Forest Circle Child Care

Childcare Services: Quality licensed group care for up to 8 infants, 8 toddlers and 24 children 3-5 year olds, including snacks and some lunches, with priority for space given to students, staff and faculty of North Island College and to children with extra support needs.  Forest Circle Child Care is administered by a registered non-profit society with a volunteer board of directors, Forest Circle Society for Families.  The Society also operates Cari's Infant and Toddler Centre, on the grounds of the Carihi Secondary campus. 

The design of the Forest Circle Child Care facility was informed by Reggio Emilia philosophies and includes outdoor space carved out of the forest. 

Address / Contact Info

Forest Circle Society for Families
1685 South Dogwood Street Campbell River , BCV9W 8C1
Manager : Kyla Brideau
Forest Circle Child Care is located at the south end of the North Island College/Timberline Secondary campus.

Phone Numbers

Extension 0 for the office : (250) 923-4440
Fax : (250) 923-4411

Hours of Operation

Regular hours: 7:00 am to 5:30 pm Monday through Friday, but closed for all statutory holidays


Accessibility features: wheelchair accessible

Service Details

Accepting new patients / clients: Accepting new clients

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Other Programs from This Organization

Alternate Education Program (Campbell River Young Parents' Program) Most young parents in the CRYPP attend Carihi Secondary or alternate educational programs at Robron Centre but may be attending another secondary school, Continuing Education or North Island College.
Campbell River Young Parents’ Program (CRYPP) The Campbell River Young Parents' program (CRYPP) consists of four components: education, child care, health and support, and is designed to assist parenting students achieve high school graduation while meeting the needs of their infant and toddlers.
Cari's Infant and Toddler Centre Quality licensed group care for up to 24 children aged newborn to 36 months, including snacks and lunches, with priority for space given to participants in the Campbell River Young Parents' Program.
Health Nurse Program (Campbell River Young Parents' Program) A designated Public Health Nurse is connected with the Campbell River Young Parents' Program and makes individual appointments for immunizations and health information as needed. An Infant Development Consultant visits the centre each month to connect with parents and offer support and information.
Support/Outreach Program (Campbell River Young Parents' Program) Community workers and guest speakers provide information, resources and assistance with transportation, housing, nutrition, relationships, etc, and a weekly parenting group.

This program was last updated on 15 Apr 2019.