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It takes
a village
to raise a child.

As one of the oldest charities in Ottawa, Children’s Village of Ottawa-Carleton has been providing child care services to children and families since 1864.

I’m a Parent or Guardian…

I’m a Child Care Provider…

We are growing again!

Children’s Village at Pineview Toddler/Preschool Program coming
Spring 2024!!!

I’m a Parent or Guardian
I’m a Parent/Guardian
interested in…

Child Care

Child Care Centres


Community Programs

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interested in…

Opening a Home Child Care

in a Centre

Licensed Home Childcare ProgramInfantToddler ProgramPreschool ProgramKindergarten ProgramSchool Age Program
Licensed Home Childcare

Licensed Childcare CentresToddler ProgramPreschool ProgramKindergarten ProgramSchool Age Program
Children’s Village at Stoneway
Children’s Village At Navan
Children’s Village at Bridlewood
Children’s Village at Klondike
Children’s Village at Findlay Creek
Lady MacDonald Childcare Centre
Children’s Village at Knoxdale
Children’s Village at Pineview

Children’s Village at Pineview….coming soon!!!

We are thrilled to announce the news of our newest Toddler/Preschool Program projected to open Spring 2024!!!

Continue to monitor the website for more information or email for specific inquiries.

Our office is open!

Office Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

The Resource Centre is open!

Join us for our 0-5yr Drop-in Monday to Friday mornings from 9:15am to 11:15am.

We offer an Infant Playgroup on Tuesday and Thursday afternoon from 1:30pm to 3:00pm.

NEW! Multiples Monday Infant Playgroup on Wednesday afternoons from 1:30pm to 3:00pm for parents/caregivers of multiples!

For more playgroup information please visit our Resource Services page.

Please call Katye for more information at 613 725 2040 ext. 160

In-person Meetings

Need to meet our staff?

Please make arrangements directly with our staff before in-person meetings at our head office or program locations.

Accepting New Enrolments

Enrol today!

We are accepting new enrolments in all locations. If you are interested in our Home Childcare Program, please fill out an Application for Home Childcare or email our reception at If you are interested in one of our Childcare Centres Locations, please contact them directly to be placed on a waitlist.

Our Mission

Since 1864 the Children’s Village of Ottawa-Carleton has had a tradition of providing essential and innovative services to children and families in Ottawa-Carleton. 

Our licensed Home Childcare and Licensed Childcare Centres stress partnerships through which parent/guardians, providers and agency staff work together to ensure that children receive quality care in a nurturing environment. Other services complement our licensed programs by supporting and enriching families and by stimulating the development of new initiatives in the community.

Our programs reflect an ongoing commitment to the well-being of children and families, and are characterized by:

  • Sensitivity to their individual needs
  • High standards of professionalism and ethics
  • Flexibility in the delivery of services

Accessibility Information

In keeping with “The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005)”, the Children’s Village recognizes its obligation to ensure that programs and services offered by the Children’s Village are accessible to people with disabilities.

With regards to people with disabilities, the Children’s Village is committed to ensuring their programs and services accommodate disability related needs and are provided in a manner that reflects the dignity and independence of the person. Written documentation on our policy will be provided upon request and in an accessible format.

Information on the programs offered by the Children’s Village can be provided in an accessible format.

Feedback on services delivered to people with disabilities shall be invited and forwarded to the Executive Director. Please send your feedback by emailing our reception at  We can also be reached by phone 613-725-2040 ext. 0 or fax 613-725-9516.