Marin County Child Care Centers

Marin 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 171 child care centers in Marin 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 Marin County

BRIGHT HORIZONS AT MARIN COMMONS-PRESCHOOL

BRIGHT HORIZONS AT MARIN COMMONS-PRESCHOOL

San Rafael, CA 94903 | (415) 492-2262

We opened our doors to serve children and families in September 2009. In each classroom, from Infants to Pre-K, our highly skilled teachers provide the environment and experiences from which children learn and grow. The first few years of life are an extraordinary ...

HEIDI'S KINDERHAUS

HEIDI'S KINDERHAUS

Novato, CA 94947 | (415) 899-0029

Heidi's Kinderhaus preschool/daycare in Novato, California, is a family childcare center with a Montessori style environment. Not all day care facilities offer this type of education . Our preschool program aids in the development of the whole child, intellectually, ...

ICE CREAM & SHOE PRESCHOOL & KINDERGARTEN INC.

ICE CREAM & SHOE PRESCHOOL & KINDERGARTEN INC.

San Rafael, CA 94903 | (415) 492-0550

Ice Cream and Shoe is dedicated to nurturing the emotional, social, and cognitive development of the whole child. By expanding the child’s sphere of intimacy and gaining his or her trust, we help children learn how to be happy in relationship with one another ...

LITTLE MOUNTAIN PRESCHOOL

LITTLE MOUNTAIN PRESCHOOL

San Anselmo, CA 94960 | (415) 699-8979

We will provide a rich, stimulating, safe and enjoyable experience in all areas of development. Each day will be filled with activities that will develop cognitive, social, emotional, behavioral, creative and physical growth, as well as developing skills that are ...

MARIN HORIZON SCHOOL

MARIN HORIZON SCHOOL

Mill Valley, CA 94941 | (415) 388-8408

Marin Horizon School aims to to challenge students to be self-reliant thinkers and lifelong learners. The school inspires academic excellence, nurture students' natural love of learning, and encourages them to be confident, creative individuals who are responsible ...

MONTESSORI IN MOTION

MONTESSORI IN MOTION

San Rafael, CA 94903 | (415) 342-6622

 Montessori in Motion has been joyfully educating Marin children since 1992.  We are perched atop a beautiful hill overlooking Terra Linda (San Rafael) surrounded by nature, with weekly sightings of rabbits, birds, turkeys, and families of deer.  We provide ...

SANTA MARGARITA CHILD CARE CENTER

SANTA MARGARITA CHILD CARE CENTER

San Rafael, CA 94903 | (415) 499-1277

Santa Margarita Children’s Center first opened its doors in November of 1993. The dream of the center was to provide affordable, accessible, high-quality preschool experiences to children that would foster a child’s complete development. The center is nestled ...

ST. FRANCIS PRESCHOOL

ST. FRANCIS PRESCHOOL

Novato, CA 94945 | (415) 892-2597

Nestled among tall oak and pine trees, St. Francis Preschool has been providing a nurturing stable environment of fun, friendship and security for children, ages 2–5 for over 50 years. Children discover the joy of learning through experimenting, exploring, and ...

BAY AREA DISCOVERY MUSEUM

BAY AREA DISCOVERY MUSEUM

Sausalito, CA 94965 | (415) 339-3991

Discovery School Philosophy Discovery School is designed to nurture young children’s creative thinking as they explore the arts, the sciences and the environment through play and guided inquiry at the Bay Area Discovery Museum. Our school ...

BELVEDERE NURSERY SCHOOL

BELVEDERE NURSERY SCHOOL

Belvedere, CA 94920 | (415) 435-1661

Our program fosters creativity, stimulates the imagination, creates an inner sense of trust and autonomy and develops intellectual, physical and social skills. The emphasis is on the development of the child's self-esteem empowering the child in independent decision ...

BRIGHT HORIZONS AT MARIN COMMONS - INFANT

BRIGHT HORIZONS AT MARIN COMMONS - INFANT

San Rafael, CA 94903 | (415) 492-2262

Bright Horizons is the world's leading provider of employer-sponsored child care, back-up care, education and work/life solutions with more than 700 child care and early education programs and schools for employers and working families across the US, UK, Ireland ...

BRIGHT STARS INFANT CENTER

BRIGHT STARS INFANT CENTER

San Rafael, CA 94903 | (415) 310-7543

Philosophy Basic trust in the child to be an initiator, an explorer, and a self-learner An environment for the child that is physically safe, cognitively challenging, and emotionally nurturing Time for uninterrupted play Freedom to explore and interact with other ...

BRIGHT STARS TODDLER & PRESCHOOL

BRIGHT STARS TODDLER & PRESCHOOL

San Rafael, CA 94903 | (415) 310-7543

Bright Stars provide a safe, developmental appropriate environment for toddlers, preschool children. our focus is to provide an interesting early care and education experience that promotes each child's social/emotional,physical and cognitive development. our goal ...

C.A.M.- MARIN HEAD START LYNWOOD (PS)

C.A.M.- MARIN HEAD START LYNWOOD (PS)

Novato, CA 94949 | (415) 883-3791

Marin Head Start is a child and family development program that provides low-income families and their children with comprehensive health services, education services and social services. Families are supported as they make positive changes in their lives that ...

C.A.M.- OLD GALLINAS CHILDREN'S CENTER (SA)

C.A.M.- OLD GALLINAS CHILDREN'S CENTER (SA)

San Rafael, CA 94903 | (415) 479-2771

A child's individual development, culture and learning styles are affirmed and nurtured. Our philosophy is based on the belief that relationships with caring adults form the foundation of growth and learning for young children. We connect children to the natural ...

Marin County Childcare Referral Agencies:

Marin Child Care Council

555 Northgate Dr., Ste 105
San Rafael CA 94903

Call (415) 479-2273
Email: ruth@mc3.org
For more information, visit http://www.mc3web.org/

California Child Care Licensing Agency

California Department of Social Services
Community Care Licensing Division
Child Care Program Office
744 P Street, Mail Station #19-14-48
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 916-651-6040
Web Site: http://www.cdss.ca.gov/inforesources/Child-Care-Licensing