Scotia Square

If you work or live in the downtown core, our Scotia Square Centre location is perfect for you. This centre is situated in 208 Duke Towers, part of the Scotia Square complex. Many Metro Transit routes are accessible from this location. Here we offer:

  • A toddler program for ages 18 months to 36 months
  • A pre-school program for ages 3 to 5 years
  • A Montessori pre-school 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


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.

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        

Scotia Squares Favorite Recipies

Class 61 Ivory Soap All you need for hours of fun is a bar of ivory soap.  Place the bar of Ivory soap on a microwavable dish in the microwave and set the microwave for 45 seconds to 1.5 minutes until the bar of soap begins to puff up.  Let the children play with it and …

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.