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Licensed Child Care Providers in the Homer Area
List updated: 4/07/2014
Girassol Childcare and Art Studio
Owner: Rosana Moyer
Physical address: 3850 Heath Street #3, Homer
Phone: 299 - 4733/299-7337
Services: Licensed childcare - Preschool Program, including theater arts, for children 3-5 yrs old, after school art program, baby/toddler care, drop-ins (by appointment) -healthy food provided. A warm, organized creative learning environment. Now accepting Childcare assistance.
Availability (openings): We have openings in all of our programs. Contact us to arrange a visit (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Call for more information
Homer Head Start
Supervisor: Martha Wagele
Physical address: 1266 Ocean Drive
Services: free program for 3-5 year olds. We have a Center Based preschool program that meets Monday-Thursday from 9a-1p. Our Home Based program includes weekly home visits and twice a month Group Socials. Highlights of our program are individualized education, excellent nutrition, and family services. Children with disabilities are welcome to apply.
Availability: Now accepting applications for the 2014-15 school year.
Kachemak Kids Early Learning Center
Executive Director: Chelsea White (Non-Profit)
Physical address: 3838 Bartlett St (in town near museum)
Services: licensed non-profit childcare center that provides care for children 18months through 9 years old. We have a toddler program for our 18 months to 3 year olds and a preschool program for our 3-5 year olds. We now offer a school age program for our 5-9 year olds year round.
Full Day Care or Morning care options. Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 6:00pm.
Availability: Our Summer Program starts June 1st, 2014
Space is limited. Please call to inquire and arrange a visit.
Owner: Kim Duggar
Licensed Childcare Provider able to accept Childcare Assistance for Preschool
Physical address: 1395 Highland Dr
Services: Preschool for 3yr olds on Tue/Thur and 4 yr olds on M/W/F both from 9 am to 1 pm. Program runs September through May
Availability: one slot remaining for a 3 year old for 2013-2014 school year
Munchkinland Child Care
Owner: Lynette Lowe
Physical address: 4604 Rochelle Road
Phone: 235-2222, 399-3246
Services: Daycare/preschool/after-school/summer care for ages 18 mos - 10 years. Fenced yard with grass area and wooden fort/playground with swings. Healthy meals and snacks included.
Availability: 6 full-time spaces to open late August.
Paul Banks Elementary - Preschool Program
Physical address:1340 East End Road
Services: Title I preschool program. Students need to be screened to see if they qualify. The school runs a morning and afternoon program.
Availability: 4 more openings for school year.
Pondview / Ponderosa Childcare
Owner: Susannah Webster
Physical address: 4136 Hohe Street "B"
Services: Licensed childcare facility that offers a preschool program for children 3-5 yrs old during the school year, and an afterschool and summer program for kids ages 5-12.
Availability: Contact us today to arrange a visit and discuss availability
Owner: Susannah Webster
Physical address: 4136 Hohe Street "A"
Services: High quality licensed care for children ages 18 months through 3 years.
Availability: Please contact to arrange a visit and discuss availability.
Stay, Play, & Learn
Owner: Faina Melkomukov
Physical address: 564 Klondike Ave
Services: Licensed Child Care Facility for children ages 0 months to 12 years old. Full time-Part time-Night time also available, Weekends and Evenings by appointment, Flexible hours, Drop-ins Welcome. Healthy home cooked meals and snacks provided, Fenced yard for outdoor play everyday, 1-1 Preschool activities.We make learning fun! Lot's of books, puzzles, games and toys.
Availability: Space is available for 2 full time enrollments, Drop-ins are always welcome. Call for more information.
TLC Child Care
Owner: Stephanie Fell
Physical address: 960 Soundview (in town across from West Homer Elementary, by Lutheran Church)
Services: Drop-ins welcome, part-time/full-time; healthy food provided, outside play everyday, bunnies, swings, slides, forts, variety of toys, crafts, walks to park.
Availability: for ages 2 months to 12 years
This list is updated Monthly by Best Beginnings Homer - a coalition of local non profit agencies and individuals who support early childhood education in the Homer and outlying areas. For more information on Best Beginnings Homer: www.pop411.org (search for Best Beginnings), 907-435-7101, or www.bestbeginningsalaska.org
More info can also be found on the Best Beginnings Homer Facebook Group Page
A complete list of licensed child care programs in the Homer area and other areas is also available via the State Public Assistance website: http://dhss.alaska.gov/dpa/Pages/ccare/default.aspx