Howard County Child Care Centers

Howard 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 175 child care centers in Howard 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 Howard County

Grace Church Child Care

Grace Church Child Care

Elkridge, MD 21075 | (410) 796-4561

Grace Episcopal Church established a preschool and child development center in November 1972 to offer care and a preschool experience to nearby children. As the program grew, we found a need to expand. In 2002, we built a new facility to better accomodate the community's ...

Kid's Habitat II

Kid's Habitat II

Columbia, MD 21045 | (410) 774-0123

At Kids Habitat II we believe childhood should be a pleasant, joyful experience. We are dedicated to creating an environment that develops children's individuality by encouraging their growth emotionality, physically, socially, and intellectually. We want children ...

Kindred Learning Center

Kindred Learning Center

Elkridge, MD 21075 | (410) 382-8069

Kindred Learning Center is a high quality childcare center. We use state approved curriculi. We also incorporate STEM, farm to preschool, and nature based learning. We believe in working with the entire family. We have parent classes and support groups. Our mission ...

Kreative Kidz Learning Center

Kreative Kidz Learning Center

Ellicott City, MD 21042 | (410) 720-2811

At Kreative Kidz Learning Center we understand and recognize the uniqueness of every child and strive to provide them with a warm and engaging learning environment. Daily lessons and activities planned in our center encourage kids to explore new things, prepare ...

The Young School Early Education Program

The Young School Early Education Program

Columbia, MD 21046 | (410) 381-6098

For over 30 years, Young School has prepared young people for their future through an innovative preschool education program. The Young School pioneered the Cottage learning environment for infants (8 wks - 2 yrs) through Pre-K (2-5 yrs). Children become part of ...

Celebree of Ellicott City

Celebree of Ellicott City

Ellicott City, MD 21042 | (410) 461-5557

Our vision is to be the recognized leader in providing the best care for infants, preschool, and school age children. Known for our exceptional educational programs, talented teams, and community relationships, we pride ourselves on our unique blend of fun and ...

Celebree of Waverly Woods in Woodstock

Celebree of Waverly Woods in Woodstock

Woodstock, MD 21163 | (410) 480-5400

Our vision is to be the recognized leader in providing the best care for infants, preschool, and school age children. Known for our exceptional educational programs, talented teams, and community relationships, we pride ourselves on our unique blend of fun and ...

First Start Child Care and Learning Center

First Start Child Care and Learning Center

Elkridge, MD 21075 | (410) 379-8200

At First Start Childcare and Learning Center, we provide a safe  and caring atmosphere that helps in the early developmental  stages of your child. The center is designed to promote and cater  to your child's learning and creative skills. 

Kiddie Mundo

Kiddie Mundo

Columbia, MD 21045 | (410) 740-9800

Bienvenidos! Kiddie Mundo is a full Spanish Immersion learning center, with a project-based curriculum. Our daily academic schedule includes arts and music, yoga, gardening or meditation that are great activitties for children of all ages. We are passionate to ...

The Goddard School

The Goddard School

Ellicott City, MD 21043 | (410) 730-1500

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 ...

The Goddard School

The Goddard School

Columbia, MD 21044 | (410) 531-1511

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 ...

ABC Daycare Inc. DBA Little Lighthouse

ABC Daycare Inc. DBA Little Lighthouse

Ellicott City, MD 21043 | (410) 750-0660

The Little Lighthouse Childcare Center is a private, independent center located in Ellicott City, Maryland. The center is licensed through the Department of Education. Our Program includes: · Highly motivated, caring staff! · Well rounded infant/toddler curriculum, ...

Aya Center

Aya Center

Elkridge, MD 21075 | (443) 459-1299

Professional preschool and daycare with experienced educators and nurturing environment. Visit our website to learn more about programs.

Bellows Spring Recreation Prog

Bellows Spring Recreation Prog

Ellicott City, MD 21043 | (410) 313-5147

The Bellows Spring Community has high expectations for every student. We are committed to accelerating and supporting all children to ensure that they are performing to the maximum capabilities. We will foster a safe, nurturing and academically stimulating environment.

Bethany Lane Baptist Church Child Care Center

Bethany Lane Baptist Church Child Care Center

Ellicott City, MD 21042 | (410) 461-3393

As a ministry of Bethany Lane Baptist Church the Child Care Center will: Provide children with a safe, secure and Christ-like atmosphere. Equip children for the furtherance of their education. Introduce children to a personal God who loves them and to His Son, ...

Howard County Childcare Referral Agencies:

Howard County Child Care Resource Center

3300 N. Ridge Rd., Ste. 380
Ellicott City MD 21043

Call (410) 313-1940
Email: children@howardcountymd.gov
For more information, visit http://www.howardcountymd.gov/children

Maryland Child Care Licensing Agency

Maryland State Department of Education
Division of Early Childhood Development
Office of Child Care Licensing Branch
200 West Baltimore Street
10th floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: 410-767-7805
Toll Free: 800-332-6347
Web Site: http://earlychildhood.marylandpublicschools.org/child-care-providers/licensing