Need New Catalogue Help? Click Here
»  Log In  or  Get A Library Card    Catalogue    Computers    DVD Dispenser    Contact Us
Richmond Public Library
Child Care & Schools

Child Care

Parents are responsible for finding child care and making sure it is a safe and healthy environment for their family. Begin by finding out what to consider when choosing child care. Be aware that child care listings are for information only, NOT recommendations.


How to Find Child Care in Richmond

See a list of licensed child care facilities (PDF) and a parents' guide to selecting day care (PDF).

Volunteer Richmond Information Services: Child Care Resource & Referral (CCRR) Centre

Information on choosing quality child care and how to find local child care providers. See also Child Care Resource & Referral BC.

Canada Child Tax Benefit

Apply now for a tax-free monthly payment to help you with the cost of raising children under age 18.

BC Ministry of Children and Family Development: Child Care Information for Parents

The official government site for child care in BC. Includes: a searchable database of child care providers; guidelines on choosing the right child care for your family; and child care subsidies.

Richmond Caring Place Society

Find information on non-profit, community agencies located in the Richmond Caring Place building, including the Richmond Multicultural Concerns Society, the Family Services of Greater Vancouver, and more.



Richmond School District

Registration information, maps, and much more.

Richmond District Parents' Association

News from the parent organization that advises the Richmond School Board and supports parental involvement in local schools.

Richmond Chinese Parents' Association

Help for Chinese parents who have language barriers in communicating with the school system.

BC Ministry of Education

Official information source on kindergarten to Grade 12 education in British Columbia. New: full school-day kindergarten is being offered in some schools this fall and will be available at all BC public schools by September 2011.

Related Subject Guides

Colleges & Universities

Distance Education

Settlement & Newcomer Information

Related Library Programs

Parents' Support Series