Licensed Child Care Availability
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Centre-based Child Care Program Availability
Please ensure you continue to update your program choices, preferred start date, and contact information on the City of Ottawa Child Care Registry and Waitlist.
We appreciate your continued confidence in the quality and safety of the early learning and child care services offered by our agency.
Current Centre-based Available Spaces (updated November 5th, 2021)
This availability is usually updated weekly; spaces listed as available now may be filled between updates.
|Capital Child Care|
|Toddler||4 (coming December)|
|Infant||6 (coming January 2022)|
|School Age (AM)||4|
|School Age (PM)||12|
|Alta Vista Nursery School|
|Toddler PM (2 day)||TBD|
|Preschool AM (3 day)||TBD|
|Preschool PM (3 day)||TBD|
|Preschool Adventure Days (1-2 day)||TBD|
|Riverside Park Nursery School|
|Preschool||3 (2 day program)|
2 (5 day program)
|Riverview Kinder & School Age Program|
|School Age (AM)||10|
|School Age (PM)||8|
|Preschool (2.5-5yrs)||No Availability|
|School Age (AM)||5|
|School Age (PM)||3|
|Colonel By (Carleton University)|
|Preschool (Nearby Nature)||No Availability|
|Kindergarten (PM)||No Availability|
|School Age (AM)||15|
|School Age (PM)||No Availability|
|School Age B&A, holidays||No Summer Availability|
|Mooney’s Bay- August 2021|
|Forest Child Care Centre (at Wesley Clover Park)- March 2022|
|Manotick Nursery School|
|Preschool (2 day)||TBD|
|Preschool (3 day)||TBD|
|Preschool (5 day)||TBD|
How to Register?
Visit the City of Ottawa’s Child Care Registry and Waitlist (CCRAW) at www.ottawa.ca/daycare. Find our program(s) in the “Apply to Programs” section under “Child & Application Information”, choose the appropriate age group and apply. If it is your first time on the CCRAW, you will need to create a profile and fill the “Parent/Guardian Information” and the “Child Details” before being able to apply.
For further assistance, connect with our new Parent Navigator, Bianca Tremblay.
Email: email@example.com Phone: (613) 736-5355 ext. 206
We offer both full fee and subsidized spaces (when available). To determine if you qualify for a child care subsidy please go to https://ottawa.ca/en/residents/social-services/childrens-services/get-help-your-child-care-costs#child-care-fee-subsidy.