Our programs are family-centered and are in place to help ensure children reach their full potential. Our programs provide a range of services including:

For more information please contact Andrew Roets, Director of Child & Youth Servicesaroets@develop.bc.ca or 604-273-9778.

Our Inclusive Child Care Development Centres

Our Children’s Services offer quality inclusive childcare programs in Vancouver and Richmond for both typical and special needs children. We support children and their families to develop understanding, acceptance and respect. Our staff are well qualified and caring.

If you’re interested in enrolling your child, please email or phone the manager of the program you wish to enroll in.

If your child requires additional support, please contact the Supported Child Development Program in Vancouver at 604-451-5511 (ext 1424) or in Richmond at 604-279-7010.

Berwick (UBC) – Children 3 – 5 years old

#10- 2765 Osoyoos Crescent, Vancouver
604-822-6616
Hours of Operation: 9:00am – 2:00pm
berwick@develop.bc.ca

Brock Junction After-School Program (East Vancouver) – Children 5 – 12 years old

4860 Main Street, Vancouver
604-323-8370

Hours of Operation:
September – June
Monday to Friday: 2:00pm – 6:00pm

July – September
Monday to Friday: 8:30am – 6:00pm

School holidays and professional days: 8:30am – 6:00pm
brockjunction@develop.bc.ca

Champlain (Champlain Heights) – Children 3 – 5 years old

7760 Stikine Place, Vancouver
604-438-5525

Hours of Operation: 7:30am – 5:40pm
Preschool: 8:30am – 1:30pm

champlain@develop.bc.ca

Creekside Child Development Centre (Olympic Village) – Children 6 months – 5 years old

1 Athletes Way, Vancouver
604-872-5007

Daycare Hours: 7:30am – 5:30pm
Preschool Hours: 9:15am – 1:15pm (4 hour Urban Outdoor Adventure Program: 3-5 years old)

creekside@develop.bc.ca

Kids at GF Strong (GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre) – Children 3 months – 5 years old

4255 Laurel Street, Vancouver
604-737-6256
Hours of Operation: 7:30 am – 5:30 pm
kidsatgfstrong@develop.bc.ca

Kids in General (Vancouver General Hospital) – Children 3 months – 5 years old

889 West 13th Avenue, Vancouver
604-875-5699
Hours of Operation: 7:30 am – 5:45 pm
kidsingeneral@develop.bc.ca

Playhouse (East Vancouver) – Children 12 months – 3 years old

4107 Brant Street, Vancouver
604-873-6448
Hours of Operation: 7:45am – 5:30pm
playhouse@develop.bc.ca

Riverside (Richmond) – Children 3 – 5 years old

5862 Dover Crescent, Richmond
604-214-3844
Hours of Operation: 7:30am – 5:30pm
Half Day: 8:00am – 1:00pm
riverside@develop.bc.ca

Waterside (Downtown Eastside) – Children 18 months – 3 years old

#102 – 321 Princess Avenue, Vancouver
604-255-8522
Hours of operation: 7:45am – 5:30pm
waterside@develop.bc.ca

Did You Know?

Did you know that  the Developmental Disabilities Association is the largest provider of inclusive child care in Vancouver.

Child & Youth Brochure

Download DDA’s Child & Youth Brochure Here.

Holiday Options

Learn more our summer excursions for youth and adults (ages 18+).

Leisure Challenge

The Leisure Challenge Program offers quality after-school recreational opportunities and life skills programs for youth ages 13-19 years with developmental disabilities. Our program is located at:

Leisure Challenge
5175 Dumfries Street,
Vancouver, BC V5P 3A2
604-323-8370

Hours of Operation:
September – June
Monday to Thursday: 2:00pm – 6:00pm
Fridays: 12:30pm – 6:00pm
Holidays & Professional Days: 8:30am – 6:00pm

For More Information about Leisure Challenge

Please contact the Program Manager at leisurechallenge@develop.bc.ca

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