We Accept Child Care Development Fund Vouchers as a Form of Payment (CCDF)
Child Care and Preschool in Hobart, Indiana
Caring Heart, Open Arms Childcare and Development Ministry provides year-round child care and preschool services for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years old. We are conveniently located at 3440 W. 61st Ave., in Hobart, Indiana, ½ mile East of Interstate 65 next to the Hobart Elks Club.
Educational Philosophy Caring Heart, Open Arms Childcare and Development Ministry’s purpose is to meet the developmental needs of children physically, cognitively, emotionally, socially, and spiritually. We embrace best practices in child development which states that children learn best through play and that play is children’s work. We believe that hands-on learning creates an environment that helps children to enjoy the learning process and sets the stage for life-long learning. We respect the fact that the parents or care givers are the child's first and most important teachers.
Our Credentials Include:
Gold Award Winner From the Child and Adult care food program, (CACFP is an equal opportunity provider and employer),and the Indiana Dept of Education, for nutritional menus and wellness policies. Registered Child Care Ministry regulated by the Family Social Service Administration Bureau of Childcare Level 3 Paths to Quality Provider (www.childcareindiana.org) Provider for Child Care Development Fund Vouchers for low income families Mentor for Early Childhood students for Ivy Tech Community College
We Provide: • Front door security system • 39 Acres of Prairie Land • 2 fenced in playgrounds • Low student to teacher ratio • Separate classrooms for each age group • Meals and snacks at no extra charge • Certified and degreed teachers with continuing early childhood education