Lucas County Child Care Centers

Lucas 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 2 child care centers in Lucas 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 Lucas County

Hope Learning Center

Hope Learning Center

Chariton, IA 50049 | (641) 774-0629

Kids' Life Discovery Center, a childcare service of Lucas County Health Center, is licensed to meet the physical and developmental needs of up to 135 children from 5:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Trained and educated staff members foster a nurturing ...

SCICAP-Chariton Head Start

SCICAP-Chariton Head Start

Chariton, IA 50049 | (641) 774-4723

The Early Childhood Programs include Head Start, Early Head Start and Child Development At-Risk funding. Head Start programs operate in centers and public schools in all five southern rural counties, with a variety of program options. Head Start, administered by ...

Lucas County Childcare Referral Agencies:

Child Care Resource & Referral of Southwest Iowa

701 10th Street
Harlan IA 51537

Call (712) 755-7381 or Toll Free (800) 945-9778 (For In-State Use Only)
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S.C.I.C.A.P. Child Care Resource & Referral

1403 NW Church
Leon IA 50144

Call (641) 446-8227 or Toll Free (877) 874-2623
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