Interior of a childcare centre

Developing a childcare centre

Our staff work with developers, building and landscape architects, and early childhood educators to plan and design new group childcare centres in ways that contribute to the social, emotional, intellectual, and physical wellbeing of children.

Steps for establishing a childcare centre

Getting childcare

Find out how to locate childcare in your area, and get added to waiting lists.

Child development resources

City staff have gathered a number of useful resources to help you establish a high-quality licensed daycare facility.

Contact us

Social Policy and Projects
Email: childcare@vancouver.ca

Development and Building Services Enquiry Centre
Email: permitquestions@vancouver.ca
Phone: 604-873-7611