Child Care for Infants and Toddlers

Are you a low-income parent who is working and/or attending school who needs full-day/full-year daycare for your child(ren)?  High quality child care is available through our partnerships with child care providers in these areas:

Providers in Center-based settings

For more information on these sites please contact Holly Joler at 680-7211 or

Providers in Home settings

  • Skowhegan
  • Norridgewock
  • Fairfield
  • Cornville
  • Dover-Foxcroft
  • Pittsfield
  • Dexter

For more information on these sites please contact Miriam Dodge at 859-1621 or

All sites have licensed providers who offer quality child care which includes:

For Your Child:

  • Individualized programming.
  • A safe, nurturing environment.
  • Health and developmental screenings and appropriate referrals.
  • Opportunities to be with siblings in a multi-age setting.
  • One continuous caregiver, who is a licensed, quality provider.
  • Nutritious snacks and meals.
  • Learning through play and age appropriate activities.
  • Individualization for children with special needs.

For your Family:

  • Year-round, full-day child care.
  • When possible, one child care setting for all siblings.
  • Opportunities for parent involvement (planning special events, field trips, etc.)
  • Information and referrals to community resources and consultants.
  • Home visits and conferences on your child’s development.
  • Information and workshops on healthy living and parenting.
  • Input on how the program is operated.
  • Streamlined funding to create affordable child care fees, based on a sliding fee scale.

Partnerships also include: Maine Children’s Home and Penquis CAP.

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