The Department of Community Services, through the Nova Scotia Government issues a list of licensed daycares, kindergartens and preschools for the province. This directory lets you search for facilities by name and/or location and by type of care required. Access directory here.
Annapolis Valley Babysitters – This is a Facebook group for babysitters and families looking for babysittters in the Annapolis Valley and surrounding area.
Annapolis Valley Dayhomes – This Facebook group is for parents searching for a Dayhome/Child care options and for Dayhome operators to advertise in the Annapolis Valley and area.
Early Childhood Development Support Centre – Offers resource and training support to early learning and child care professionals, students, and the community. Their workshops are open to the public. They are based out of Kingstec, NSCC Campus in Kentville.
Family Matters Home Day Care Agency – The Family Matters Family Home Daycare Agency is looking for Childcare Providers who wish to become approved with our agency, and will connect parents looking for childcare with our already approved homes
Casual Childcare Centre The GMFRC Casual Childcare Centre offers a licensed Casual Childcare Program to all Defence Team children, including military, reservist, veteran, DND employee, and RCMP families. We are fortunate to be able to provide Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. casual childcare. This service is not meant to replace your full-time childcare service. Our centre accepts bookings up to one calendar month in advance and paperwork is required prior to a child attending childcare. Please call 902-765-5611 to book a spot or for more information.
Preschool Programs The GMFRC offers licensed preschool programs for 3 and 4 year olds in English or French Immersion. The GMFRC preschool curriculum is a Reggio Inspired Emergent curriculum. The 3-year-old program is on Tuesdays and Thursdays, morning or afternoon and costs $100 per month. The 4-year-old program is on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, morning or afternoon and costs $120 per month. For more information or to register, please call us at 902-765-5611.
Home & Heart Family Day Care Agency – Our mission is to offer quality, enriched community-based child care in approved homes by trained caregivers, where each child’s physical, emotional, social and intellectual needs are met within the warmth and security of a home setting.
Kings County Family Resource Centre – If you are looking to return to work or to change your career, Family Home Day Care may be just the opportunity you are looking for. Becoming part of the Kings County Family Resource Centre’s Family Home Day Care Agency will give you a unique opportunity to work from home, build a successful business and earn a good income.
Trusted Care – finds Nannies and Caregivers for your family. They do all the work – advertise, collect applications, do interviews, police/driving/child abuse checks, reference checks, and provide a training manual.