Essex County Child Care Centers

Essex 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 272 child care centers in Essex 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 Essex County

Ballardvale Preschool

Ballardvale Preschool

Andover, MA 01810 | (978) 470-2033

Ballardvale was established in 1972 as a non-profit organization serving neighborhood children from Andover and surrounding communities. We offer our families large, bright and cheerful classrooms, flexible schedules and continuous communication fro ...

Caterpillar Clubhouse Childcare & Preschool

Caterpillar Clubhouse Childcare & Preschool

Beverly, MA 01915 | (978) 921-1536

We are a brand new Daycare / Preschool opening on Brimbal Ave in Beverly.  We are located approximately a mile from 128, rt 1A, and the Beverly Hospital.   We have 3 big classrooms and a HUGE outdoor space, completely fenced in and mostly ...

Early Childhood School of Georgetown

Early Childhood School of Georgetown

Georgetown, MA 01833 | (978) 352-4900

As we are dedicated to consistently providing the best in early childhood education and care, we make it a point to stay current on best practices, child-developmental pedagogies and developmental benchmarks. We believe in small group, process-orient ...

Hilltop School

Hilltop School

Haverhill, MA 01832 | (978) 373-6663

We believe that each child is an individual and should be treated as such. During early childhood, a child develops most of his/her permanent beliefs, attitudes, and habits. Using Christian principles we foster development of the whole child: spiritu ...

Imajine That University @ Imajine That

Imajine That University @ Imajine That

Lawrence, MA 01843 | (978) 682-5338

Imajine That University (ITU) offers full-day Early Education and Care Infant, Toddler and Preschool programs located at the Riverwalk Lawrence and at the Rollins School in Lawrence. ITU has a unique approach to education and learning with many compo ...

Kiddie Koop

Kiddie Koop

Salem, MA 01970 | (978) 745-8685

Our philosophy is to educate and nurture children in all of their developmental areas -- social, emotional, cognitive, and physical. We foster each child’s abilities through stimulating activities and encouraging their individual interests. ...

Little Bear Kollege Preschool and Learning Center

Little Bear Kollege Preschool and Learning Center

Peabody, MA 01960 | (978) 538-0288

Little Bear Kollege Preschool and Learning Center accepts children 2 years 9 months through 5 years of age. We strive to provide a quality early childhood program in a loving, caring and safe environment, filled with fun and creative learning experie ...

Little Sprouts - Lawrence

Little Sprouts - Lawrence

Lawrence, MA 01843 | (978) 291-0342

Mission: To create a nurturing and safe atmosphere that encourages growth, development, and fulfillment encompassing each child, family, and professional in the Little Sprouts community, while supporting our innovative philosophy through effective co ...

Our Little Wonders Early Educational Cener

Our Little Wonders Early Educational Cener

Groveland, MA 01834 | (978) 241-4303

Serving infants, toddlers, pre-school. Groveland, Georgetown, Boxford, Topsfield, West Newbury, Amesbury, Merrimac, Byfield. Ages 6 weeks to 5.9 years of age.

Shannah Montessori School, Rms 15-1, 15-2 and 21B

Shannah Montessori School, Rms 15-1, 15-2 and 21B

Gloucester, MA 01930 | (978) 525-2220

Our School provides Montessori based education for children aged 18 months through 6 years of age. We are located in the heart of Magnolia, Massachusetts, a quaint, family oriented town situated along the ocean. The name "Shannah" is derived from the ...

The Childrens Castle

The Childrens Castle

West Newbury, MA 01985 | (978) 363-2919

The Children's Castle provides a safe and nurturing environment while promoting the physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development of young children. Our school is nestled in Massachusetts' Merrimac Valley.

Great Beginnings Learning School

Great Beginnings Learning School

Danvers, MA 01923 | (978) 777-3040

The purpose of our school is to provide for learning experiences through a stimulating, caring environment, along with providing opportunities for each child to develop at his/her own pace. Our goal is to help children to become secure, sensitive, cr ...

LEO Early Head Start Stepping Stones Family Center

LEO Early Head Start Stepping Stones Family Center

Lynn, MA 01902 | (781) 584-4523

LEO’s Early Head Start program (EHS), SteppingStonesFamilyChildCareCenter, has been in operation since January, 2010. This program offers both home-based and center-based child care program options. EHS serves 84 children in total in a full-ye ...

Little Theatre Nursery and Kindergarten

Little Theatre Nursery and Kindergarten

Lynn, MA 01904 | (781) 595-3487

Our program aims to expand a child's world by helping each student acquire new knowledge and skills, make and nurture friendships, and to learn about sharing, cooperation and fairness. With small classes we are able to know each child well and adapt ...

US Taekwondo Academy

US Taekwondo Academy

Lawrence, MA 01843 | (978) 258-2586

We are a licensed martial arts center specializing in Taekwondo with before and after school and summer programs available. 2017 Sumer Program is from June 14- Sept. 2nd. We have classes that will fit your child as well as adult and family classes th ...

Essex County Childcare Referral Agencies:

Child Care Circuit

190 Hampshire St.
Lawrence MA 01840

Call (978) 722-2751 or Toll Free (800) 660-2868
Email: info@childcarecircuit.org
For more information, visit http://www.childcarecircuit.org

Child Care Circuit

180 Cabot Street
Beverly MA 01915

Call (978) 921-1631 ext.12 or Toll Free (800) 660-2868
Email: info@childcarecircuit.org
For more information, visit http://www.childcarecircuit.org

Massachusetts Child Care Licensing Agency

Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care
51 Sleeper Street, 4th Floor
Boston, MA 02210
Phone: 617-988-6600
Web Site: http://www.mass.gov/edu/birth-grade-12/early-education-and-care/
Note: Main #, will refer to regional offices