Licensed Child Care

For children ages 6 weeks to 5 years

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Davenport Early Learning Center
624 East 4th St. | 563-323-5770

  • A $4 million center built in June 2015 in the heart of our downtown
  • QRS Level 4

Newcomb Early Learning Center
2619 Division St. | 563-345-6511

  • A collaboration with Newcomb Presbyterian Church on the corner of Division and Central Park
  • The center has an open floor plan in the lower level of the church and a playground that includes a variety of features and play options
  • QRS Level 5

Palmer YMCA Learning Center
724 Harrison St. | 563-323-4668

  • This facility was taken over from Palmer College
  • QRS Level 4

The Scott County Family Y’s Licensed Child Care programs:

  • Designed to meet the developmental needs of young children ages 6 weeks through 5 years
  • We provide experiences that enhance and enrich each child’s cognitive, language, social, emotional, physical and creative development
  • We operate under all licensing regulations set forth by the State of Iowa’s Quality Rating System
  • All sites are state licensed and exceed the state-mandated ratio of teacher to students

YMCA Child Care Curriculum is developed from the following:

  • Specific needs and interests of the children
  • Talents and abilities of staff
  • Creative and safe opportunities to learn through play
  • Resources within the YMCA and the surrounding community
  • Click here for more info on the Creative Curriculum model