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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

Events & Programs

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12:00 pm

Weave ‘n’ Chat

October 21 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Monday, repeating until October 29, 2019

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, Unceded Coast Salish Territory, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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6 weeks of West Coast Traditional Weaving This program provides Indigenous families with six sessions of making your own basket, learning several techniques. While giving you time to learn traditional weaving, there is always space for growth and to learn from one another. As these six sessions will allow connection and opportunities to gain an […]

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12:30 pm

Speak Together! English Conversation for Beginners

October 21 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Monday, repeating until December 21, 2019

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, Unceded Coast Salish Territory, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Who is this class for? This class is for people who want to: Practice speaking with interesting topics about Canada Culture and daily life Have FUN, entertainment, field trips and make friends Get hints for using English effectively and living in Canada Class Details For registration please provide your PR card number before the workshop […]

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5:30 pm

Nobody’s Perfect Parenting

October 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Monday, repeating until October 25, 2019

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, Unceded Coast Salish Territory, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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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 Nobody’s Perfect Parenting 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, […]

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Circle of Nations: Sharing our Culture Through Stories

October 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, Unceded Coast Salish Territory, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada
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Please join us for an evening of free dinner and theatre! Using sound, movement, words, music and fabric, Vancouver Playback Theatre will reenact and honour your personal story. Childcare available for ages 2–6. Youth engagement circle for ages 7 and up (hip hop, leadership, and other activities). Advance registration is required. Please contact: Jolene Andrew […]

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Contact our House

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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