Pugatch, Heather - South Portland ME Family Child Care Provider

(978) 621-1954
1 Review

About the Provider


Hello! Thank you for looking into my home daycare.

What I am:

I am a State-Certified family child care provider in the South Portland area. I am proud to meet the State of Maine’s highest standards & regulations for child care. My home is open to children aged 3 months - 5 years old. My goal is to offer high-quality childcare in a fun, safe and nurturing environment. I am a fun, loving, professional, energetic, clean and organized child care. I take my job and responsibility seriously and I will make every effort to meet the needs of your child and provide you with peace of mind.

What I value:

• Keeping your child safe

• Open communication between parents and myself

• Healthy and nutritional daily meals and snacks

• Daily routines that meet the needs of the age group

• Outside play when weather permits

• Developing social skills

• Play based learning


Who I am:

• Mom to two wonderful boys and one basset hound mix

• Received my bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education at Salem State College, MA

Fully licensed by the State of Maine

Infant/child first aid and CPR certified


What I offer:

• Two snacks (am & pm) and lunch (following the USDA food program)

• Fully fenced private back yard

Clean and well organized home (100% green, no harsh chemicals used)

• Smoke free home


I am a play based learning environment which helps children grow. Play is learning! What may look like simple fun to grow-ups, is actually what is needed to develop strong minds, bodies, and imagination in young people. We have inside and outside play/learning time as the weather permits. To add to the daily schedule we will learn manners, kindness, sharing, giving, caring, fairness, friendliness and patience.


Please email me with any questions. I look forward to hearing from you!

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 6
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Type of Care: Full-Time, Part-Time
  • 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: Catherine Paglio (Catherine.A.Paglio@maine.gov)

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Stacie Nov 29, 2017
I have used this provider for more than 6 months

I never have to worry a moment when my child is in Heather's care. He considers her an extended family member, has made new friends. Heather has the perfect balance of the nurturing comforts of home with a structured routine so he can learn & feel secure.

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