Esquimalt Military Family Resource Centre (MFRC)

Looking for Child Care in Greater Victoria

Looking for Child Care in Greater Victoria

It can be a challenge to find child care in Greater Victoria. If you're a military family, you also have to find care that matches the lifestyle requirements. Lisa Yates and Erin Holler from the Child Care Resource and Referral talk about where to start and their perspective on this challenging issue. Special Guests Lisa Yates and Erin Holler work with the Child Care Resource and Referral. They have two office included one in Victoria and one serving Sooke and the West Shore.  Highlights Licensed group, licensed family and registered licensed not required. 4:03 The state of waitlists in Greater Victoria. Need to sign up well in advance. Know the temperament of your child and find a fit. Need to followup with daycares. Need to be creative if you need care with early openings, late closings, evening care. 14:22 What you need to be a child care provider in your home. The cost of child care plus ways to bring down the cost. 23:07 Recommendations to military families in the area. Quotes “Be open to trying different type of care. Visit a lot of different places and you'll know it when you when you get there, it'll feel right for you." - Erin Holler, Child Care Resource and Referral Connect Podcast website Twitter Facebook Instagram Links Child Care Resource and Referral Thank you This podcast is made possible by funding from True Patriot Love Foundation. Thank you to Organized Sound Productions for their help bringing this podcast to life.

Duration: 26 min

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