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How to Find Quality Childcare

It can be very challenging to find a childcare provider that fits all of your family’s criteria, including location, cost, and quality of care.

To assist you in this process, EFS has created a childcare assistance resources for families detailing 14 tips for selecting a childcare provider and 20 questions to ask potential childcare providers. Bookmark this resource as you visit local childcare centers— starting with the list of EFS partners below!

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Find an EFS Partner Center

Explore the map below and click on any location to view its business profile on Google Maps. The same locations are listed beneath the map, where you can view additional information on hours of operation, ages served, certifications, curriculum, and more.

DISCLAIMER: Users of Educational First Steps’ statements must investigate a site independently and form their own judgment regarding the site’s performance and safety. Educational First Steps’ statements are not meant to replace a parent’s or guardian’s investigation or good judgment. Users should not rely on Educational First Steps’ statements to decide whether to entrust a particular site with their child’s safety and well-being.

Childcare Centers

2nd Step Daycare & Learning Center 4255 S. R.L. Thornton Fwy. Dallas TX 75224
Aishas Learning Center INC 2750 E. Ledbetter Dr. Dallas TX 75216
ALC Early Care and Education Centers 6610 Tyree St. Dallas TX 75209
American Care Academy 530 S. R.L. Thornton Fwy. Dallas TX 75203
American Care Pleasant Grove 1227 N. Masters Dr. Dallas TX 75217
Aunt Faye Early Learning Academy 2638 S. Beckley Ave. Dallas TX 75224
Awesome Kidz 2 Learning Center 931 W. Pioneer Pkwy. Arlington TX 76013
Braswell Child Development 2203 S. 2nd Ave. Dallas TX 75210
Brown's Early Discovery School 550 W. Danieldale Rd. Dallas TX 75137
Bryans House 3610 Pipestone Rd. Dallas TX 75212
Cadence Academy (Dallas) 13255 Noel Rd. Dallas TX 75240
Cadence Academy (Grapevine) 723 Ball St. Grapevine TX 76051
Cadence Academy, Allen 1224 E. Exchange Pkwy. Allen TX 75002
Cliff Temple Child Development 125 Sunset Ave. Dallas TX 75208
Comunidad Child Care Center 1721 N. Garrett Ave. Ste. 100 Dallas TX 75206
Cornerstone LC 5929 Northwest Dr. Mesquite TX 75150
Creative Steps Academy LLC 3429 W. Northwest Hwy. Dallas TX 75220
Dallas Day School 4242 Office Pkwy. Dallas TX 75204
Dear Ones Daycare & Preschool 8061 S. Hulen St. Fort Worth TX 76123
DearOnes Montessori 6901 Granbury Rd. Fort Worth TX 76133
Denton Christian Preschool 1114 W. University Dr. Denton TX 76201
Denton City County Day School 1603 Paisley St. Denton TX 76209
Discovery Village Learning Center, LLC 855 N. Duncanville Rd. Cedar Hill TX 75104
Dixieland Child Care Center, LLC 1100 E. Pleasant Run Rd. Ste. 108 DeSoto TX 75115
Dream Keepers Academy 6615 Meadowbrook Dr. Ste. 6623 Fort Worth TX 76112
El Kinder - Bilingual Early Childhood Education 2523 S. Buckner Blvd. Dallas TX 75227
Good Shepherd Christian Academy 5625 Good Shepherd Way Fort Worth TX 76119
Good Street Learning Center INC 3126 Elsie Faye Heggins St. Dallas TX 75215
Hamilton Park Methodist Church 11881 Schroeder Rd. Dallas TX 75243
Handprints Child Care 2805 Peavy Rd. Dallas TX 75228
Happy Days Preschool LLC 2804 Keller Springs Rd. Carrollton TX 75006
Happy Days School 1201 Main St. Garland TX 75040
Horizon Learning Center (Pantego) 2211 S. Bowen St. Pantego TX 76013
Hugs and Kisses Too 2821 Vaughn Blvd. Ste. 4846 Fort Worth TX 76105
Kaleidoscope Child Development Center 19310 Midway Rd. Dallas TX 75287
Kids Concepts Child Development 4019 W. Ledbetter Dr. Dallas TX 75233
Kids Country Childcare and Learning Center 9571 Skillman St. Dallas TX 75243
