Town Resources

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


2-1-1 Child Development Infoline

2-1-1 Child Care helps families find child care to best meet their needs and maintains current listings of licensed and license exempt child care programs in Connecticut. They provide early care professionals with training, technical assistance and resources.

Phone: 2-1-1 or 1-800-505-1000

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Academy of Early Learning

Fully renovated and opened in June 2022. Licensed for age 6 weeks to 6 years, from 6:30 am to 6 pm on a Monday to Friday, Tuesday/Thursday or Monday/Wednesday/Friday schedule. The Care4Kids child care subsidy is accepted.


205 Academy Road

Phone: (203) 806-1353

After/before 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, before/after school or during vacation days.
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.

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Angeli, Robyn

Vernondale Day School

Oshana school district
6 weeks to 5 years. Year-round care until 5:30 pm.


Vernondale Drive
Southington, CT 06489

Phone: (203) 940-2315 (Cell)

Baush, Kristin

Kristin's Family Day Care

Kelley school district
6 weeks to 12 years.

West Street
Southington, CT 06489

Phone: 860-989-8411

Bouchard, Terry

Tlc Services

Derynoski school district
6 weeks to 12 years

🔊English, ASL, French

Old Turnpike Rd
Plantsville, CT 06479

Phone: 860-628-2981

Boys and Girls Club of Meriden

The Boys & Girls Club of Meriden, Connecticut is a safe, positive place for kids to learn and grow while having fun. Their programs are made available to and affordable for all children in the community, and are designed to offer recreation, companionship, and a sense of belonging.

15 Lincoln Street

Phone: (203) 235-8185

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Bright Beginnings Child Care Center and Nursery School

Licensed for age 6 weeks to 10 years.
Full-time childcare
Part-time nursery school: M/W/F for four year olds and Tu/Th for three year olds
Summer program for school age children, sign up on a weekly basis. The day camp option runs from 9 am to 2 pm, the full day option runs from 7 am to 5:30 pm.
Before & After School Care for Strong Elementary, which has bus transportation to/from the center, and for Oshana (formerly Plantsville) Elementary which is adjacent to the property and staff walk the children across the playground to/from school.

"Bright Beginnings has been providing quality childcare services for the town of Southington and the surrounding area for over 30 years. Our longstanding relationship with the community has been built on trust and a steadfast commitment to providing a safe, supportive and educational environment for every child that walks through our doors. At Bright Beginnings, we are dedicated to creating a nurturing, stimulating and welcoming environment for all children. Our unique programs incorporate a variety of educational theories, while always keeping the child’s best interest in mind and allowing for hands-on, experiential learning. Now under new ownership, come see some of the exciting changes we are making! To find out more about us, feel free to stop by our center or reach out by phone or email."

185 West Main St
Plantsville, CT 06479

Phone: 860-621-9770

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Bright Start Child Care & Preschool

"At Bright Start, we believe that children develop and learn most effectively through hands-on play and exploration. It is through independent and cooperative play that children develop the curiosity that leads them to discover and learn the fundamental skills required for lifelong success. By providing children with an abundance of time to play and explore, we help them develop a joy for learning."

Bright Start Child Care & Preschool is a state-licensed facility offering infant, toddler, preschool and before & after school care
Care4Kids Subsidy Accepted

1790 Meriden Rd

Phone: 203-879-2728

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BrightPath Cheshire

BrightPath Cheshire Child Care center, previously Educational Playcare Cheshire, is a newly-built, state-of-the-art daycare center in Cheshire Licensed for age 6 weeks to 12 years.

They provide before/after school care with transportation to the two Cheshire elementary schools (not Southington), snow and vacation day programs and summer programs.

Additional BrightPath Kids locations are in Berlin, Wallingford, Farmington and other towns in CT and across the U.S

1430 Highland Ave

Phone: 203-872-7686

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Butkiewicz, Darlene

Flanders school district

6 weeks to 12 years

Mandel Drive

Phone: (860) 877-3351

Carbone, Lorraine

Loraine Carbone's Day Care

Kelley school district
6 weeks to 12 years

Rolling Hill Ln
Southington, CT 06489

Phone: (860) 796-4651

Care 4 Kids – Connecticut’s Childcare subsidy

UPDATE: The eligibility income guidelines increased from 50% to 60% of the State Median Income as of July 1, 2021.

