Child care organizations - Canada-wide

Building Blocks for Childcare --B2C2

Building Blocks for Child Care: The Canadian Development Association for Early Learning and Child Care Service (B2C2) has been established as a non-profit agency to assist communities interested in starting or expanding community-based early learning and child care programs.

Canadian Child Care Federation
Overall mission of the CCCF is to improve the quality of child care services for Canadian families through: facilitating networking; supporting initiatives that improve quality; and influencing child care policy frameworks and supporting research. Website contains projects, reports, the magazine Interaction, press releases, and fact sheets. Contains links to its membership. Content available in French.

Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada
CCAAC advocates for a framework that provides entitlement for all children in Canada to publicly funded, quality child care within a comprehensive range of early childhood services and family policies. Projects, provincial reports, consultation papers, and events available online. Some content available in French.

Child Care Human Resources Sector Council
The Child Care Human Resources Sector Council is a pan-Canadian, non-profit organization dedicated to moving forward on the human resource issues in child care. It brings together national partners and other sector representatives to develop a confident, skilled and respected workforce valued for its contribution to early childhood care and education. Website includes council publications, press releases and projects. Website also available in French.

Childminding Monitoring Advisory & Support
CMAS provides resources for those working with newcomer families in Language Instruction for Newcomer Canadians (LINC) childminding programs.

Code Blue for Child Care
Code Blue is a Canada-wide campaign to build a real pan-Canadian child care system. The campaign brings together national, provincial and territorial child care organizations, labour, women's and social justice groups along with Canadians from all walks of life.

Rural Voices
Rural Voices is designed to increase community participation in ECEC in rural Canada and to help policy makers design and deliver services. Site provides information on broader rural child care issues. It contains specific references to the agricultural provinces of Manitoba and Saskatchewan where farm safety issues raise the importance of child care to an even greater level.

SpeciaLink's goal is to expand the quality and quantity of opportunities for inclusion in child care, recreation, education, and other community settings, to young children with special needs and their families. It provides referrals to other organizations, and information and technical assistance. Also provides newsletters, fact sheets, books, videos, and a speakers bureau.

Active Healthy Kids Canada

Big Brothers and Sisters of Canada

Block Parent Program of Canada Inc

Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada

Breakfast for Learning - Canadian Living Foundation

Canadian AIDS Society

Canadian Association for Community Living

Canadian Association of Family Resource Programs (FRP Canada)

FRP Canada is a national association providing leadership, consultation and resources to family resource programs and related services. Its mission is to provide leadership to advance social policy, research, resource development and training for those who enhance the capacity of families to raise their children. Website provides links to its national directory, projects, position papers, and other publications. Content available in French.

Canadian Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance

Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists

Canadian Association of Social Workers

Canadian Child Care Federation

Canadian Council on Social Development

Canadian Federation for Sexual Health

Canadian 4-H Council

Canadian Institute of Child Health

Canadian Nurses Association

Canadian Paediatric Society

Canadian Parks and Recreation Association

Canadian Psychological Association

Canadian Public Health Association

Canadian Red Cross Society

Canadian Teachers Federation

Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada

Child Welfare League of Canada

Children’s Miracle Network

Commission nationale des parents francophones

Family Service Canada

First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada

Girl Guides of Canada – Guides du Canada

Hospital for Sick Children (The)

International Social Service Canada (ISS Canada)

Invest in Kids

Laidlaw Foundation

Landon Pearson Centre for the Study of Childhood and Youth

National Association of Friendship Centres

Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada

POWER Camp National / Filles d’Action


Safe Kids Canada

Save the Children Canada

Scouts Canada

Society for Educational Visits and Exchanges in Canada (SEVEC)

The Students' Commission

Thrive! The Canadian Centre for Positive Youth Development


United Way of Canada - Centnraide Canada

Vanier Institute of the Family


YMCA Canada