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Licensed Child Care Providers in the Homer Area
List updated: 8/1/2015
Finding the right child care for your child can be a difficult process. To make this journey easier, call your local child care providers, ask questions, visit their locations and take your time finding the best fit for your family. In times of need, always reach out to friends, family and local organizations for help.
Almost Home Child Care
Owner: Jeanie Schollenberg
Physical address: 4634 Sabrina Road, Homer
Owner: Rosana Moyer
Physical address: 3850 Heath Street # 4, Homer
Girassol Childcare and Colmeia Childcare
Owner: Rosana Moyer
Physical address: 3838 Bartlett Street Unit #'s 1 and 2 Homer
Services: Licensed childcare - Preschool Program, including theater arts, for children 3-5 yrs old, after school art program, baby/toddler care at Colmeia Childcare, drop-ins (by appointment) - healthy food provided. A warm, organized creative learning environment. Now accepting Childcare assistance. Contact us to arrange a visit ([email protected]) 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 9 am-1 pm. Highlights of our program are individualized education, excellent nutrition, and family services. Children with disabilities are welcome to apply.
Owner: Kim Duggar
Licensed Childcare Provider able to accept Childcare Assistance for Preschool
Physical address: 1395 Highland Dr
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.
Mrs. M's Cozy Bears Day Care
Owner: Masha Yakunin
Physical address:4076 Pennock Street, Homer
Owner: Nika Melkomukov
Physical address:628 Rangeview Avenue, Homer
Paul Banks Elementary - Preschool Program
Physical address:1340 East End Road, Homer
Services: Title I preschool program. Students need to be screened to see if they qualify. The school runs a morning and afternoon program.
Smallpond Childcare and Ponderosa
Owner: Susannah Webster
Physical address: 1164 East End Road, Homer
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 include a preschool program for children ages 3 to 5.
Stay, Play, & Learn
Owner: Faina Melkomukov
Physical address: 564 Klondike Avenue, Homer
Services: Licensed Child Care Facility for children ages 0 months to 12 years old. Full time, Part time, and 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.
This list is updated by Homer Early Childhood Coalition - a coalition of local non-profit agencies and individuals who support early childhood education in the Homer and outlying areas. For more information on Homer Early Childhood Coalition Visit www.pop411.org (search for Homer Early Childhood Coalition), join the Homer Early Childhood Coalition Facebook Group Page or email Red at [email protected]
A complete list of licensed child care programs in the Homer area and other areas is also available via the State Public Assistance website.