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 centers and camps 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)

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Carriage House Day Care

Preschool and childcare program serving children of all ages. Teachers provide developmentally-appropriate activities and materials that encourage children to explore and learn through play. Activities are hands-on and work on each child's physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development. Children work on fine and gross motor skills, sensory-based activities, music, art, language development, math, literacy, science, and more.

320 Colony St

Phone: 203-235-4859

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Central Christian Academy

PreK 3 year-old through grade 12.
Christian school curriculum, books, and material.

1505 West St
Southington, CT 06489

Phone: 860-621-6701 x2006

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Chase Collegiate School

An independent PreK - Grade 12 day school.

565 Chase Parkway

Phone: 203-236-9560

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Cheshire KinderCare

KinderCare offers preschool, trusted part-time or full-time daycare, and educational before- or after-school programs.
They have an online application for information and a chat feature for after hours at
Ages: licensed for 6 weeks to 12 years, but not taking school age children
Open: 6:30 AM to 6:00 PM, M-F

1544 Byam Rd
Cheshire, CT 06410

Phone: (203) 574-2892

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Cook, Jennifer

Jennifer Cook's Day Care

Kelley school district
6 weeks to 12 years

Horne Circle
Southington, CT 06489

Phone: 860-919-3138

CT After School Network

An initiative of the Connecticut Network for Children and Youth, Inc.

The CT After School Network provides communication about after school issues through avenues such as; a quarterly newsletter, website, regional workshops and conferences. They also provide access to training, technical assistance, professional development for after school professionals and a comprehensive resource library.
The CT After School Network advocates for additional state and federal investment in after school programs by communicating with policy makers about how after school programs serve young people and our communities. They also advocate for families and communities by listening to communities needs in towns and cities across the state by raising public awareness about the importance of after school programs.
Connect new and existing after school networks at all levels: local, regional, state and national. Connect after school programs and providers to training, research, curriculum and best practice resources.

75 Charter Oak Avenue, Bld. 2, Suite 2-101

Phone: (203) 483-1846

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Cub Academy

Cub Academy is opening in a new center next to the Southington firehouse in April 2024.
Infant and Toddler care, Preschool 3 and 4 programs.
Open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Southington, CT

Phone: 860-276-0123

Cyr, Suzanne

Hugs N Cuddles Home Day Care

In Thalberg School district, offers before/after care.
Offers a PreK curriculum for ages 2 yrs and up: Fireflies through Sunshine Express.
Offers reasonable transportation to a part-time nursery school/PreK program if don’t want to do her PreK program.
Offers 2 meals and a snack, (formula is not included).
Has indoor/outdoor play including a large fenced-in yard with many toys, rocket ship, castle, two large play cottages, swing set and more.
Each family receives a calendar of Month of activities.
Babies will have their own cuddle time and play time.

Cloverdale Rd
Southington, CT 06489

Phone: 860-620-7500

Dorau, Gloria

Gloria's Day Care

Derynoski school district
6 weeks to 12 years

Meriden Ave
Southington, CT 06489

Phone: 860-276-0389 or 860-919-5939

Early Childhood Center Lab School • Tunxis Community College

The Early Childhood Center Lab School on the campus of Tunxis Community College provides a quality program for preschool children and is a model lab school for the Early Childhood Associate degree program. It is staffed with qualified and experienced early childhood professionals and serves children ages three to five years old (non-kindergarten enrolled). The Center is among a select group in the nation accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and licensed by the State of Connecticut. The Center is open to children of students, staff, and members of the community. Staff members believe that young children learn best through hands-on experiences and meaningful interactions in a carefully planned environment. The goal of the staff is to encourage the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of children in a safe and nurturing environment.

Monday – Thursday: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

For more information, contact Debra Collins, Director, Early Childhood Center Lab School, at 860.773.1350.

Tunxis Community College, 271 Scott Swamp Road

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Easterseals Children’s Academy

The Children's Academy/Children's Center provides inclusive, high-quality early care and education that promotes a child's social, emotional, physical and cognitive growth. We offer a full-day, year-round program, parental support and a School Readiness program to prepare children for Kindergarten success. The Children's Academy/Children's Center is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). There are additional facilities in Waterbury.

