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 277 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

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, creative, independent ...

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 components to stimulate ...

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 experiences.

Little Theatre Nursery and Kindergarten

Little Theatre Nursery and Kindergarten

Lynn, MA |

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 curriculum ...

The Goddard School

The Goddard School

Middleton, MA 01949 | (978) 762-7620

The Goddard School uses the most current, academically endorsed methods to ensure that children have fun while learning the skills they need for long-term success in school and in life. Our talented teachers also collaborate with parents to nurture children into ...

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 that will teach ...

Blossom Street Head Start Center

Blossom Street Head Start Center

Lynn, MA 01902 | (781) 581-7220

A preschool program for children ages 3-5, Head Start prepares children for kindergarten, to be ready physically, emotionally, cognitively and socially. With trained staff specialized in early education, children participate in individual and group activities. ...

Camp Fire USA @ Connery

Camp Fire USA @ Connery

Lynn, MA 01904 | (978) 745-7200

Camp Fire's After School Program provides opportunities for youth to realize their potential by participating in various activities while making new friends under the supervision of qualified, caring adults. Our after school program runs Monday thru Friday from ...

Caterpillar Clubhouse Childcare & Preschool

Caterpillar Clubhouse Childcare & Preschool

Beverly, MA 01915 | (978) 686-4288

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 in shade.   ...

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-orientated instruction ...

For Kids Only Afterschool @ Brown School

For Kids Only Afterschool @ Brown School

Peabody, MA 01960 | (978) 749-5437

For Kids Only Afterschool (FKO) strives to support the needs of children and families through academic, recreational and social opportunities that enhance school day learning and build upon individual strengths and interests necessary for life long success. Our ...

For Kids Only Afterschool @ Carroll School

For Kids Only Afterschool @ Carroll School

Peabody, MA 01960 | (978) 740-5437

For Kids Only Afterschool (FKO) strives to support the needs of children and families through academic, recreational and social opportunities that enhance school day learning and build upon individual strengths and interests necessary for life long success. Our ...

Girls Incorporated of Greater Haverhill

Girls Incorporated of Greater Haverhill

Haverhill, MA 01830 | (978) 372-0771

Girls Incorporated of Greater Haverhill is committed to effectively meeting the needs of girls in the community; to help girls find their own identity and to develop their capacity to be self-sufficient, responsible citizens; and to serve as a vigorous advocate ...

Gordon-Conwell Nursery School

Gordon-Conwell Nursery School

South Hamilton, MA 01982 | (978) 646-4158

The Gordon-Conwell Nursery School is a preschool guided by the philosophy that all children can learn. Located on the campus in South Hamilton, Massachusetts, our program provides a child-centered learning environment which enables children to learn and develop ...

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