Alberni Valley Childcare Society

Other Names: Stepping Stones, Stepping Stones Too, Baby Steps, Stepping Stones Alberni, Baby Steps Stepping Stones Alberni

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The Alberni Valley Childcare Society is a local organization dedicated to providing inclusive quality childcare programs (Stepping Stones) to families in the Alberni Valley. The programs are currently located at 3 sites; Stepping Stones Hilton Centre, Stepping Stones Too at 4210 Cedarwood, and Stepping Stones Alberni at Alberni Elementary School. Stepping StonesToo Babysteps Infant and Todder Care, and 3-5 years childcare Stepping Stones Hilton Centre 3-5 years childcare, preschool and before and after school care Stepping Stones Alberni 3-5 years childcare, preschool and before and after school care Baby Steps infant and toddler care. Staff time has been committed to teaching the following Early Childhood programsat schools and in the community: Mother Goose on the Loose, and Roots of Empathy. We have also started a "Story Soup Garden" that links literacy skills to growing food and teaches the children about nutrition and environmental stewardship. Alphabet Soup-a literacy through nutrition program aimed at the infant and toddler age group (birth to 36 months), and involving families as literacy and nutrition supports with their infants. Weekly in class nutrition component, and parent educational workshops are scheduled throughout program year. Pathways to French - Introduction to French language preschool, which responded to filling a community need in terms of pre-french immersion and/or an opportunity to explore and discover french in a pre ch...


  • map-pointCharitable Organization

  • map-pointBusiness Number: 106692452RR0001

  • map-point16 full-time staff

  • map-pointNo contact email on record

2016 Revenues: $1,198,300

<b>600</b>: Total cash given to the charity for which tax receipts were issued.
<b>0</b>: Total amount of non-cash gifts (e.g. securities, equipment, buildings, artwork, other in-kind gifts) made to the charity for which tax receipts were issued.
<b>0</b>: Total amount received from other registered charities.
<b>0</b>: Charities don’t issue tax receipts when a donor can’t be identified or doesn't want one. This category also includes collection boxes.
<b>644742</b>: Total amount received from any level of government in Canada.
<b>552958</b>: Income that doesn’t fit into other categories, such as sales revenue, interest and investment income, membership fees, etc.

2016 Expenditures: $1,116,716

<b>960376</b>: Total amount spent on charitable programs. "Programs" cover all charitable activities the organization carries out on its own.
<b>4234</b>: Total amount spent on fundraising, including office expenses, overhead, promotion costs, etc.
<b>156340</b>: Total amount spent on management and administration, including board meetings, accounting, rent, office supplies, etc.
<b>0</b>: Total amount of gifts to qualified organizations. The majority of these donees are registered charities but some other organizations qualify as well.
<b>-4234</b>: Expenses that don’t fit into another category, including political activities.

Assets, 2016 Year End: $527,714

<b>381899</b>: Total cash readily available.
<b>25503</b>: Amounts owed by individuals and organizations.
<b>0</b>: Amounts invested in individuals and organizations
<b>117997</b>: Land and buildings at fair market value as well as equipment, vehicles, etc. The figure is net accumulated ammortization.
<b>2315</b>: Assets not falling under one of the other categories.

Liabilities, 2016 Year End: $175,504

<b>101389</b>: Short-term portion of debt obligations such as loans, mortgages, notes, and payments due for goods and services received.
<b>0</b>: Amounts owing to founders, directors/trustees and like officials, non-arm’s length employees or members.
<b>74115</b>: Liabilities not falling under one of the other categories.

Worldwide Locations

Alberni Valley Childcare Society's headquarters is located at 4325 Neill St, Port Alberni BC, V9Y1E5.

Breakdown of Programs

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Fundraising Methods

Auctions Sales Other