CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES
(Up to the age of 12)
AGENCY or ORGANIZATION SERVICES PROVIDED
BookFest Annual book festival in Nanaimo for children ages 5-13
Boys and Girls Clubs Central Vancouver Island Programs for families, children, and teens
Central Vancouver Island Multicultural Society (CVIMS) HIPPY Canada program for 3 to 5 year olds, free daycare for parents attending language classes
Ecole Oceane, SD93 Francophone school in Nanaimo offering Kindergarten to Grade 7 as part of SD93
Greater Nanaimo Early Years Partnership (GNEYP) Provides information on the various early years children’s programs
(The) Hope Centre Gabriola Island “Parent Child Mother Goose”, “Rughuggers”, Pre-School and Childcare
John Howard Society “Storybook Dads” for dads incarcerated at Nanaimo Corrections Centre
Laff Family and children’s programs
Ladysmith Parks, Recreation and Culture Community education programs. Activity guides available
Ladysmith Resources Centre Association (LRCA) “Adventures In Early Literacy”, “Parent Child Mother Goose”, Born Healthy”, and Youth Workers for Children
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