Each state-licensed facility features: developmentally appropriate curriculum, certified staff in CPR/First-Aid, and an all-accessible playground with skid-proof surface and tricycle track.

Tuition fees are calculated on a sliding-fee scale based on gross annual earnings and family size. Breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snack are provided daily at no additional cost.

Children’s Academy Meriden Campus, 125 Broad St

Phone: 203-686-1438 ext#1

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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

Phone: 860-582-4300

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First Congregational Preschool – Meriden

First Congregational Preschool, Inc. is a nationally accredited, state-licensed, non-denominational, cooperative preschool.

"We are proud of our close relationship with children and their families, we unite to provide the best possible experience for the children who attend First Congregational Preschool. We utilize a parent information app called Tadpoles to keep families informed about our daily happenings, including daily photos of your child in the classroom. We also have daily updates on white boards outside each classroom as well as monthly newsletters.

Our teacher to child ratio is exceptional, 1 teacher to 8 students, all classrooms have 3-4 teachers for the group. Teachers and groups are set for the school year. We believe that the root of good, quality care is the relationships that we enjoy with our families and children."

62 Colony Street

Phone: 203-634-8886

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Giggles and Grins Childcare Center, LLC

Licensed for age 6 weeks to 5 years.

21 Cummings St
Plantsville, CT 06479

Phone: 860-621-3408

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)

Phone: (860) 747-1679

Web Site:

Griffis, Angela

Little Miracles Family Childcare & Preschool

Derynoski school district.
6 weeks to 12 years
She has a full-time assistant. They provide before-school care with transportation to Flanders, Hatton, Thalberg, and Derynowski.
Hours of operation are 6 AM to 3:30 PM.

🔊English, Italian

George St
Southington, CT 06489

Phone: 860-538-7207

Hatheway, Sheryl

Hatheway Day Care

Kelley school district
6 weeks to 12 years

Yorktown Rd
Southington, CT 06489

Phone: 860-621-3764

Imagine Nation

Imagine Nation is a NAEYC accredited, state licensed Early Learning School offers an affordable, quality School Readiness Preschool Program and a mixed age infant and toddler program. Their highly qualified, degreed teachers implement developmentally appropriate curriculum utilizing the State of CT Early Learning and Development Standards along with tangible learning experiences throughout our Museum Studios.
A free family membership to our Museum Studios is included upon enrollment.

The mixed age classroom is open to all children ages 6 weeks up to 3 years of age. The mixed age infant toddler classroom is a full-time program,
The preschool program is open to Bristol and out of town residents. Children entering the preschool program must be ages 3 to 5 years old.
At the beginning of the school year in September they accept children aged 2 years 9 months, turning 3 before December 31,
per State of Connecticut Licensing Requirements.

Tuition is based on a sliding fee scale according to you family’s gross income and size. They are open year round to working and accept Care4Kids child care subsidies for those families that qualify.

1 Pleasant St
Bristol, CT 06010

Phone: (860) 314-1400

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Jack and Jill II Day Care Center

Licensed for age 6 weeks to 6 years. This location opened in 2017. Jack and Jill, founded in 1954, also has a location in Cheshire.

1593 Meriden-Wtby Tpke
Milldale, CT

Phone: (860) 426-3766

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Kinder-Garden Learning Center and Childcare

Kinder-Garden Learning Center is a year-round (full-time only) nursery school, preschool, kindergarten & childcare. The center consists of families with children who range in age from 6 weeks to 6 years of age.
Kinder-Garden Learning Center has served the communities of Meriden, South Meriden, Tracy, Wallingford, Yalesville, Cheshire, Southington, Plantsville, Middlefield, Middletown, Berlin & North Haven for 28 years. Quality children's daycare, preschool, nursery school, child care, learning center, and kindergarten which specializes in preparing students for the elementary school systems. National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Accredited. Member of the National Child Care Association (NCCA) located in central Connecticut (CT).

