Childcare Services

We prepare children for a successful school experience through comprehensive, integrated, family-centered early childhood services in a safe, nurturing environment

Childcare Before & After Head Start

Childcare services are available at Meadow Street Center—before and after Head Start hours, and on days when Head Start is closed, including the summer.

Our child care and Head Start programs provide a safe, developmentally appropriate environment for , toddler, preschool and school-age children. We strive to support children’s school readiness and desire to be life-long learners, with a focus around providing a stimulating early education and care experience that promotes each child’s social, emotional, physical and cognitive development.

Our child care and Head Start programs include part-day & full-day options; family child care; before and after school care for school-age children; and services for pregnant woman.  

Families interested in our child care or Head Start programs should CLICK HERE to complete an interest form. A program representative will contact you to discuss your family's options.

Accredited ⋆ Safe ⋆ Developmentally Appropriate

5-STARS Award Recipient

Our Childcare programs are accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children and have been awarded 5-STARS from the Vermont Child Development Division.

NAEYC-accredited • Qualified Public Pre-K Provider • Licensed Vermont Center Based Child Care and Preschool Programs (CBCCPP)

Our Child Care Locations

Meadow Street Center
Early Care & Education

Head Start and Childcare Services
78 Meadow Street
Rutland, VT 05701

Children's Discovery Center
for Early Learning

Childcare Services
Children’s Discovery Center is currently closed.
We anticipate re-opening April 2021.
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