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

Update – Delayed Opening

Unfortunately the roads continue to be icy and the weather reports that the freezing drizzle will continue until early afternoon . The buses are also limited for staff  . For these reasons all four centres will remain closed for today .

Delayed Opening – Today Friday Feb 7 2020

Due to the current road conditions and projected continuation of freezing rain .All four centres will have a delayed opening. We are currently planning on opening at 10am . In the event the freezing rain continues the centres may not be able to open . We will update this info …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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.