20 S Broad Terrace

Phone: 203-686-1586

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Lagana, Dina

Lagana's Before & After School Care

5 year(s) to 12 years.
Offers before and after school care, with private transportation, for students at Strong School.

Mt Vernon Rd
Plantsville, CT 06479

Phone: 860-426-0088

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Leadership Martial Arts

Leadership Martial Arts offers martial arts classes, an exciting and safe Summer Camp and an after-school program specializing in unique fun games designed to motivate and challenge children ages 5-12.
Campers will get to enjoy dodge ball, Ninja Warrior courses, NERF Battles, arts & crafts, and Martial Arts lessons in a huge 7,000 air-conditioned indoor space as well as play outdoor sports such as kickball, catch, and water balloon fun in our large fields. 8 Weeks of camp are offered with hours as early as 7:30 am - 5:30 pm being offered. Each week offers a unique theme as its focus with discounts available for enrolling for multiple weeks.
The after-school Enrichment Program is fun and offers a ton of variety. Kids are active and participating in fun drills and specialty training. Located in the South End School District with a school bus stop. Free Transportation for every other elementary school in Southington.

Check out all of these exciting activities that are included in your membership at no extra charge;
Martial Arts!
Dance and Tumbling!
Indoor team games!
Leadership Training!
Outdoor Sports!
Arts & Crafts!
Ninja Equipment and Monkey Bars!
Homework and Reading Time Done By Pick Up!
A Decked Out KID CAVE For Tons Of Fun!

971 Meriden Waterbury Tpke

Phone: (860) 426-3198

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Little Scholars Learning Academy

Preschool program for ages 2.5-5 that runs from 9 to 11:30 or 12:30 to 3 on M-F. Tu-Th or M-W-F schedule.


Phone: 860-356-9900

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Mange, Elissa

Hatton school district
6 weeks to 12 years

Peters Circle
Southington, CT Southington

Phone: 860-628-4311

Margaret C Griffin Child Development Center

Full day, year-round programs for ages 3-5, fees based on a sliding scale. The Care4Kids childcare subsidy is accepted.
Located in the same building as Derynoski Elementary, but not associated with the Southington Public School District.
Accredited by the National Association for the Education for Young Children (NAEYC).

240 Main St
Southington, CT 06489

Phone: 860-621-5885

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Mearkle, Elizabeth

Strong school district
6 weeks to 12 years

Pacer Ln
Plantsville, CT 06479

Phone: 203-257-6471

Meriden YMCA Head Start

The Meriden YMCA Head Start program is a NAEYC Accredited School Readiness Program for ages 2.9 - 4 years old serving families from Meriden, Southington, Wallingford & Berlin.

Nutritious Breakfast, Lunch & Snack are provided and are prepared on site.
Full and Part-Day Classes are available.
The program also includes Hearing, Vision & Developmental Screenings.
Free program based on financial need.

398 Liberty Street

Phone: 203-238-9166

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Munson, Tracy

South End school district
6 weeks to 12 years

Old Turnpike Rd
Plantsville, CT 06479

Phone: 860-637-7947

My Little Rascals Daycare

Licensed for age 6 weeks to school age (5 years old).
The Care4Kids childcare subsidy is accepted.

The current operator is moving to a new, expanded center at 316 North Main Street under the name CUB Academy in mid-April 2024. They will have several openings for age 6 weeks to 5 years. Contact Jacyln at 860-276-0123 or
The current owner, who also owns My Little Rascals Too, will re-open My Little Rascals in the current space, under a new OEC license, focused on children under the age of 3. They expect to open in early May 2024 and are now enrolling. Contact Carla at 860-392-8942 or

445 North Main Street
Southington, CT 06489

Phone: 860-276-0123

My Little Rascals Too

Licensed for age 6 weeks to 9 years.
The Care4Kids childcare subsidy is accepted.

