Daycare is something that every parent will have to consider at one time during their life. Most parents look for the cheapest form of daycare available; however, if you are looking for quality care for your children price should be the last option to consider. Although daycare centers are typically more expensive than in home daycare providers, they generally offer your children more attention and a greater chance to learn. If you live in or around the Ithaca area, below is a list of a few of the widely recommended day care centers.
(1) IACC Day Care Center is a highly recommended daycare center and their main office is located at 315 North Cayuga Street in Ithaca.
IACC Day Care Center is located in the downtown area and is fully trained and is licensed by New York State. In addition to a standard day care center, IACC Day Care Center also partners with the locals schools to educate children and also has a Head Start program. According to their website, IACC Day Care Center has been serving the Ithaca community since 1968. Daycare services are offered all year round and all day long for children aged two to five. Once your child enters school, IACC Day Care will care for your children after school and on holidays when school is not in session.
IACC Day Care Center offers a few different programs and locations, you can obtain more information about it by visiting their website at http://www.iacc.com/. On the left hand side of the main page you will see links titled Sunshine Room, Teddy Bear Room, Wildlife Program, Dinosaur Room, and Rainbow Room. These are the different programs that are offered for children. For instance, the Wildlife Program is an after school program that is located at Saint Paul’s Church is Ithaca. This program has a homework center, play yard, and much more. This program is great for children on the go. On the other hand, the Teddy Bear Room is for toddler aged children and the activities are centered around their age and development. Each program has a limited number of positions available; therefore, it is recommend that you try and sign up ahead of time. Each program will have an email address where you can obtain more information about the programs.
If you are interested in acquiring more information about IACC Day Care Center, please call (607) 273-3013. There is also a contact option on their website where you can leave your name, phone number, email address, and a question or message. You should receive a timely response.
(2) The Ithaca Community Child Care Center is a popular daycare center in the Ithaca area. They are located at 579 Warren Road.
The Ithaca Community Child Care Center has programs for children of different ages. There is a program especially designed for children aged eight weeks to eighteen months. Once a child reaches eighteen months of age, they are eligible for toddler program until three years of age. Children aged three to five will participate in the Pre-K Program. For school aged children, until third grade, there are various different after school programs.
The Ithaca Community Child Care Center is widely recognized for their educational programs; therefore, any open spots will often quickly fill up. By visiting their website you can fill out a form to be on the waiting list or you may request the forms by calling the office. The Ithaca Community Child Care Center is open Monday through Friday from seven thirty in the morning until five thirty in the evening. The Ithaca Community Child Care Center is properly trained and licensed by New York State. According to their website, they have won awards for daycare services in the Ithaca area before.
If you are interested in obtaining more information about the Ithaca Community Child Care Center, visit their website at www.icthree.org. You may also speak to a child care representative by calling (607) 257-0200. If you are searching for information online you may also see the child care center referred to as IC3.
(3) Little Feet Day Care Center is located at 139 Honnes Lane in Ithaca.
The hours of operation for the Little Feet Day Care Center is Monday through Friday from seven thirty in the morning until five thirty in the evening. Little Feet Day Care will help educate your children and will work hard to ensure the development of your infants or toddlers.
Fore more information on the Little Feet Day Care Center, please call (607) 273-5234.
Although these daycare centers have been recommended by some Ithaca residents, it is important that you properly examine any daycare centers or providers before enrolling your child there. You can often check the status or obtain information about daycare providers or centers by calling the Day Care and Development Council of Tompkins County at (607) 273-0259.