BACI Awarded $500,000 to create 37 inclusive child care spaces

BACI is thrilled to announce that it has been awarded $500,000 to create 37 inclusive child care spaces – 12 infant and toddler spaces and 25 spaces for children aged three to five years – at our new Variety Children’s Centre. 

Construction on the child care centre, along with 15 new units of affordable housing, is expected to begin in the Spring of 2018.

BACI is one of 91 organizations throughout the province selected by the Ministry of Children and Family Development to share $33 million in child-care major capital funding, creating a total of 3,806 new licensed child care spaces in BC.

Read the full government funding announcement here.
See the list of all organizations receiving funding here.

BACI continues to be grateful to the Ministry of Children and Family Development and our other partners in this initiative — the City of Burnaby and BC Housing.