Portside Learning Center Inc. - Portland ME Child Care Facility

1976 Washington Ave. , Portland ME 04103
(207) 797-7821

About the Provider

Description: Portside Learning Center's goal is to meet the social and emotional needs of young children at a time critical to their future happiness and success. We strive to create a vital play based setting in which the children feel safe, challenged, and appreciated as individuals. We view creative play as key to all the growth and learning that takes place during early childhood years. A well-planned play space provides for a wide variety of experiences reflecting the child's natural interests and abilities. Pre-school children learn best through repeated, concrete experiences involving as many of their senses as possible. While offering structural activities for the children, we also believe in the importance of self directed, independent play, always remaining available to offer assistance and foster basic problem-solving skills. We strive to provide a supportive, loving environment for the children, to encourage their growth in all areas, and to facilitate a successful transition between the early years at home with family and their future years ahead in school.

Additional Information: Quality Rating - Step 1;

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 62
  • State Rating: 1
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Current License Issue Date: Apr 05, 2017
  • District Office: Maine Dept of Health and Human Services - Child Care Licensing
  • District Office Phone: 1-207-287-9300 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)
  • Licensor: Megan Hinrichs (Megan.Hinrichs@maine.gov)

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