Ocean County Child Care Centers

Ocean 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 170 child care centers in Ocean 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!

Childcare Center Search

Or   

If your ZIP code is not in the dropdown list, use this link to see all ZIP Codes in Ocean County

Top Childcare Centers in Ocean County

The Learning Experience

The Learning Experience

Manahawkin, NJ 08050 | (609) 978-2900

The Learning Experience of Manahawkin is a home away from home for our TLE kids! We strive to create an environment of love, kindness, and learning. Our focus is a teaching style of learning through play with a curriculum which expands well beyond the traditional ...

Bright Start Nursery School, Inc.

Bright Start Nursery School, Inc.

Barnegat, NJ 08005 | (609) 660-1800

The philosophy of Bright Start Nursery School is to provide a warm, nurturing environment that will enhance your child's social, physical, emotional, creative, and academic development. We provide an imaginative, structured program that enables children to explore ...

Cassville Nursery

Cassville Nursery

Jackson, NJ 08527 | (732) 276-7244

Cassville Nursery is a state licensed nursery school offering extended day child care and drop-in services. Our 3 year old preschool and 4 year old pre-k programs are headed by certified teachers. Cassville Nursery is accepting enrollment for infants, toddlers, ...

Kiddie Academy of Brick

Kiddie Academy of Brick

Brick, NJ 08723 | (732) 262-3600

At Kiddie Academy, we continuously deliver the highest-quality child day care possible. It's something we're passionate about. It is this passion that has given us a leadership position in education-based child care for more than 30 years. And it's what drives ...

Saint Francis Day Care Center

Saint Francis Day Care Center

Brant Beach, NJ 08008 | (609) 494-8861

The Mission and Philosophy of our program is to provide high-quality care in a developmentally appropriate program while promoting self-esteem and fostering independence and creativity in a relaxed and nurturing environment. Our major goals and objectives are to ...

Shore Kidz Child Care Center, Inc.

Shore Kidz Child Care Center, Inc.

Manahawkin, NJ 08050 | (609) 978-0800

Shore Kidz Child Care Center is a state-certified, privately owned center that offers a program developed for young, inquisitive minds. Our curriculum is structured but flexible with highly trained, creative teachers and assistants. We hope you can find everything ...

The Goddard School

The Goddard School

Brick, NJ 08723 | (732) 920-0229

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

Forked River, NJ 08731 | (609) 971-0051

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

Jackson, NJ 08527 | (732) 833-8881

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

Toms River, NJ 08755 | (732) 363-5530

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

Toms River, NJ 08753 | (732) 240-2121

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 Learning Experience At Jackson

The Learning Experience At Jackson

Jackson, NJ 08527 | (732) 961-0605

The Learning Experience® (TLE®) Academy of Early Education is more than just a child care center.  Our center will give your child the opportunity to receive an early start to their education and help them achieve their greatest capabilities. 9/10 of our gradualting ...

Berkeley Child Care

Berkeley Child Care

Bayville, NJ 08721 | (732) 269-7676

Berkeley Child Care and Learning Center exists to provide a safe, developmentally appropriate environment for preschool and school age children. Our focus is to provide a stimulating early care and education experience which promotes each child's social/emotional, ...

Brick Rainbow Kids

Brick Rainbow Kids

Brick, NJ 08723 | (732) 202-1635

Children who graduate from Brick Rainbow Kids begin elementary school with a distinct advantage - we call it the Rainbow Difference. It's a culmination of the many ways, big and small, that we set a higher standard. Learn about the unique advantages of our Programs ...

Busy Bees Learning Center - Beachwood

Busy Bees Learning Center - Beachwood

Beachwood, NJ 08722 | (732) 244-7200

Hi! Welcome to Busy Bee's!   Please stop by for a tour or information!  

Ocean County Childcare Referral Agencies:

Children's Home Society of New Jersey

1433 Hooper Ave., Ste 340
Toms River NJ 8753

Call (732) 557-9633 ext.105 or Toll Free (866) 905-6363 (For In-State Use Only)
Email: bschoen@oel.state.nj.us
For more information, visit http://www.chsofnj.org

New Jersey Child Care Licensing Agency

New Jersey Department of Children & Families
Office of Licensing
P.O. Box 717
225 East State St., 4th Floor West
Trenton, NJ 08625-0717
Phone: 609-826-3980
Toll Free: 877-667-9845
Web Site: http://www.state.nj.us/dcf/about/divisions/ol/