Early Childhood Community Development Centre

The ECCDC is a charitable organization inspiring excellence in early learning and child care through thought leadership, cutting edge training, innovative resources and coaching services highlighting best practices and emerging trends. In the more than 25 years since its creation by local volunteers, the ECCDC has become a leading early learning training, resource and referral organization.

About Us

Our Mission

Inspiring excellence in early learning and child care.

Our Vision

The leading source of innovative supports for early learning and child care.

Our Values

We work with like-minded organizations to respond to the emerging needs of the early learning and child care community.

Recent Blog Posts

  • Beat The Heat!
    It is summer time and some of us love this time of year while others just wilt in the heat!  What we do know about summer is that children still need to play and stay active.  At the time of writing this we are experiencing a heat wave so we wanted to provide you withContinue reading “Beat The Heat!”
  • Reopening Child Care Centres
    The Government of Ontario announced that child care centres will be allowed to reopen as part of Stage 2 of the reopening plan.  In Niagara Region child care centres were allowed to open as early as June 12, 2020 but many have held off while they work to get new policies and procedures in placeContinue reading “Reopening Child Care Centres”
  • Welcome!
    Thank you for visiting our very first ECCDC blog post, we are so excited to have you here!  In the spirit of our organization we titled the blog Growing Together because we believe that we can grow together as a community in the early learning and child care field. If you are new to theContinue reading “Welcome!”

Please be advised that our Schmon Parkway office and Resource Lending Library is currently closed to the public. Our Team continues to be available from a remote working environment to answer any of your resource, training or coaching and mentoring questions, at 905.646.7311 extension 304 or email at eccdc@eccdc.org.

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