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Childcare

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, please inquire. For an additional fee, families can opt into our nutrition program that provides healthy snacks and lunch daily.

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.

Dates: Ongoing
Time: 9:15 a.m–12:15 p.m. (2, 3 or 5 days/week)
Fee: Membership required, please inquire

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

Kid’s Peak (Ages 5–6)

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 Florence Nightingale 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 Florence Nightingale Elementary.

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

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5:30 pm

My Tween and Me

February 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Monday, repeating until March 27, 2019

One event on February 21, 2019 at 5:30pm

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, Unceded Coast Salish Territory, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada

A program for parents with preteens (7-12 years old) This parenting program will open your eyes to all the ways you can continue to influence your pre-teen's choices, values and goals. This interactive, customizable program will give you the keys to preventing risky behaviour—by helping you to keep discovering your own skills and strengths as […]

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5:45 pm

Dads at Play!

February 21 @ 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:45pm on Thursday, repeating until March 30, 2019

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, Unceded Coast Salish Territory, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada

An evening drop-in program for dads with children 0-5 years A play-based program featuring parenting gatherings (topics include: Identifying your Long Term goals as a dad, Providing Warmth and Structure, Understanding how children think and feel, ages and stages, problem solving and more!  also guest visits (VPL). By donation. Snacks provided. Limited spots available. For […]

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6:00 pm

Nobody’s Perfect Parenting Program

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until February 22, 2019

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, Unceded Coast Salish Territory, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada

Parenting can be hard, but you don’t have to do it alone! A six-week program for parents with children 0-5 years old NPP is co-facilitated, interactive, informative and fun! Meet with other parents of young children (0-5 years old) Share your questions, concerns, and ideas about parenting and kids Learn about child development, health and […]

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6:15 pm

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Circle

February 21 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:15pm on Thursday, repeating until March 30, 2019

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, Unceded Coast Salish Territory, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada

This program is open to all grandparents raising grandchildren, or any other family relatives raising a family member's child. In this support circle we discuss changes in social life, financial concerns, health issues and more. This program is in collaboration with Parent Support Services Society of BC. Call Parent Support Services at 604.669.1616 to register.

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Jeven Bhullar
Before and After School Care
jbhullar@mpnh.org
604.879.8208 ext 323

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

Irina Zozulya
Preschool Team Lead
izozulya@mpnh.org
604.879.8208 ext 206

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