contact Marina Hok mhok@mpnh.org for more details!  We are so excited to be opening our amazing classroom this fall.

We are not accepting online payments for childcare applications. Please call at 604.879.8208 to pay the fee or pay at our front desk. Sorry for the inconvenience. We are working on this. Thank you.

Before and After School Care (K–6)

The Before and After School Care (BAC) program is a licensed out-of-school program that provides an ideal environment for children to come out of their shell and grow with their peers. The program is based out of Florence Nightingale Elementary School and is run by a team of caring, enthusiastic, multicultural, experienced and qualified group of individuals from Mount Pleasant Neighborhood House. The program leaders aspire to create an inclusive and supportive atmosphere with an ever changing repertoire of age-appropriate activities and crafts to keep the children involved and engaged. Some examples of activities include outdoor scavenger hunts, sports, puzzles, interior decoration of the child care space, and occasional outings like swimming and hiking. Our program caters to two different age groups: Kindergarten to Grade 1, and Grade 2 to Grade 6.

Location: Florence Nightingale Elementary at 2740 Guelph Street
Fee: Membership required, please inquire

We are not accepting online payments for childcare applications. Please call at 604.879.8208 to pay the fee or pay at our front desk. Sorry for the inconvenience. We are working on this. Thank you.

Kid’s Peak (Ages 5–8)

Licensed after school care program that provides quality care and service to its child participants and their families, in accordance with our House’s policies. Staff pick up children from Charles Dickens Main Elementary and transport them by bus to Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, where they are provided with a healthy snack and have the opportunity to participate in many activities! Staff are dedicated to developing nurturing relationships with the children and supporting their healthy development through encouraging physical activity, literacy, cooperative play and social skills, emotional regulation, and providing opportunities to get creative through arts and crafts, games, and dramatic play. The children also have the opportunity to have outdoor playtime on our House’s own playground!

The Kid’s Peak program is offered to children attending Charles Dickens Elementary.

Location: Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House at East Broadway
Fee: Membership required, please inquire

We are not accepting online payments for childcare applications. Please call at 604.879.8208 to pay the fee or pay at our front desk. Sorry for the inconvenience. We are working on this. Thank you.

Contact Us

Jeven Bhullar
Manager of Child Care Services
jbhullar@mpnh.org
604.879.8208 ext 323

Melanie Nguyen
Before and After School Care
mnguyen@mpnh.org

Lakshmi Ranasinghe
Daycare Supervisor
lranasinghe@mpnh.org
604.879.8208 ext 121

Claudine Matlo
Director of Family and Senior Services             cmatlo@mpnh.org  
604.879.8208 ext 138

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