Kids Discovery Academy Inc. 933 Barnes Bridge Rd. Mesquite TX 75150
Kids Gone Corporate 600 S. Blue Mound Rd. Saginaw TX 76131
KIDS Humpty Dumpty Academy, LLC 1601 E. Abram St. Arlington TX 76010
KIDS Montessori Academy 1521 E Arapho Rd. Richardson TX 75081
KIDS Rainbow Academy, LLC 4959 Old Mansfield Rd. Fort Worth TX 76119
Kids University Learning Center 639 W. Wintergreen Rd. Lancaster TX 75134
Kids University Preparatory Learning Center 2020 W. Wheatland Rd. Dallas TX 75232
King Kids Learning Center, LLC 2900 Canton Dr. Fort Worth TX 76112
Lena Pope Early Learning Center 3200 Sanguinet St. Fort Worth TX 76107
Lena Pope Early Learning Center UNTHSC Campus 3620 Modlin Ave. Fort Worth TX 76107
Lighthouse Learning Center 5525 W. Illinois Ave. Dallas TX 75211
Lilian's Learning Center (Children Are People Too- Arlington) 1917 W. Park Row Dr. Arlington TX 76013
Lisa's Little Angels Learning Center 2714 Stalcup Rd. Fort Worth TX 76119
Little Britches Preparatory School 406 Cypress St. Seagoville TX 75159
Little Country Day Care and Preschool 900 Schoolhouse Rd. Haslet TX 76052
Little Scholars Academy (Infant) 14045 Waterfall Way Dallas TX 75240
Little Scholars Academy (Preschool) 1200 W. Spring Valley Rd. Richardson TX 75080
Low Birth Weight Development Center 345 Calumet Ave. Dallas TX 75211
Magical Moments Daycare Center 4328 Wilbarger St. Fort Worth TX 76119
Miss Barbara's ABCs Christian Academy 2316 Hilldale Blvd. Arlington TX 76016
Mrs. Burke's Christian Academy LLC 5900 Matlock Rd Arlington TX 76018
My King's Kids Academy 6255 Wichita St. Forest Hill TX 76119
NaNa Childcare and Learning Center 1951 E. Arkansas Ln. Arlington TX 76010
Neighborhood Christian Learning Center of Dallas INC 1111 E. Ledbetter Dr. Dallas TX 75216
NV Kids Academy (West) 1035 Westmount Ave. Dallas TX 75211
Oak Leaf Kids Academy 3602 Chaha Rd. Rowlett TX 75088
Olives Lil' Angels Learning Center 1021 N. Joe Wilson Rd. Cedar Hill TX 75104
Pace and Ross Learning Center 3922 S. Marsalis Ave. Dallas TX 75216
Play and Learn Christian Academy 9510 Military Pkwy. Dallas TX 75227
Poised for Success Learning Academy 3637 Broadway Blvd Ste. A and B Garland Tx 75043
Polly Wog Early Learning Academy 4617 Miller Ave. Fort Worth TX 76119
Precious Lambs Learning Center Inc 723 W. Pleasant Run Rd. Ste. 300 Lancaster TX 75146
Prestigious Learning Academy 1906 N. Story Rd. Irving TX 75061
Ready Set Jump Learning Center, LLC 7200 John T White Rd. Fort Worth TX 76120
Redeemers Child Care Center 8519 Craighill Ave. Dallas TX 75209
Rising Starz Childcare Center 1200 E. Jackson Rd BLDG 1 Carrollton TX 75006
Saintsville Baptist Church Academy 2200 Oak Hill Rd. Fort Worth TX 76112
Saintsville Baptist Church Childcare 1816 McClellan Ct. Fort Worth TX 76112
Southern Crest Day Care Center 2324 Locust Ave. Dallas TX 75216
St. Pius X Early Care and Education Center 1620 Oates Dr. Mesquite TX 75150
Sunny Days Christian Preschool 8100 Stonebrook Pkwy Frisco Tx 75034
Sunrise Early Learning and Development Center 3108 Stalcup Rd. Fort Worth TX 76119
The Learning Tree Academy 700 W. Pioneer Dr. Irving TX 75061
The Mothers Heart Childcare Learning Center 1600 Patio Ter. Arlington TX 76010
The Toddlers Den 7509 John T White Rd. Fort Worth TX 76120
Tiny Treasure Learning Academy 3121 Forest Ave. Fort Worth TX 76112
Tonae's Learning Center 3800 Altamesa Blvd. Fort Worth TX 76133
Tots Haven Christian Academy 5216 Helmick Ave. Fort Worth TX 76107
Treasures Chest Learning Center 2929 Forest Ave. Fort Worth TX 76112
Union Christian Academy 3312 S. Polk St. Dallas TX 75224
Willis Early Learning Center 2600 Broadway Blvd. Garland TX 75041
Wise Academy Inc 125 W. Wintergreen Rd. Cedar Hill TX 75104
Zion Kidz Academy & Learning Center 1004 N. Jefferson St. Lancaster TX 75146

