Story County Child Care Centers

Story 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 39 child care centers in Story 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 Story County

ACPC-Sawyer

ACPC-Sawyer

Ames, IA 50010 | (515) 460-1228

ACPC has been serving central Iowa and Ames for over 45 years while providing the highest quality child care available. Over the years we've expanded to provide a variety of social and educational experiences for children ages 18 months through 12 ye ...

Childserve Child Care - Ames

Childserve Child Care - Ames

Ames, IA 50010 | (515) 817-2236

ChildServe Childcare Centers in Ames and Johnston are dedicated to partnering with families with children of all abilities to promote learning through developmentally appropriate activities in a quality, inclusive environment. Our mission is achieved ...

Lilypad Learning Center

Lilypad Learning Center

Huxley, IA 50124 | (515) 597-5437

At LilyPad Learning Center, we believe in the value and uniqueness of each child we serve. Our childcare experience is designed to promote each child's own individual social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development.

LilyPad Learning Center on Main

LilyPad Learning Center on Main

Huxley, IA 50124 | (515) 597-3100

The programs at LilyPad Learning Center develop the whole child. We believe that children are capable, active learners, constructing their knowledge through exploration, investigation, story and play. Our safe, age-specific classrooms allow them to d ...

MICA Head Start-Nevada

MICA Head Start-Nevada

Nevada, IA 50201 | (515) 485-8246

Head Start gives children ages 3 and 4 the opportunity to grow and learn in a high quality early childhood setting. The program is specifically tailored to meet the educational and social needs of preschool-aged children. MICA has Head Start location ...

Miss Wendy's Preschool

Miss Wendy's Preschool

Huxley, IA 50124 | (515) 597-3478

Miss Wendy’s Preschool was established in 1980 by Wendy Larkin Dubberke. She has owned and operated the preschool for over 30 years.

Prairie Flower Children's Center

Prairie Flower Children's Center

Ames, IA 50010 | (515) 729-4822

Prairie Flower Children's Center is a Waldorf preschool for children ages 3-5 that focuses on educating the whole child--mind, body, and spirit.

The 2,000 Day Learning Experience

The 2,000 Day Learning Experience

Gilbert, IA 50105 | (515) 233-3005

Our purpose at The Caterpillar Clubhouse is to provide quality childcare that nurtures the growth and development of young children. We will strive to meet the needs of each individual child and his or her family by maintaining open, clear, and hones ...

ACPC-Edwards

ACPC-Edwards

Ames, IA 50014 | (515) 233-2901

ACPC provides childcare services for children 18 months to 12 years. Children participate in planned activities geared toward their developmental levels. Full day childcare is available for children up to kindergarten. Before and after school care is ...

ACPC-Fellows

ACPC-Fellows

Ames, IA 50010 | (515) 460-1433

ACPC provides childcare services for children 18 months to 12 years. Children participate in planned activities geared toward their developmental levels. Full day childcare is available for children up to kindergarten. Before and after school care is ...

ACPC-Main Center

ACPC-Main Center

Ames, IA 50010 | (515) 233-2901

ACPC provides childcare services for children 18 months to 12 years. Children participate in planned activities geared toward their developmental levels. Full day childcare is available for children up to kindergarten. Before and after school care is ...

ACPC-Meeker

ACPC-Meeker

Ames, IA 50010 | (515) 460-0700

ACPC provides childcare services for children 18 months to 12 years. Children participate in planned activities geared toward their developmental levels. Full day childcare is available for children up to kindergarten. Before and after school care is ...

ACPC-Mitchell

ACPC-Mitchell

Ames, IA 50010 | (515) 233-2901

ACPC provides childcare services for children 18 months to 12 years. Children participate in planned activities geared toward their developmental levels. Full day childcare is available for children up to kindergarten. Before and after school care is ...

ACPC-Northminster Site

ACPC-Northminster Site

Ames, IA 50010 | (515) 232-8850

ACPC provides childcare services for children 18 months to 12 years. Children participate in planned activities geared toward their developmental levels. Full day childcare is available for children up to kindergarten. Before and after school care is ...

ACPC-Northwood

ACPC-Northwood

Ames, IA 50010 | (515) 233-2901

ACPC provides childcare services for children 18 months to 12 years. Children participate in planned activities geared toward their developmental levels. Full day childcare is available for children up to kindergarten. Before and after school care is ...

Story County Childcare Referral Agencies:

Child Care Resource & Referral of Central Iowa

808 5th Ave
Des Moines IA 50309

Call (515) 246-3563 or Toll Free (800) 722-7619 (For In-State Use Only)
Email: ccrrinfo@orchardplace.org
For more information, visit http://iowaccrr.org/

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: http://www.dhs.iowa.gov/Consumers/Child_Care/ ChildCareMenu.html
Note: will refer to local licensing contacts