Infant & Toddler Care Print E-mail

Birth to three years

A secure caring environment for your growing infant or toddler.


  • Baby Steps: 4325 Neill St. at Kiwanis Hilton Children's Centre
  • Stepping Stones Too: 4210 Cedarwood St.


We believe infants and toddlers learn through play and support this is in our programs. We have primary care givers who establish a close and nurturing relationship with your child. To ensure a sense of trust and security we plan our program activities and routines so that there is a regular day to day pattern. Nutritious snacks are provided. The staff to child ratio is 1 to 4.



Our Programs

Toddler Programs

Our caregivers work to develop a caring, nurturing relationship with each child. Infants and toddlers learn through play, and we support this in our programs.

Daycare Programs

Each child's independence and personal growth is supported in a caring and fun setting. Children are building early learning skills in a daycare environment.

Preschool Programs

Welcome to unlimited opportunities to construct, create, imagine and discover! Children participate in a take home reading program that promotes learning.

Before and After School Programs

This program provides opportunities for group and personal projects, indoor and outdoor games, art, cooking, weekly outings and special events. 


The Alberni Valley Children Society acknowledges the financial assistance of the Province of British Columbia, through a Provincial Gaming grant.

The Alberni Valley Childcare Society also acknowledges the City of Port Alberni for providing a number of recreational activities for our children to enjoy, through a generous "Grant in Aid."