Town Resources

Resources for parents and educators in Southington, Plantsville, Marion and Milldale

Before/After School Care

After school care with family childcare providers

All family childcare providers are licensed by the State of CT to watch up to 3 school age children, excluding their own.
Not all of them offer before or after school care.
Contact them directly, they are listed in the Town Resources - Family Child Care Homes section.



Web Site: http://www.southingtonearlychildhood.org/resourcecat/home-daycares/

Bright Beginnings

Licensed for age 6 weeks to 10 years.
Before & After School Care for Strong Elementary, which has bus transportation to/from the center, and for Plantsville Elementary which is adjacent to the property and staff walk the children across the playground to/from school.

185 West Main St
Plantsville, CT 06479

Phone: 860-621-9770

Web Site: https://www.brightbeginningsct.org/

Care 4 Kids – Connecticut’s Childcare subsidy

Care 4 Kids helps low to moderate income families in Connecticut pay for child care costs. This program is sponsored by the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood.
Several childcare providers in Southington accept the Care 4 Kids subsidy. They are identified in the ECCS Resources listing or call 211 to identify participating providers.

To participate in the program, there are certain eligibility requirements for parents, children and child care providers.
Families must:
- live in Connecticut;
- be working or attending a temporary family cash assistance (Jobs First) approved education or training activity; and
- meet the program’s income requirements.

Children must:
- live in Connecticut; and
- be under age 13, or if the child has special needs, be under age 19.

Providers must:
- be licensed by the CT Office of Early Childhood (unless exempt from licensing); or
- be a relative, like a grandparent; or
- take care of the child in the child’s home.



Phone: 1-888-214-KIDS (5437)

Web Site: http://www.ctcare4kids.com

Educational Playcare – Cheshire

Licensed for age 6 weeks to 12 years. Opened Cheshire location in September 2017.

1430 Highland Ave
Cheshire,

Phone: 203-651-7407

Web Site: http://www.EducationalPlaycare.com

ESPN Kids Center

Bright Horizons Family Solutions runs the ESPN Kids Center for children 6 weeks through 12 years of age from 7 am to 7 pm. Accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

205 Enterprise Drive
Bristol,

Phone: 860-582-4300

Web Site: https://child-care-preschool.brighthorizons.com/ct/bristol/espn

Great Beginnings Daycare Center and Nursery School

Licensed for age 6 weeks through 12 years old. Recently granted re-accreditation by the National Association for the Education for Young Children (NAEYC).


195 East Street (age 3-12) and 15-17 Cooke Street (age 6 weeks thru 2)
Plainville,

Phone: (860) 747-1679

Web Site: http://www.greatbeginningsdaycarecenter.com

My Little Rascals Daycare

Licensed for age 6 weeks through 10 years old.
The Care4Kids childcare subsidy is accepted.

445 North Main Street
Southington, CT 06489

Phone: 860-276-0123

Web Site: http://mylittlerascalsct.com

Southington Catholic School

"Southington Catholic School is a Christ centered, nurturing learning community that fosters Catholic faith based values in our students while achieving academic excellence."
Classes for Pre-K 3 through grade 5. Flexible schedule featuring full day & full week classes & part time options for Pre-K 3 and 4. Before & after school programs. Safe, nurturing environment & dedicated staff. NEASC Accredited

133 Bristol St
Southington, Connecticut 06489

Phone: 860-628-2485

Web Site: http://www.southingtoncatholicschool.org

Stork Club, Inc.

Southington location licensed for age 6 weeks through 8 years old.
Additional locations including Cheshire and Meriden.
The Care4Kids childcare subsidy is accepted.

1348 West St
Southington, CT 06489

Phone: 860-276-1031

Web Site: http://www.storkclubs.com/

Town & Country Early Learning Centers

Licensed for age 6 weeks through 12 years of age. Offers infant, toddler, preschool, kindergarten readiness, before and after school care, school age vacation and summer camp programs. The Care4Kids childcare subsidy is accepted.
They are on the Thalberg bus route and provide van transportation to and from Kelley, Flanders, and Derynoski.
The Care4Kids childcare subsidy is accepted.
Formerly Pumpkin Patch Preschool & Child Care Center.
Second location in Middletown.

1137 West St
Southington, CT 06489

Phone: 860-628-7900

Web Site: http://townandcountryelc.com/

YMCA School Age Program

Before and after school care for grades K-8 is offered for every public school in Southington. At some schools the program is held on-site, the rest are bused to/from the YMCA. They accept the Care4Kids childcare subsidy.

Emily Snow
Childcare Registrar
860-426-9545
Esnow@sccymca.org




Web Site: http://www.sccymca.org/youth-development/southington-ymca/child-development