Early Years Services

The CFEC is host to the BC South Cariboo Early Years Centre. At the Early Years Centre, you can find access to all our services designed to support mothers and fathers through pregnancy, birth, and the first 6 years of life with their child. This includes access to Child Care Resource & Referral, child care subsidy, home visiting, prenatal classes and much more.


List of Early Years Services provided at CFEC:

  • Home Visitor Program
  • Screening
  • Daddy & Me
  • Supervised and Supported Visits (Early Years Centre Parent/Child Drop-In)
  • Weekly Pregnancy Outreach/Infant Toddler Drop-In Group Meetings
  • Moms on the Move
  • Food Skills for Families
  • Prenatal-In-A-Day Program
  • Infant Massage
  • Mother’s Self Care

Child Care Resource & Referral services available:

  • Free referral service to screened child care providers and facilities including: Preschool, Infant & Toddler Child Care, Group Child Care, Multi-Age Child Care, School Age Child Care, Family Child Care, Registered License Not Required Child Care, Supported Child Care, and Occasional Child Care.
  • Consultations with experienced staff
  • Networking opportunities
  • Early Childhood Resource Library including toys and equipment
  • Supportive home/facility visit
  • Child Care business start-up information and guidance
  • Assistance with administrative issues i.e. policies, etc
  • Laminating
  • Photocopying
  • Fax service
  • Free access to internet
  • Information about child care grants and subsidy programs
  • Information regarding other Community Resources & Programs
  • Referrals to Community and government services
  • We will assist parents in finding quality childcare and completing the Child Care Subsidy forms. http://www.mcf.gov.bc.ca/childcare/subsidy/