Child Care

Full-day child care and services for infants, toddlers & preschoolers

Through Early Head Start and Head Start partnerships, our child care options provide full-day, full-year care and early childhood education for children from 6 weeks to 5 years of age.  Options at both child care centers and family child care locations are available at a minimal cost to families.

Child Care Centers


KVCAP Early Head Start Partner Sites

KVCAP has limited, full-time, income-eligible slots available at the following locations.  For more information, contact Jami Pollis (207) 859-1572.

  • Happy Days Childcare and Learning Center
    Winslow (6 weeks to age 3)
    Monday–Friday 6:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
  • Little Ones Childcare and Learning Center, LLC
    Waterville (6 weeks to age 3)
    Monday–Friday 7:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
  • Quimby Child Care Center
    Norridgewock (6 weeks to age 3)
    Monday–Friday 6:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

HomeStart Family Child Care Partners

Our HomeStart program combines Early Head Start and family child care into a full-day, full-year, early childhood experience for eligible children at a minimal cost.  The program offers child care in a family home setting through partnerships with day care providers in the locations below. Contact Jami Pollis for more information (207) 859-1572.


  • Lil’ Bears Child Care
    Monday–Friday 6:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
    6 weeks to school age


  • Grins ‘N’ Giggles Child Care
    Monday–Friday 6:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
    6 weeks to school age


  • Youngster’s Child Care
    Monday-Friday 7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
    6 weeks to school age


  • Bouncing Bubbles Child Care
    Monday–Friday 6:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
    6 weeks to school age
  • D’s Daycare
    Monday–Friday 7:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
    6 weeks to school age


  • 100 Acre Wood Daycare
    Monday–Friday 6:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
    6 weeks to school age


For Your Child

  • Individualized programming to meet the needs of all children.
  • Safe, nurturing environments.
  • Health and developmental screenings and appropriate referrals.
  • Opportunities to be with siblings in a multi-age setting (in family childcare locations).
  • Highly qualified teachers and caregivers.
  • Nutritious snacks and meals.
  • Learning through play and age appropriate activities.
  • Individualization for children with special needs.
  • Research-based curriculum.
For your Family

  • Year-round, full-day childcare.
  • 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.
  • Support in accessing subsidies to make child care more affordable.
  • Support to set and achieve personal goals.
  • Opportunities to meet other parents.