Dallas County Child Care Centers

Dallas County childcare centers come in sizes, costs, and programs to fit all budgets and preferences. We know that parents are busy but that selecting the right daycare center or preschool is crucial. So we’ve gathered basic information for 35 child care centers in Dallas County into a single location so that you are only a click away from basic information such as address, size, and licensing information that can help you refine your search. You can narrow down your search even further by selecting a zip code or a city from the list below. Need more assistance? Simply contact the child care referral agency or the licensing agency listed on the right!

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Top Childcare Centers in Dallas County

100 Acre Woods Child Care Center

100 Acre Woods Child Care Center

De Soto, IA 50069 | (515) 834-9214

We are a family owned center that takes pride in being small.  We believe children receive more attention and have better interaction with eachother and caregivers because of our size. Learning does not have to be institutional, play, ...

Gan Shalom

Gan Shalom

Waukee, IA 50263 | (515) 987-0899

Gan Shalom Camp at Caspe Terrace in Waukee is offering a 10 week day camp. Caspe Terrace is located on 46 acres, we will take full advantage of our beautiful natural outdoor spaces. Each week will have a fun theme of activities that will include STEM ...

First Steps Child Care Center

First Steps Child Care Center

Waukee, IA 50263 | (515) 987-2482

First Steps Child Care Center is a locally owned and operated facility. Our goal is to provide children with the finest care available. It is our intention that the time your child spends at First Steps is enjoyable and productive. We strive for exce ...

Hope Waukee Day Care

Hope Waukee Day Care

Waukee, IA 50263 | (515) 850-1200

Happy Time Daycare programs are specifically designed for infants through two-year old. Our nurturing and comfortable environment makes Happy Time the perfect place for children to play, laugh and discover. Our mission is to provide each child with ...

Kids Campus

Kids Campus

Dallas Center, IA 50063 | (515) 993-1190

Kids Korner has been active in the rural Dallas County community for more than 10 years, with our first center opening in Dallas Center in 1998. Since then, we've grown significantly! Kids Campus, our affiliated after school program opened at the Dal ...

Kids Korner

Kids Korner

Dallas Center, IA 50063 | (515) 992-4942

Kids Korner has been active in the rural Dallas County community for more than 10 years, with our first center opening in Dallas Center in 1998. Since then, we've grown significantly! Kids Campus, our affiliated after school program opened at the Dal ...

Little Wonders Child Care & Learning Center

Little Wonders Child Care & Learning Center

Waukee, IA 50263 | (515) 987-0443

At a time when the young mind is most capable, Little Wonders knows that choosing an appropriate childcare program is an important decision for both you and your child. We encourage you to discover how our committed staff and quality programs will pr ...

Noah's Ark Preschool

Noah's Ark Preschool

Perry, IA 50220 | (515) 465-5574

Mission Statement Teaching the love of Christ, Living the life of Christ, Caring for others through the example of Christ,

Van Meter Community Pre-Kindergarten Inc

Van Meter Community Pre-Kindergarten Inc

Van Meter, IA 50261 | (515) 966-2030

Our Mission Van Meter Community Pre-Kindergarten provides a safe, nurturing, child-centered learning environment which is enticing, creative, and stimulating. It is our goal to prepare students to be life-long learners. This will be accomplished by r ...

West Side Kids Inc (Waukee)

West Side Kids Inc (Waukee)

Waukee, IA 50263 | (515) 978-0322

West Side Kids is owned and operated by Cindy Vokes and her two daughters Erika Shepherd and Erin Christianson. Prior to opening West Side Kids the three of us spent several years in the daycare field and business management. In January of 2005 the ...

Faith's Flock Preschool

Faith's Flock Preschool

Adel, IA 50003 | (515) 993-3848

Faith's Flock Preschool encourages young children to develop intellectually, build self confidence, build resiliency, develop spiritually and encourage a positive social interaction with peers and adults in a Christian atmosphere.

Gingerbread House Preschool - St Patrick School

Gingerbread House Preschool - St Patrick School

Perry, IA 50220 | (515) 465-4186

The philosophy of Gingerbread House Preschool is to provide your child the opportunity to grow holistically in an age appropriate environment. Your child will develop spiritually, socially, emotionally, academically, and physically through play and a ...

Granger Children's  Center

Granger Children's Center

Granger, IA 50109 | (515) 999-9490

Granger Children's Center is a Licensed Center in GRANGER IA. It has maximum capacity of 201 children. The provider may also participate in the subsidized child care program.

Kids Korner Two

Kids Korner Two

Adel, IA 50003 | (515) 993-1190

Kids Korner has been active in the rural Dallas County community for more than 10 years, with our first center opening in Dallas Center in 1998. Since then, we've grown significantly! Kids Campus, our affiliated after school program opened at the Dal ...

New Beginnings Childcare and Preschool

New Beginnings Childcare and Preschool

Waukee, IA 50263 | (515) 987-3563

Our purpose at New Beginnings Childcare and Preschool is to provide each child with a motivating environment that promotes social, emotional, intellectual and developmentally appropriate curriculum. New Beginnings will foster a love of learning in p ...

Dallas County Childcare Referral Agencies:

Child Care Resource & Referral of Central Iowa

808 5th Ave
Des Moines IA 50309

Call (515) 246-3560 or Toll Free (800) 722-7619 (For In-State Use Only)
Email: cwheatcraft@orchardplace.org
For more information, visit http://www.centraliowachildcare.org

Iowa Child Care Licensing Agency

Iowa Department of Human Services
Division of Adult and Children Family Services
Bureau of Child Care and Community Services
Hoover Bldg., 5th Floor
1305 E. Walnut Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0114
Phone: 515-281-0429
Web Site: http://www.dhs.iowa.gov/Consumers/Child_Care/ ChildCareMenu.html
Note: will refer to local licensing contacts