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Developmental Disabilities Association is the operator of the Creekside Child Development Centre

p1010692April 13, 2011, Vancouver BC – The Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA) is the operator of the new Creekside Child Development Centre (CDC) at Creekside Community Recreation Centre. Located in the Olympic Legacy Building, Creekside Child Development Centre will open its doors on May 2nd to children ages between 6 months to 5 years old. Preschool classes will be open to children ages 3 to 5 beginning September 2011.

“The partnership with the City of Vancouver and the Vancouver Parks Board has been exceptional and we are honoured to be chosen to be part of this neighbourhood. We are pleased with the City’s plan to address the need for more child care spaces throughout the city”, mentions Andrew Roets, Director of Child and Youth Care Services of the DDA. The City and Parks built the community centre with child care in mind, mandating priority spaces for the immediate area residents. Chosen by a selection committee, DDA is the second largest child care provider in the Metro Vancouver with 10 child development centres offering quality inclusive childcare programs for both typical and special needs children.

Katharine Naughton will be welcoming children to the Centre as the Manager. With over 13 years of experience in the ECE field, Naughton is certainly experienced when it comes to serving children and families with utmost respect and quality.

To submit an application for your child, please visit our website at www.develop.bc.ca or contact Kathy Naughton at 604-872-5007.

About the Developmental Disabilities Association

The Developmental Disabilities Association is a non-profit organization that provides over 50 community-based programs and services to children, adults and families with developmental disabilities in Vancouver and Richmond. All services offered by the DDA are accredited by CARF, an accreditation that certifies our attention to healthy and safety procedures and protocols. DDA’s extended networks of support, invest in individual needs, and strive for an inclusive and safe community. Over 1,600 individuals and families in the Vancouver and Richmond area are serviced by the Developmental Disabilities Association every year. For more information on our programs and services, visit www.develop.bc.ca


For more information:

Tanya Cheung
Communications & Marketing Manager
Email: tcheung@develop.bc.ca
T: 604-233-5407

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