Clay County Child Care Centers

Clay 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 6 child care centers in Clay 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 Clay County

Sacred Heart School Pre-K

Sacred Heart School Pre-K

Spencer, IA 51301 | (712) 262-6428

We would like to introduce to you Sacred Heart Catholic Elementary School. Sacred Heart is a fully accredited Pre-Kindergarten through 6th grade school that incorporates religious education throughout the curriculum. All of our teachers are state accredited and ...

UDMO Early Childhood Program-Jefferson School

UDMO Early Childhood Program-Jefferson School

Spencer, IA 51301 | (712) 264-8855

UDMO is dedicated to building partnerships, empowering people, and alleviating the conditions and causes of poverty.

First English Christian Preschool

First English Christian Preschool

Spencer, IA 51301 | (712) 262-3699

We need at least 10 children for each pre-kindergarten class and 8 children for each 3 year old class by August 1. Afternoon classes will be added if enrollment dictates.

Spencer Family YMCA Dvergsten Center

Spencer Family YMCA Dvergsten Center

Spencer, IA 51301 | (712) 262-3782

Kids Kamp is our all-day Summer Child Care Program for school-aged children held at the Spencer Family YMCA. It will begin when school lets out for the summer and end when school starts. Kids Kamp offers superb programming, top quality staff, great facilities, ...

Spencer Community Preschool

Spencer Community Preschool

Spencer, IA 51301 | (712) 262-2710

Spencer Community Preschool is a Licensed Center in SPENCER IA, with a maximum capacity of 25 children. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

Trinity Preschool & Daycare

Trinity Preschool & Daycare

Spencer, IA 51301 | (712) 262-8282

Trinity Preschool & Daycare is a Licensed Center in SPENCER IA, with a maximum capacity of 88 children. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Clay County Childcare Referral Agencies:

Child Care Resource & Referral of Northwest Iowa

418 S. Marion St.
Remsen IA 51050

Call (712) 786-3489 or Toll Free (877) 216-8481
For more information, visit

Upper Des Moines Opportunity Child Care Resource & Referral

101 Robins St.
Graettinger IA 51342

Call (712) 859-3885 or Toll Free (800) 245-6151 (For In-State Use Only)
For more information, visit

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:
Note: will refer to local licensing contacts