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Contact Information
Office Phone Metcalfe Home Day Care 613-821-2899 * Metcalfe Cooperative Nursery School 613-821-3196 * Live and Learn Resource Centre 613-821-2899
After Hours Phone Metcalfe Home Day Care 613-295-9716
Fax Metcalfe Home Day Care et Metcalfe Cooperative Nursery School 613-821-2399
Primary Contact Leigh Gillies, Office Manager; Phone: * 613 761-0098; Email:
Primary Executive Maria Crosby RECE, BA, Executive Director; Phone: 613 295-9716
Address & Map
City of Ottawa Client Service Centre
8243 Victoria St
Metcalfe, ON K0A 2P0
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Mailing Address PO Box 75 
City of Ottawa Client Service Centre, lower level 
Metcalfe, ON K0A 2P0
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Live and Learn Resource Centre ; Not Accessible - Metcalfe Cooperative Nursery School
Description & Services
Description (Service) Metcalfe Home Day Care: A licensed child care agency providing support for quality childcare in the homes of carefully selected providers in the rural area. 
Metcalfe Cooperative Nursery School: Committed to providing a nurturing, developmentally appropriate, and inclusive learning environment for young children within a cooperative framework. Programs are offered to toddlers and preschool children. Kindercamp is offered in July. Extended child care is available before and after the regularly-scheduled school day (from 8:30 am-9 am, 11:30-12 noon). 
Live and Learn Resource Centre: Welcomes parents and caregivers to drop in and experience one of their playgroups for children aged 0 to 5 years, or to access a wealth of parenting resources and programs.
Hours Metcalfe Home Day Care, Resource Centre Mon-Thu 9 am-4 pm * Fri 9 am-12 noon 
Play group Mon, Fri 9 am-11 am 
Ontario Early Years Programs Tue-Thu 9 am-11 am 
Parenting in Ottawa: Public Health Nurse on premises Wed 9 am-11 am
Areas Served Osgoode - Rideau ward and area
Boundaries Metcalfe, Kenmore, Marvelville, Marionville, Vernon, Osgoode, Enniskerry, Manotick Station, Greely, and Edwards, as well as surrounding areas.
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) and under 
Children up to 12 years, including children with physical and developmental disabilities
Application * Metcalfe Home Day Care and Metcalfe Cooperative Nursery School: Call to leave a telephone application or download an application to be put on the Child Care Waiting List or registry maintained by City of Ottawa 
* Live and Learn Resource Centre: drop in, open to parents and children 0-5 years
Languages English
Fees Service ; Fee assistance available for Those who meet the criteria ; assistance is provided by The City of Ottawa.
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1979
Funding City / Town ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 103649331 RR0001 ; Fees - Service, membership
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Date Updated 09 Sep 2019
Service Categories Children's Play Groups ; Day Camps ; Family Child Care Homes ; Parenting Materials ; Preschools

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