Early Years Services

Early Years Services Overview

Sooke Family Resource Society has a variety of Early Years programs for families with young children from birth to age 6.

Our wide range of programs and supports ensure that your children get the best possible start in life.

For Sooke program registration, please contact: 250-642-5152 ext 237 or email tnorquay@sfrs.ca .

For West Shore program information, please contact: 250-642-5152 ext 239 or email eholler@sfrs.ca.
For West Shore program registration, please see links below.


Our Family Resource Program YouTube channel for circle time, songs, stories, and more can be found at: SFRS-Family Resource Programs

1. Early Years Drop-In Groups

Parent and Tot Drop-In

This is an opportunity to play and learn with your child. Enjoy art, stories, activities and circle time. Meet other parents and children in your community.

Ages: 0–6 years

In Sooke: Monday 9:30am-11:00am

In West Shore (Wale Road): Tuesdays & Fridays 9:30am-11:00am
For program registration
, click HERE

PLEASE NOTE: Parents MUST book in advance to attend. No drop-ins will be admitted.

  • Bookings are available 7 days in advance up to 8:30 am on the day of the group. (No block bookings will be available)
  • Only one adult can accompany the child(ren) in the room
  • Adult must wear a mask at all times
  • Please only attend/book one playgroup per week

Parent Discussion Group

A facilitated group with scheduled parenting topics and child-parent activities. Children join early learning activities with qualified early years staff during most discussion times.

Ages: 0-6 years

In Sooke: Wednesday 9:30am-11:00am

Babies Best Beginning

This group will provide a variety of scheduled topics, guest speakers, and open discussions for parents with children 12 months and under. During this group parents will be able to connect and receive support from the Family Resource Program Coordinator, Family Support worker, as well as other parents.

Children: 0-12 months

West Shore: Thursday 9:30—11:00am
For program registration, click HERE

PLEASE NOTE: Parents MUST book in advance to attend. No drop-ins will be admitted.

  • Bookings are available 7 days in advance up to 8:30 am on the day of the group. (No block bookings will be available)
  • Only one adult can accompany the child(ren) in the room
  • Adult must wear a mask at all times
  • Please only attend/book one playgroup per week


Playgroup for Child Care Providers - not currently offered

This is a great way for your childcare children to socialize and participate in activities while you receive support and ideas from the CCRR Consultant. Enjoy art and activities, crafts and circle time.

Ages: Birth – 6 years

For more information about the CCRR Playgroup, please contact the Sooke CCRR office at: 250-642-5152 ext. 239

A little boy reads a children's book

2. Early Learning Programs

Parent-Child Mother Goose Program – not currently offered

Come have fun learning songs, rhymes and stories with your child to promote attachment, increase attention span and support early literacy development.

Ages: 0–18 months olds & 18 months–3 years old

Families Making Music

A fun, free program for children and families! Come and explore music with fun musical games! You will sing, groove to the beat of music, play instruments, and engage in movement activities.

Ages: 1-5 year olds and their parents

Registration and parent/guardian attendance required.

To register, please call main reception at 250-642-5152.

This program is provided by the Victoria Conservatory of Music.

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