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.

Covid-19 Response:

All Early Years groups currently require pre-registration to attend.

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

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

Our Family Resource Program YouTube channel for circle time, songs, stories, and more can be found at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIFJ4VPgrOXVyPyJdFYxzYw

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): Friday 9:30am-11:00am

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

In West Shore (Wale Road): Tuesday 9:30am-11:00am

Playgroup for Child Care Providers

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

Head Start Music Program – not currently offered

Join our fun music based activities – singing, moving, listening and instrument playing to help your child learn.

This program is provided by the Victoria Conservatory of Music and supported by School District 62.

Ages: 2-3 year olds & 4-5 year olds