1850 West Street
Southington, CT 06489

Phone: 860-426-9933

Web Site:

Natal, Jennifer

Tiny Feet Home Daycare

Flanders school district
6 weeks to 12 years

🔊English, Spanish

Darling Street
Southington, CT 06489

Phone: (203) 736-7982

Nelson, Maria

Country Kids

Kelley school district
6 weeks to 5 years

Hitchcock Rd
Southington, CT 06489

Phone: 860-628-6366, Cell 860-637-2314

New Britain YWCA

The New Britain YWCA offers a variety of programs for children and adults.
Toddler care and preschool programs
Family Literacy Center
Sexual assault services including; sexual assault crisis service, sexual violence prevention education, empowerment workshops, and more.
Fitness Center with gym, in-person and virtual options for group exercise classes and personal training sessions.
Summer Sizzlers; The program is open to children kindergarten through 5th grade. Arts and crafts, sports and games, cooking activities, community exploration, and more!

19 Franklin Square
New Britain,

Phone: 860-225-4681

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New Britain YWCA Preschool and Toddler Care

The toddler program at YWCA New Britain is designed to provide children ages one to three years of age with a safe and nurturing environment where they can explore and make new discoveries. Toddlers learn about themselves, their feelings, communication, and movement. Children learn through play and acquire the basic skills that will serve as building blocks for a lifetime of learning.

For more information on our toddler program, contact Michelle Japs at 860-225-4681 x285 or, or Virginia Osborne at 860-225-4681 x251 or

YWCA New Britain's full-time and part-time preschool programs help to prepare children for kindergarten by offering developmentally appropriate ways to learn new skills within a play-based learning environment. Each day is filled with fun activities that help children grow socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Teachers plan activities while considering the needs of individual children, the needs of the group, and the goals set forth in the Connecticut Early Learning and Development Standards. Breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snack are provided. Care 4 Kids is accepted.

For more information on our preschool program, contact Michelle Japs at 860-225-4681 x285 or

19 Franklin Square
New Britain,

Phone: 860-225-4681 x285

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Nurturing Nest and Early Learning Center

The Nurturing Nest and Early Learning Center believes that great child care depends upon consistent caregiving in a home-like atmosphere. The Nurturing Nest offers high quality care for children 6 weeks up to 6 years on full-day basis on a Monday to Friday, Tuesday/Thursday or Monday/Wednesday/Friday schedule.
Opened August 2018.

1721 Meriden Waterbury Turnpike
Southington, CT

Phone: 860-276-0013

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Over the Rainbow Cheshire

The Cheshire, CT daycare program provides a challenging, yet developmentally appropriate curriculum for each age group, especially toddlers, who have two classrooms.

1481 Highland Ave
Cheshire, CT

Phone: (203) 699-9900

Web Site:

Parmon, Particia

Hatton school district
6 weeks to 12 years

Foley Drive
Southington, CT 06489

Phone: 203-313-4982

Plainville Early Learning Center

Plainville Early Learning Center, Inc. is a state funded program that provides affordable, year round, high-quality, early care and education for three to twelve year-olds in a safe and nurturing environment. Our staff encourages the social-emotional, physical, cognitive, and language development of the children in our care.
Main Office: Toddler, Preschool, and School Readiness Programs - 130 West Main Street, 860-747-3321
Preschool & Before and After School Program - 19 South Canal Street, 860-410-5029


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Plantsville Community Nursery School

Plantsville Community Nursery School closed its doors as of June 2018 and is not accepting enrollment for the 2018-2019 school year.

109 Church St
Plantsville, CT 06479

Play To Learn

At Play to Learn Childcare, the team believes that every child is unique. Each child should receive the opportunity to develop social and emotional skills that will help them grow. Our nurturing childcare environment provides each child one-on-one attention that will help them to learn important life skills such as respecting others, sharing, polite manners, following instructions, responsibility, emotional control, and problem management.
Programs available for infants 6 weeks up to 5 years old.
The Care4Kids childcare subsidy is accepted.


200 Mansion Road

Phone: 203-832-3519

Web Site:

Radziwon, Marzena

Polish Home Day Care

Kelley school district
6 weeks to 5 years

🔊English, Polish, Russian

West St
Southington, CT 06489

Phone: 860-819-9399

RSCO Open Choice and Magnet Schools

The Connecticut State Department of Education's Regional School Choice Office (RSCO) coordinates the Open Choice and Magnet School programs. Southington children can attend a Hartford district school through the Open Choice program or apply to the lottery to attend a magnet school with a specialized educational theme. There are over 40 schools in the program across the Hartford region serving Pre-K 3 to grade 12.
The RSCI lotter application period usually runs from November through February of each year. Transportation is not provided for pre-K students.

