• Welcome to Centre Éducatif Providence

    French Preschool Centre in Ottawa with a stimulating and enriched preschool program
  • French Program

    Express and interact using learned french vocabulary

  • Loving Environment

    Grow and learn in a safe and warm atmosphere

  • Stimulating Activities

    Explore and to expand one’s individual talent

  • Experienced Teachers

    We foster each child’s interest, curiosity and creativity

  • We believe that we have the responsibility to provide experiences which awakens the child’s interest, stimulate creativity and satisfy the desire to explore and discover.

    • Full and Part-time

      Open all year round, Monday to Friday from 7:15am to 5:30pm. Closed on statutory holidays.

    • 2 Programs

      Toddlers (15 months to 2 1/2 years), and Pre-Schoolers (2 1/2 years to 5 years of age)

    • Belonging

      Every child has a sense of belonging when he or she is connected to others and contributes to their world.

    • Well-Being

      Every child is developing a sense of self, health, and well-being.

    • Engagement

      Every child is an active and engaged learner who explores the world with body, mind and senses.

    • Expression

      Every child is a capable communicator who expresses himself or herself in many ways.

  • Find out more about enrolling your child today!

    • “My child received an excellent education in an environment filled with love and respect. The values taught at the Providence Educational Centre are wonderful and the staff is marvelous. The Centre is always spotless clean and the foods of great healthy value since menus follow the food guide. I would never put my child in another daycare.”

      Lamia Charlebois
    • “We admire the excellence and educational vision and mission of the Providence Educational Centre.
      A vision that magnificiently enlightens the life of children frequenting the providence.”

      Mère Agathe Gratton
    • “Educating is a distinct representation of love and hope. At the Providence Educational Centre, we strive to educate for life.”

      Sr. Félicité Daou
    • “Working at the Providence gives me opportunities to better myself as a professional in the E.C.E field. Values and methods being used have always been a reflection of a preschool education filled with love, respect, diversity and harmony. Being surrounded with professionals who enjoy their career is very rewarding and motivating.”

      Jacynthe Bergeron
  • What sets us apart atCentre Éducatif Providence

    • Enriched

      Create enriched learning experiences.

    • Positive Learning

      To enhance the growth and development of each child.

    • Safety and Security

      Promote the health, safety and well-being.

    • Friendly

      Grow and learn in a safe and warm atmosphere.

    • Healthy Meals

      Fresh nutritious meals is an intrinsic part of the program.

    • Educational

      Fostering exploration, play and inquiry.

    • French Program
    • Positive Learning Environment
    • Small-class settings
    • Enriched Activities
    • Healthy Meals
    • Friendly and welcoming place
    • Promoting self-esteem
    • Individual Attention
    • Montessori Structure
  • Our Programs

    Educational Centre Providence provides stimulating, educational programs for growing minds!
  • Offering the loving care and preschool education to 71 children every year ranging from 15 months to 5 years of age.

  • Fully committed to offer an educational environment
    that cultivates and enlightens the total development of the young child in a secure, stimulating  and enriched preschool program.

    • Toddlers
      • 15 - 30
        Month olds
      • 1 to 5
    • Preschoolers
      • 2 1/2 - 5
        Year olds
      • 1 to 8
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  • Contact Us

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    • Postal Address

      Centre Éducatif Providence
      998 Frances St.
      Ottawa, ON K1K 3L5

    • Phone & E-mail

      Phone: (613) 744-0010
      Fax: (613) 744 6762

    • Business Hours

      Monday – Friday
      7.15 am – 5.30 pm
      Weekend Closed