Home Based Care

Affordable Child Care 3012 Dylan Dr Wylie, TX 75098
Angel's Little Palace* 609 East I 30 #107 Garland, TX 75043
Aramis Hunter 10230 Sweet Gum St Dallas, TX 75249
Barbara Aguillard-Dean 409 Stanton Dr Garland, TX 75042
Becky's Playhouse 1623 Chapman Street Cedar Hill, TX 75104
Brenda Inman 1902 Villanova Dr Richardson, TX 75081
Cornette Roberts 840 Cornfield Dr Arlington, TX 76017
Cultural Montessori Academy 776 Livingston Dr Allen, TX 75002
Deborah Robinson 1817 Crockett St Garland, TX 75042
Delores Chaney* 3116 Prairie Aster Dr Lancaster, TX 75134
Edith Shepard 623 Delores Dr Grand Prairie, TX 75052
Genet Ezra-Clemmons 621 Trillium Lane DeSoto, TX 75115
Hollys Haven in Home Child Care 1121 Lake Haven Dr Little Elm, TX 75068
Jane Khan 612 Via Sonoma Mesquite, TX 75150
Janie's Jungle 622 Calder Ave Duncanville, TX 75116
Keisha's Kare Academy* 1848 Apollo Ln Lancaster, TX 75134
Kim Malone 3617 Bond St Rowlett, TX 75088
Laugh and Learn 868 Windy Meadow Dr Desoto, Tx 75115
Linda Jackson 1513 Honey Bee Ln Lancaster, TX 75134
Lisa Lathon-Brooks 1154 Weaver Street Cedar Hill, TX 75104
Lisa Patterson 534 Country View Ln Garland, TX 75043
Marina Interial 9831 Queenswood Ln Dallas, TX 75238
Mary Lou Moreno 5522 Leewood St Dallas, TX 75212
Mi Casita 10342 Country Club Dr Dallas, TX 75218
Ms Pams Child Care 1517 Rice Rd Riesel, TX 76682
Ms Vicki's Day Care 515 Frank Keasler Blvd Duncanville, TX 75116
Ms. Kay's Legacy in Home Daycare 1525 Chapman Street Cedar Hill, TX 75104
Myra Douglas 2143 Matagorda Ln Grand Prairie, TX 75052
Myshundre Davis 1324 Thorne St. Dallas, Tx 75217
Nora L. Porter 1405 Bumble Bee Drive Lancaster, TX 75134
Pathways to Learning Childcare 1618 Vicksburg Dr Mesquite, TX 75181
Patrice Maddox 3700 Bayshore Dr. Arlington, TX 76016
Rene Harper 1206 Frio Ln Garland, TX 75040
Ronda Smith 1609 Glouchester Dr Garland, TX 75044
Sabrina Chase 2609 Brushwood Lane Mesquite, TX 75150
Shaneda Ford 320 Rio Grande Dr DeSoto, TX 75115
Soimone Johnson 4818 Tealwood Circle Garland, TX 75043
Stacey Reagan 1437 Meridian Way Garland, TX 75040
Story Time Overnight Child Care Services LLC 1715 Madison Drive Cedar Hill, TX 75104
Tahira Shafique 603 Killarney Richardson, TX 75081
Tammy Hoffman 2431 Richview Ct Garland, TX 75044
Train Up A Child Loving and Learning Center 323 Brookwood Drive Duncanville, TX 75116
Wanda Jackson 749 Oakland St Grand Prairie, TX 75052

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Have additional questions about childcare in North Texas? Please feel free to reach out to EFS at any time!