Clayton Park

Living or working in the Clayton Park area? Our location is conveniently situated at 59
Glenforest Drive. Here you will find:

  • A toddler program for ages 18 months to 36 months
  • A preschool program for ages 3 to 4 years
  • A before and after-school program for children attending school
  • A senior preschool program for children 4yrs of age

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

Glenforest Location – Power Outage – Thursday Nov 29 2018

Due to the current power outage in our Glenforest Location , the centre will need to close at 12 noon . Our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause . When an outage exceeds 4 hrs we are required to close to ensure the health/safety of the children in our care …

Happy 50th Birthday St. Joseph’s

On March 1, 2018 we celebrated our 50th Birthday! All week we talked about the birthday and did small groups that included making banners, birthday cards, birthdays cakes, ect… we had a family snack at our centres on March 1 to celebrate. This is such an amazing milestone! 

Possible school Strike/no school

Hello Everyone, Our Glenforest location has an afterschool program. We do have spaces available if you are in need of care for your school age child.  I know it may be difficult to find care during this time as the schools are closed and the uncertainty of what will happen.  Please contact …


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 …

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.

Movie Night Fundraiser

On April 2nd, we held a fun-filled movie night fundraiser at our location. To start off the evening, the children made bunny shaped baskets to hold all of their Easter goodies. Afterwards, we had a supper of cheese pizza. It was a big hit! Next, we decorated egg shaped cookies …

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        

Movie Night Fundraiser

We will be having a movie night fundraiser for the daycare on Thursday April 2, 2015 from  5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. The cost is $10 per child.  We will be having pizza for supper, decorating  cookies, making and Easter craft, and watching a movie.  We will be using the …

Fovorite Recipes

Banana Muffins 2 c whole wheat flour 1/3 c all purpose flour 1/2 c butter, softened 3/4 c apple sauce 2 egg, beaten 2 1/2 c mashed bananas 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 Tb cinnamon Directions: In a large bowl combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, …

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.

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.