Licensed Child Care Providers in the Homer Area

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Licensed Child Care Providers in the Homer Area

List updated: 4/07/2014

Listed alphabetically.

 

Girassol Childcare and Art Studio
Owner: Rosana  Moyer
Physical address: 3850 Heath Street #3, Homer
Phone: 299 - 4733/299-7337
Website: none
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  (perola_40ns@hotmail.com) or  Call for more information 

 

Homer Head Start

Supervisor: Martha Wagele 

Physical address: 1266 Ocean Drive

Phone: 235-4322

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)

Phone: 907-235-2205

Website: www.kachemakkids.com

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.

Kims Kinderhaus      

Owner:  Kim Duggar
Licensed Childcare Provider able to accept Childcare Assistance for Preschool

Physical address:  1395 Highland Dr         

Phone:  235-5695

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

Phone: 226-1800

Website: http://paulbankselementary.blogs.kpbsd.k12.ak.us/wpmu/

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"
Phone: 907-226-2478
Website:  www.homerponderosa.blogspot.com
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

 

Smallpond Childcare
Owner:  Susannah Webster
Physical address:  4136 Hohe Street "A"
Phone: 907-226-2477
Website:   www.smallpondchildcare.blogspot.com
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

Phone: 907-299-1788

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)

Phone: 907-399-2551

Website: none

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