- 1135 Nelson Street Nanaimo, BC, Canada
- June 1, 2018
The Nanaimo Child Development Centre (NCDC) is:
- A community-based, not-for-profit organization that has been an integral part of the community since 1967
- Our mandate is to provide individualized services for children with developmental needs, from birth to age 19, and their families that promote optimum child development.
- Our aim is to assist children during their growth and development with their communication skills, motor skills and learning abilities, while recognizing and addressing the diverse needs of each child to ensure he/she reaches their full potential.
The NCDC provides support, assessment and therapeutic services to nearly 1800 children and their families in Ladysmith, Nanaimo, Lantzville, Gabriola Island and Protection Island areas each year. The NCDC offers specialized assessments to children who live in the areas listed above as well as Duncan, Ucluelet, Tofino, Parksville and Qualicum Beach, who are thought to have Complex Developmental & Behavioural Conditions.
The programs/services at the NCDC include: Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Speech Language Therapy, Infant Development Program, Supported Child Development Program, Child & Youth Development Program, Family Development Program, C.A.R.E. Program, Early Childhood Education (Preschool) and the Vancouver Island Children's Assessment Network (VICAN).