News

*Now open – Hand in Hand Early Center*

September 15, 2021

We are so excited to announce the opening of our new Hand in Hand Early Learning Center located on Clearbrook Road. This Center will offer both Preschool Programs and full day Licensed Group Daycare for children aged 30 months to 5 years. For more information on our programs and how to register your children, please…

September Calendars & Kindergarten Start Dates

July 28, 2021

Hi Families! September calendars are now posted on our website in the “for parents” section. Please note that Kindergarten children cannot attend Hand in Hand until their first full day after gradual entry. Gradual entry start dates can differ from school to school, so your centre manager will be in contact with you regarding these…

*UPDATE – SD34 EXTREME WEATHER CLOSURE IN EFFECT – ALL HAND IN HAND SITES WILL BE CLOSED TUESDAY JUNE 29TH*

June 28, 2021

We have received update that the school district will also be closed Tuesday June 29th. As per Hand in Hand’s policy regarding school district closures, all Hand in Hand locations will be closed due to the extreme heat. Again, stay cool & hydrated – we look forward to seeing everyone during our summer programs!

*SD34 EXTREME WEATHER CLOSURE IN EFFECT – ALL HAND IN HAND SITES WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY JUNE 28TH*

June 27, 2021

As per Hand in Hand’s policy regarding school district closures, all Hand in Hand locations will be closed due to the extreme heat. We will provide any updates regarding possible closures Tuesday June 29th once we have received notice from the school district. Stay cool & hydrated!

*Update October 30, 2020 – Monthly Health Assessment Waiver*

October 30, 2020

Hello Hand in Hand families, Below you will find the links for our updated Health Assessment process. When emailing your monthly calendar to calendars@handinhand.ca, please be sure to attach each child’s Health Assessment Waiver for that month. Letter to Families – Updated Health Assesment Monthly Health Assessment Waiver Daily Health Assessment – At Home Resource…

*Update August 20, 2020 – Sept 10th Start Date*

August 20, 2020

Dear Families, Due to the delayed start of school opening for this coming school year, we will not be offering before and after school care at our centres until the first day of school, September 10th. We are unable to offer full day care on September 8th and 9th . Our summer programs will be…

*Update August 11, 2020 – BC’s Back to School Plan *

August 11, 2020

See the link posted below for the most recent news on BC’s back to school plan for September. We do not yet know how this will impact Hand in Hand’s programs. Once more information is put foward, we will provide an update to families as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

*Reminder – Closure Dates*

August 10, 2020

Hand in Hand Closure Days Reminder: Our last day of our Summer Sizzle program is: Friday, August 21st   NO CHILD CARE will be provided on Aug 24th– 28th and Aug 31st– September 4th Our wonderful & dedicated staff need these days as valuable prep. time for school opening. Thanks for your understanding!

*Update July 31st, 2020 – Calendar Submitting Procedures*

July 31, 2020

Monthly Calendars Through our website at www.handinhand.ca, calendars for the upcoming month will be available the first week of the current month through our website at www.handinhand.ca. Our new procedure will be to email completed calendars to calendars@handinhand.ca no later than the 15th of the current month to reserve your space for the following month….

*Notice* – Parent Fee Increase September 2020

July 31, 2020

July 31, 2020 Fee Increase Notice – Effective September 1, 2020 Dear Parents, Our Hand in Hand Child Care Society Board of Directors, has deemed it necessary to increase our child care fees effective September 1, 2020 as we ensure our valued employees receive the benefits of the 4 year BC Fair Wage plan which…