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Child Care

Updated: Aug 1, 2023


Child Care Resources in Wilmington, Ohio


Find answers to your childcare needs here. Links to assistance eligibility, applications, as well as licensed childcare providers in the area and if they accept vouchers or are private pay only. You will also find foster care and adoption information here.


Table of Contents

  1. Child Care Providers (view)

  2. Financial Assistance (view)

  3. Youth Programs (view)

  4. Other Resources (view)


 

Child Care Providers


Clinton County Community Action Program Head Start Clinton Center


Phone: (937) 481-5064


Learn More: Website

 

Clinton County Early Learning Center


Phone: (937) 481-5681


Learn More: Website


 

East End Elementary School


Phone: (937) 382-2443

Learn More: Website


 

Erdman Center for Early Learning (Head Start)


Phone: (937) 382-8365


Learn More: Website


 

Laurel Oaks Preschool Center


Phone: 937) 382-1411


Learn More: Website


 

Sonshine Christian Preschool & Kindergarten


Phone: (937) 382-0904


Learn More: Website


 

Timber Faith Preschool


Phone: (937) 382-2185


Learn More: Website


 

Wilmington Cooperative Preschool


Phone: (937) 382-1465


Learn More: Website


 

Julie Wright


Phone: (937) 725-9992


Learn More: Website


 

Financial Assistance


Ohio Department of Job & Family Services (ODJFS)


The Ohio Department of Job & Family Services offers financial assistance to eligible parents and caretakers to help them with child care costs while they engage in work, educations or job training. Families can be eligible to have all or part of their monthly child care expenses paid on their behalf.


Eligibility: Website

Child Care Voucher Application: PDF

Voucher Accepted Child Care Programs: Website


Learn More: Website


 

Youth Programs



Clinton County Youth Council (CCYC)


Clinton County Youth Council (CCYC) is a free after-school youth center for students in grades 6–12. Our mission is to "help youth make healthy choices" by offering daily shelter, snacks/meals, mentoring, academic support, and recreation opportunities. Our house of operation are 3-7 pm Monday-Friday.


Hours: Mon–Fri 3pm to 7pm

Phone: (937) 382-2828


Learn More: Facebook


 

Other Resources


Ohio Kinship Program


With ODJFS the Ohio Kinship program provides support and education for family members taking care of children within their immediate family, either short or long term.

Phone: 1 (844) OHIO-KAN

Additional Resources for Kinship Families: Visit Website

Learn More: Website


 

Adoption


Temporary and permanent care can have a lasting impact. Choosing to be a foster or adoptive parent means choosing to give a child love and stability at a time when they need it most.


Adoption Rights & Responsibilities: Website

Adoptive Parent Training: Website

Adoption Application: Visit the Clinton County ODJFS


 

Foster Care

Foster Program Requirements: Website

Foster Parent Training: Website

Apply to Foster: Visit the Clinton County ODJFS


 

Wilmington Child Protective Unit


If you have a child that you are no longer able to care for, please reach out to the local Child Protection Unit.

Phone: (937) 382-2449

Learn More: Website

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