Find Preschools and Child Care Centers in Maine

With 768 preschools and child development centers operating in the state of Maine, the right daycare option is waiting for you. Whether you prefer a larger preschool with an innovative early childhood curriculum or the cozy personalization of smaller daycare centers, there are Maine childcare centers to fit every preference and budget. Check out the Quick Search box on the right hand side of the page in order to search for childcare providers by zip code or city/state. You can also click on your county and follow the links. You will be able to access information about scores of different childcare providers in your area, complete with reviews, business hours, a street view map, the age ranges the childcare providers service, the size of the service, and where the provider is located.

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Pettengill Academy

Pettengill Academy

Lewiston, ME 04240 | (207) 241-0046

We are an early learning child care facilty in Lewiston, ME. We have taken strides in 2017 to improve and receive our full license. We have been in constant communication with both our licensor and her supervisor. We have completed our action plan and have gone above and beyond. We encourage interested families to call and set up a tour. 

Pathways Early Learning Center

Pathways Early Learning Center

Brunswick, ME 04011 | (207) 798-3500

Pathways Early Learning Center (PELC) is an inclusionary childcare and preschool program offering a nurturing environment and high quality educational experiences for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years. PELC promotes child development in an inclusive environment that emphasizes growth in intellectual, physical, social, emotional, language, and adaptive skill domains. The program aims to ignite intellectual curiosity, facilitate language development, encourage behavioral regulation, teach cooperative social interaction skills, and foster the capacity to follow classroom routines and group instructions. PATHWAYS CURRICULUM: Is guided by Maine’s Early Childhood Learning Guidelines Builds on children’s unique interests and natural curiosity through Thematic Based Learning Units Draws from research-based programs including The Creative Curriculum and Handwriting without Tears Is adaptable to accommodate the specialized service needs of children within an inclusive setting. Pathways Early Learning Center seeks to create openings for typically developing children and children diagnosed with developmental delays, emotional, and/or behavioral disorders by investing in ongoing recruitment, training, facility expansion and innovative partnerships with CDS and local early childhood programs.

Maine Child Care Licensing Agency

Maine Department of Health and Human Services
Division of Licensing and Regulatory Services
Child Care Licensing Unit
State House Station #11
41 Anthony Avenue
Augusta, ME 04333
Phone: 207-287-9300
Toll Free: 800-791-4080
Web Site:
Note: Will refer callers to appropriate local office

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