Phone: 860-713-6990

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Saint Paul Catholic School

"At Saint Paul School, we offer a traditional academic program combined with the development of 21st Century skills in problem solving, communication, and information technology...At the preschool level, we have extended our preschool hours to include full day programs for both three and four year old children. Our four year old group is now included in our Superkids reading program that extends with consistency through grade two."

PreK 3-year-old through grade 8.

Excepting applications for the next school year starting October 1st.

461 Alling Street
Kensington ,

Phone: 860-828-4343

Web Site:

Sargent, Marilyn

Marilyn's Farmhouse Daycare

Flanders school district - Bus stops at home for before/after school care.
6 weeks to 12 year

Flanders Rd
Southington, CT 06489

Phone: 860-302-8012

SCCYMCA Learning Center

YMCA Learning center offers full time care for children age 3 to 5. They accept the Care4Kids childcare subsidy.
The YMCA also has a nursery school and after school programs.

Chrissy Cassesse, Director of Child Care, at or 203.272.3152 x510

30 High Street
Southington, CT 06489

Phone: 860-621-8130

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SCCYMCA Nursery School

A part-day nursery school program for age 3 to 5. The YMCA also offers full day care for children age 3-5 at the YMCA Learning Center. The Care4Kids childcare subsidy is accepted.

Chrissy Cassesse, Director of Child Care, at or 203.272.3152 x510

29 High Street

Phone: 860-426-9542

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SCCYMCA 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.

For children in grades K-8. Choose M-F, MWF or TTH.

6:30 AM until bus pickup/when school begins
Kelley (for Kelley and South End students)
Y-Site (at the Main Y): Flanders, Hatton, Oshana, Strong, Thalberg, Club Y students.

From when school lets out until 5:30PM*
*Extended care until 6PM for an additional cost.
Program Activities: Homework Club, Arts & Crafts, Table Top Games, Science Projects, and Indoor and Outdoor Group Games!

Club-Y (at the Main Y): For Middle School students (Grades 6-8)

Emily Snow
Childcare Registrar

Web Site:

Scott Swamp KinderCare Farmington

KinderCare offers preschool, trusted part-time or full-time daycare, and educational before- or after-school programs.
They have an online application for information and a chat feature for after hours at
Ages: 6 weeks to 5 years
6:30 AM to 6:00 PM, M-F

197 Scott Swamp Rd.

Phone: (860) 676-8298

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Southington HS Preschool Program

Part of the SHS class on early childhood.
The program was not run in 2022-2023. It is unclear if it will be offered in the fall of 2023.
Meets 3 mornings a week for ages 3-5.
Contact Erin Proctor at .

Southington HS., 720 Pleasant Street

Southington Public Schools and Integrated Preschool Program

The Southington Public School District has 8 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, 1 high school and an alternative high school.
To determine which school your child will attend visit the school/street directory at

Their Southington Integrated Preschool program, which has approximately 50% typically developing children who serve as peer models for the students who require special education, meets at Wrinn Preschool Center at Hatton Elementary School (3 classrooms) and Strong Elementary School (1 classroom).
See more details and the current availability at


Phone: Registration, preschool and special ed: 860-628-3200 x10332

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St Dominics Childcare Center

Licensed for ages 6 weeks to 5 years.

1050 Flanders Street
Southington, CT

Phone: 860-628-4678

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St. Luke Catholic School

"St Luke 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.
Previously Southington Catholic School.

133 Bristol St
Southington, Connecticut 06489

Phone: 860-628-2485

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Stork Club, Inc.

Southington location licensed for age 6 weeks to 9 years old.
Before and after school care provided. Located in Thalberg district. Transportation to other schools based on enrollment, first come, first served.

Additional locations including Rocky Hill, Glastonbury and Meriden.
The Care4Kids childcare subsidy is accepted.

1348 West St
Southington, CT 06489

Phone: 860-276-1031

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Szymczyk, Justyna

Oshana school district
6 weeks to 12 years.

