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Full Time Childcare Programs

Selecting care for your child is one of the most nerve-wracking decisions we make as moms. Any licensed childcare facility must meet minimum requirements set by DHR. Look for centers that exceed these standards when possible and evaluate your overall comfort with the center and its programs.  Read the Top Ten Questions to Ask a Childcare Center.

Also, here is a growing list of childcare options during school breaks.

Suggest other childcare programs or provide feedback on these listings for BirminghamMoms, go to this Mom Recommendation form.

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Elizabeth Perry Rushton Child Development Center
Full Time / NAEYC Accredited
2118 4th Avenue North
Birmingham  AL  35203
205-322-8310
Established in 1997, the Rushton Center is a NAEYC Accredited program located in downtown Birmingham.

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Calvary Christian Child Development Center
Full & Part Time Care / Mother's Day Out
6200 Birmingport Road
Birmingham  AL  35224
Recommended by BirminghamMom Angela: "They have a great daycare program full-time, part time and mothers day out.  

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Canterbury United Methodist Church
Full Time Childcare / Mothers Day Out
350 Overbrook Road
Mountain Brook  AL  35213
205-874-1541

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Children's Choice Learning Centers
Social Security Administration
1200 8th Avenue North
Birmingham  AL  35285
205.801.2800
Located in the Social Security building, this center is open to families in the community and, as of June 7th, has space available.  The Children's Choice Learning Center is a national company and the Birmingham location is in its 2nd full year of operation.  It is working toward NAEYC accreditation and follows NAEYC policies and procedures.   Thanks to a Birmingham Mom for this recommendation.

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Christway Church of God - Gardendale
Full Time Program
961 Mount Olive Road
Gardendale  AL  35071
205-631-7790
After school programs and summer day camp programs available for K-5th grade. 

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Cohn Early Childhood Learning Center
Full Time & Part Time Care
3960 Montclair Road
Birmingham  AL  35213
205-879-0411 ext. 234
The Cohn Early Childhood Learning Center at the Levite Jewish Community Center is among the best, full time programs in town.  The center provides high quality care to families of all backgrounds.  The center is currently seeking accreditation by NAEYC. 

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25 Southlake LaneHoover, AL 35244
Covenant Classical School
Full Time Program - 6wks to 6 yrs
5390 Magnolia Trace
Hoover  AL  35244
Full time childcare with two locations in the Hoover, AL area.  Covenant Classical utilizes the 'school care' model of teaching.

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First Church Child Development Center
Full Time Program
518 North 19th Street
Birmingham  AL  35203
205-251-6059
First Church's program is accredited by NAEYC.

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Gardendale-Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church
Full Time / Part Time / Kindergarten
805 Crest Drive
Gardendale  AL  35071
205-631-0433
Established 11 years ago, the program serves approximately 340 kids in full time, part time and kindergarten.  Call for openings, this program often has a waiting list.  

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Harris Early Learning Center
Full Time / NAEYC Accredited
1413 7th Avenue North
Birmingham  AL  35203
NAEYC Accredited program located in downtown Birmingham

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Highlands School
Full Time Childcare
4901 Old Leeds Road
Birmingham  AL  35213
205.956.9731
Ages - infant to 3 yrs.

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Highlands UMC Child Development Center
Full Time / NAEYC Accredited
1045 South 20th St
Birmingham  AL  35205
205.933.8751
Highlands is dedicated to a child centered approach to education and care giving. HCDC implements the creative curriculum interaction and learning are planned to encourage the child’s development in the areas of social, emotional, cognitive, and physical skills.

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Kindercare Learning Center

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Kingdom Care Academy
Full Time Childcare / Mothers Day Out
8038 Rugby Avenue
Birmingham  AL  35206
205-833-5283
Mom Comments:  Kingdom Care Academy offers excellence in affordable education.  We focus on social, spiritual, and educational development for children ages 6 months - 12 years old. We offer after school care and a wonderful Mother's Day Out Program.

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La Petite Academy
2825 Pelham Parkway
Pelham  AL 
877-299-9120

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Little Sprouts Day School
Full Time Childcare / After School Care
2512 Rocky Ridge
Vestavia  AL  35243
Recommendation Comments:  "This is a new center with wonderful, experienced teachers.  Clean, bright and with so much to encourage, aid and intrigue children. 

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Mountain Brook Baptist Church
Full time childcare / Mothers Day Out
3631 Montevallo Road
Birmingham  AL  35213
205-803-3490
From a Birmingham Mom: " a great Early Learning Center and MDO Program... one of the best"

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Trace Crossing Location:
401 Emery Drive
Hoover, AL 35244
205-988-8829
Odyssey Early Schools
Full Time Program
104 Heatherbrooke Park Dr.
Birmingham  AL  35242
205-991-0039
Odyssey Early School is a full time childcare program with locations in the Inverness and Trace Crossings neighborhoods of Birmingham, AL.   This is an NAEYC-accredited program. 

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Perfect Puzzle Preschool
Full & Part Time Care / Mother's Day Out / Preschool
2804 Crescent Avenue
Homewood  AL  35209
(205)868-0805
From a local Birmingham Mom:  "Perfect Puzzle Preschool is a new preschool in Homewood.  They do full time and part time child care.  Demita, the owner and teacher, is fantastic! I'm a work-at-home mom so I needed a MDO program that started earlier than 9am.  She is very flexible with what times you need for daycare/MDO.  Also, included every two weeks is either a Friday date night (7-11pm) or a shopping Saturday (9am-1pm). I haven't seen ANY preschool that offers that."

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Primrose School of Riverwoods
501 Riverwoods Court
Helena  AL  35080
205-685-1905

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South Highlands Presbyterian Church Child Development Center
Full Time Program
2035 South Highland Avenue
Birmingham  AL  35205
Established in 1971, this center has a long, positive history.  It is accredited by the National Accreditation Commission for Early Care and Education Programs

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St. Peter's Child Development Center
Full Time / Mother's Day Out / Summer Camp
2061 Patton Chapel Road
Birmingham  AL 
205-822-9461

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The Goddard School
Hoover  AL 
205-981-8080

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Trinity United Methodist Church
Full Time & Part Time Program
1400 Oxmoor Road
Homewood  AL  35209
205-879-1749

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Vestavia Hills Baptist Church Child Development Center
Full Time Program
2600 Vestavia Drive
Vestavia  AL  35216
205-979-3599

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