Our Bedford Centre is ideally located for Sackville, Fall River, Waverley and Bedford residents.
Our newest center can be found within Bedford Commons at 30 Damascus Road. Here we are
proud to offer:

  • An infant program for ages 3 to 18 months
  • A toddler program for ages 18 months to 36 months
  • A Montessori preschool program for ages 3 to 5 years
  • A preschool program for ages 3 to 5 years

News & Events

Centre Closure Wed February 13 2019

Dear Parents Due to current inclement weather and reported hazardous road conditions later in the day all four centres will be closed today .  If you have to be on the roads today please drive safe. St Joseph’s Children’s Centre

Bedford Location Power Outage – Thursday Nov 29 2018

Due to the current power outage in our Bedford Location the centre will need to close early. Families are asked to return to the centre and pick up their children by 1pm . Our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause .  A possible restoration time is set for 4pm today …


St Joseph’s Children’s Centre     AGM – Oct 25, 2016 – 6:30pm – 7:30 pm 2155 Monastery Lane , Halifax Agenda Annual report from the Chair of Board – Leah Rigby Summary report from the Centre Directors – Amanda Stevens , Melissa Yeomans , Shannon McLean Summary of the 2015 Annual Statements …

Sunday Funday!!

A HUGE THANK YOU to all those who volunteered, attended, donated and supported the fun fair this past weekend! It was a beautiful day with lots of happy little ones running from game to game. It was really great to see families and friends of St. Joe’s and feel the …

STJCC Sponsorship

Please see the attached sponsorship letter from the Board of Directors for St Joseph’s Children’s Centre. STJCC Sponsorship Packages Please do not hesitate to contact our Executive Director for more information. We look forward to speaking with you at your earliest convenience.

Our Famous Meatloaf!

2.5 pounds of hamburger, red onion, 2 table spoons minced garlic, touch parsley and add bread crumbs. Puree everything and then roll and roll the mixture (as if you were making bread). Then pop it in the oven.  

Happy Birthday to us!

On March 1, 2015 St Josephs Childrens Centre turned 47 years old! Forty seven years of providing leading early childhood education to the Halifax area! Here’s a picture from when we were only 20 years old        

New Board Members Needed

St. Joseph’s Children’s Centre is looking for new volunteer Board Members. Do you have some of the skill set we’re looking for and do you want to help improve a local, long-standing organization? We need you! Click here to view the job posting.

Special Visitor to St. Joseph’s

Paton Francis, Animator / Illustrator made a special visit to our Montessori and Preschool class. Our children had created stories to celebrate Family Literacy Day January 27th. Paton Francis visited our classrooms to help bring the children’s stories to life. The children had the opportunity to view the process of …

Making Reading Fun

To celebrate Family Literacy Day Monday January 27th our Preschool and Montessori children created their own story. Please feel free parents to ask the teachers to view their story. Next week we will be visited by Paton  Francis. Paton is an illustrator and animator and much more. Paton will visit …

Storm Closure or Delayed Opening

Policies have been created in the event one or more centres are required to close/ delay opening due to storm or disruption in utilities such as power. If a centre is required to close or delay their opening information will be posted on our website, facebook page or phone system …


Another rainy weekend During family movie night or game night, why not cut up some fresh veggies and try our Yummy Dilly Dip. Our children love it ! 1 Cup plain yogurt                                     …

Employment Opportunity

St Joseph’s Children’s Centre is currently looking to hire substitute teachers. Please forward your resume to Melissa Yoemans at

Childcare Spaces Available

Our centres currently have spaces available,please visit the location of your choice to make contact with the Centre Director.