🔊English, Polish


Green Valley Dr

Phone: (646) 785-6364

The Misfit Mamas, Inc.

At The Misfit Mamas Inc., we prioritize the importance of family and meaningful connections with others in the local community. We achieve this by providing a diverse range of enjoyable and relaxed events, including: workshops, educational opportunities, support groups, fun meet-ups, and unique special events. Our ultimate goal is to help all families thrive, not just survive, their parenting journey; regardless of their stage of parenthood. We are also excited to launch our Care Specialist program. This program allows families to find a child care specialist with extensive experience, background and reference checks and CPR/First Aid certification. These child care specialists are contracted through our organization and we work closely with families seeking care to ensure that you find the right caregiver for your family’s needs. Our child care specialists are available for full time, part time, or occasional caregiving.

PO Box 629, 125 Main St

Phone: (860) 222 - 0831

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Thompson, Nichole

Happy Campers Home Day Care

Derynoski school district
6 weeks to 12 years

Homesdale Ave
Southington, CT 06489

Phone: 860-628-8892

Totire, Aleta

Quality Day Care

Derynoski school district
6 weeks to 12 years

Summit St
Southington, CT 06489

Phone: 860-621-6869

Town & Country Early Learning Centers

Licensed for age 6 weeks through 12 years of age. Offers infant, toddler, preschool, and kindergarten readiness programs.
The Care4Kids childcare subsidy is accepted.
Locations in Colchester and Middletown.

1137 West St
Southington, CT 06489

Phone: 860-628-7900

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Vailliancourt, Rhonda

Rhonda's Day Care

South End school district
6 weeks to 5 years

Mulberry St
Plantsville, CT 06479

Phone: 860-302-4373

Village Green Nursery School

Registration for the following fall opens in January. Currently full with a waiting list.

The 3-year-old program is on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 to 12:00. Class size is limited to 14/16 children.
The 4-year-old program is on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9:00-12:00. Class size is limited to 14/18 children.

Extended Day Program is offered for the children in the 4-year-old program only. Children have the option to stay until 1:30, adding an additional 1.5 hours to their day. This program is more structured, focusing on kindergarten prep skills.

Village Green is a family-oriented program that encourages parent involvement in the classroom. They also offer evening family events such as Bedtime Story Time, Dessert for Dads, Mother’s Day Tea, and an annual Family Dance. Village Green has a lending library for the children and a parent section that offers parenting books as well as Literacy and Science Kits for at-home family activities.

They accept the CT Care4Kids childcare subsidy for working parents and have limited scholarships.

37 Main St
Southington, CT 06489

Phone: 860-628-6958

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Wallingford Family YMCA

The Wallingford Family YMCA offers a variety of programs at two campuses.

The YMCA Learning Community at Choate, formerly known as Tot Time, was founded by the Wallingford Family YMCA in 1989. It is located in the Bronfman building and accommodates 80 full-time children. The preschool serves as a laboratory for Choate students taking child development courses. YLC at Choate is open Monday-Friday from 7:00AM-6:00PM.

The YMCA Learning Community at Masonicare is located in the former Child Development Center on the Masonicare Health Center campus. The center is designed to provide care for 49 full-time children and is nationally accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Children are involved in an intergenerational program with residents of Masonicare Health Center and Masonicare at Ashlar Village. YLC at Masonicare is open Monday-Friday from 6:30AM-5:30PM

Care 4 Kids is accepted.

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Wight, Crissy

Peanut Gallery Daycare

Oshana Elementary School district.
6 weeks to 12 years

Will accept families receiving the Care4Kids childcare subsidy if they are already in the program.
Licensed July 2023.

Walnut Street
Southington, CT

Phone: 860-681-5734

Zion Lutheran Nursery School

​The Zion Christian Nursery School is a church sponsored Nursery School and serves as an outreach to the community. The program is designed to be developmentally appropriate for children while also providing the academics they will need for the future. The staff will help the child develop a sense of self-worth, an appreciation and respect of the uniqueness of others, and give the child the foundation needed for learning. Children come together in an atmosphere of acceptance and caring, which encourages sharing, creativity, and respect for themselves and others.

531 Woodruff St
Southington, CT 06489

Phone: 860-628-6007

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