Supported Child Development Programme

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Does your child need extra support in child care or preschool?

Check out our Supported Child Development Programme Handbook and Intake Referral Form:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Supported Child Development Programme assists families with children and youth, birth to 19 years, who: 

  • Have a developmental delay, disorder or extra support needs 
  • Attend licensed preschools, group daycares, family child care, school age care and license-not-required centres.

How can we help? 

  • Provide family support
  • Provide consultation with child care settings
  • Assist with community and Kindergarten transitions
  • Referrals to and cooperation with other services.

Why?

  • Support children’s participation in inclusive neighbourhood child care settings
  • Assist families to acquire skills to support their child’s development.



SCD also offers a variety of workshops for parents and community partners throughout the year.

How can I access SCD services?
 
Referrals to the Supported Child Development Programme may come from any source:

  • Parents or guardians
  • Physicians
  • Community health nurses
  • Social workers
  • Therapists
  • Infant Development Consultants
  • Early Childhood Educators


SCD Advisory Committee

What does a SCD Advisory Committee do?

  • Provides community input to the Supported Child Development program.
  • Provides assistance in the development and periodic review of guidelines for the program.
  • Be aware of Langley Child Development Centre’s conflict of interest management strategies.
  • Provides assistance in the development of strategies to address gaps in services.
  • Assists with the recruitment of SCD Advisory Committee members.


How often will the SCD Advisory Committee meet?

Meetings are held three times a year on the last Thursday of October, February and May at the Langley Child Development Centre. The next meeting date is: TBA
 
Who are the other members of the SCD Advisory Committee?

Members may include Parents, Child Care Providers and representatives from Ministry of Health, School District, Therapy Teams and Ministry of Children and Family Development. If you would like to join the SCD Advisory Committee or if you have any further questions contact Tina Thomlinson, Supervisor SCD, at either 604-534-1155 ext 104 or tthomlinson@langleycdc.com. The Supported Child Development Programme is funded by the Ministry of Children and Family Development. There are no fees for this service.

 


 For more information, please call Tina Thomlinson, SCD Supervisor, at 604-534-1155 ext 104.


 
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