Licensed Child Care Providers in the Homer Area

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Licensed Child Care Providers in the Homer Area

List updated: 7/29/2014
Listed alphabetically.

Girassol Childcare and Art Studio

Owner: Rosana  Moyer
Physical address: 3850 Heath Street #3, Homer
Phone: 907-299-4733, 907-299-7337

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  ( or  Call for more information 

Homer Head Start
Supervisor: Martha Wagele
Physical address: 1266 Ocean Drive
Phone: 907-235-4322

Services: free program for 3-5 year olds.  We have a Center Based preschool program that meets Monday-Thursday from 9 am-1 pm.  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.

Kims Kinderhaus 
Owner:  Kim Duggar
Licensed Childcare Provider able to accept Childcare Assistance for Preschool
Physical address:  1395 Highland Dr        
Phone:  907-235-5695

Services:  Preschool  for 3 year olds on Tuesday/Thursday and 4 year olds on Monday/Wednesday/Friday both from 9 am to 1 pm. Program runs September through May.

Availability:  one slot remaining for a 4 year old for 2014-2015 school year

Munchkinland Child Care
Owner:  Lynette Lowe
Physical address:  4604 Rochelle Road
Phone: 907-235-2222, 907-399-3246

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: 907-226-1800

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.

Smallpond Childcare
Owner:  Susannah Webster
Physical address:  4136 Hohe Street "A"
Phone: 907-226-2477, 907-299-4317

Services:  We are a small childcare home that is fully licensed by the State of Alaska. We strive to provide a warm and gentle environment for small children to explore and play. We believe that the best type of learning happens when children are involved in the rhythms of the day and are given plenty of opportunities for ownership of their activities. In the summer of 2012, we expanded to to include a preschool program for children ages 3 to 5.

Availability: Please contact us 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

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: (search for Best Beginnings),907-435-7101, or

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.