Early Learning Center - Child Care
Due to a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, a child care tuition
reduction is available to Pell eligible SFCC students. For more information, please contact (509)
The purpose of the Early Learning Center is to provide quality, affordable childcare
to Head Start/Early Head Start eligible children of SFCC student parents and to support their parenting needs in ways
that enhance their opportunities for success in college.
The SFCC Early Learning Center is...
- A college-operated laboratory site for the SFCC early childhood education program.
- A BRAND NEW state-licensed and nationally accredited child care facility, providing full day-care
for children ages 6 weeks through preschool.
- A Head Start/Early Head Start site consisting of infant, toddler and preschool
classrooms. Head Start/Early Head Start is a federally funded program for families meeting enrollment
guidelines. Full-time SFCC students utilizing the childcare program receive priority
for enrollment. Registration is year-round. Please come to Bldg 29 for
current information, and to find out more about the program.
The ELC is staffed by professionals in early childhood education and students in
training. The center also provides referrals to many community social services, including
SFCC Student Success classes, mental health services, and SFCC food bank.
Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday, 7:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Services are offered when SFCC is in session.