Almost Family Child Care Center

Child Care facility
Servicing families with children 6 weeks through school age. Servicing families with children 6 weeks through school age.

We offer many programs to fit your needs:
*Full time
*Part time
*Half day Pre-K
*Before & After Care
*Summer camp

The next best thing to family!

Operating as usual

[08/18/21]   No experience necessary!
Family owned child care center looking for full time two year old and infant/toddler aide.
Aides will assist the classroom teacher in implementing lesson plans caring for students.
Hours to be:
7:30am - 4:00pm

9 hours of online training courses to be completed within 90 days of hire.

[08/18/21]   No experience necessary!
Family owned child care center looking for a full time preschool aide.
Aide will assist the classroom teacher in implementing lesson plans and supervising students.
Hours to be 7:30am - 1pm
9 hours of online training courses to be completed within 90 days of hire.

[08/16/21]   Check out our awesome new roof!
Thank you Roof Right for doing an amazing job, putting up with our small audience on Friday (big trucks are always cool!) and making sure our site was super clean for all our students safety.

[08/11/21]   Our phone lines are currently down. Please email us at [email protected] if you need to reach us.
They are working hard to restore them as quickly as possible. Thank you for understanding.

[08/05/21]   Busy Infant/toddler classroom needs a responsible co-teacher.
Hours to be 12:30pm - 6:30pm Monday - Friday

Lead teacher will be responsible for:
Loving and nurturing infants & toddlers, including feeding, diapering and playing.
Communicating daily with parents about children's day and relaying messages from other teachers
Assisting in end of day cleaning of classroom

Position Requirements:
45 hr Infant & Toddler training or certificate
45 hr Child development training or certificate
At least 1 yr experience working in child care, infant/toddler care preferred
19 year of age +
ADA, Breastfeeding support, medication, first aide & CPR training may be completed within 90 days of hire

Please send resume to or 410-374-5359

[07/06/21]   Busy Infant/toddler classroom needs a responsible co-teacher.
Hours to be 12:30pm - 6:30pm Monday - Friday

Lead teacher will be responsible for:
Loving and nurturing infants & toddlers, including feeding, diapering and playing.
Communicating daily with parents about children's day and relaying messages from other teachers
Assisting in end of day cleaning of classroom

Position Requirements:
45 hr Infant & Toddler training or certificate
45 hr Child development training or certificate
At least 1 yr experience working in child care, infant/toddler care preferred
19 year of age +
ADA, Breastfeeding support, medication, first aide & CPR training may be completed within 90 days of hire

Please send resume to [Email hidden] or 410-374-5359

[07/06/21]   Busy Infant/toddler classroom needs a responsible co-teacher.
Hours to be 12:30pm - 6:30pm Monday - Friday

Lead teacher will be responsible for:
Loving and nurturing infants & toddlers, including feeding, diapering and playing.
Communicating daily with parents about children's day and relaying messages from other teachers
Assisting in end of day cleaning of classroom

Position Requirements:
45 hr Infant & Toddler training or certificate
45 hr Child development training or certificate
At least 1 yr experience working in child care, infant/toddler care preferred
19 year of age +
ADA, Breastfeeding support, medication, first aide & CPR training may be completed within 90 days of hire

Please send resume to or 410-374-5359

Photos from Almost Family Child Care Center's post 06/02/2021

Our students checking out some creepy crawler visitors today.

Photos from Almost Family Child Care Center's post 03/18/2021

Today our preschoolers explored refraction of light​ and rainbows. They made some beautiful pictures!

Photos from Almost Family Child Care Center's post 03/02/2021

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!
Our classes worked hard this week to celebrate all things Dr. Seuss.

Photos from Almost Family Child Care Center's post 02/24/2021

Snow Day, Fun Day!
Enjoying the beautiful sunshine and snow, while it lasts.

[02/19/21]   Due to the icy conditions this morning, Friday, Feb 19th we will OPEN LATE. We will be opening at 9am. Please be safe coming in.

[02/18/21]   Due to tomorrow's forecast, for the safety of our families and employees, we will be closed Thursday Feb. 18th. Please stay safe and enjoy the snow day. ❄☃️

02/05/2021

For all our Pre-K parents, Kindergarten registration is next Month! 🚌

Do you have a child who will be 5 years of age on or before September 1st? Mark your calendar for Kindergarten Registration Week, March 8-12. Go to http://bit.ly/3aApjTM for more information on how to enroll your child.

[02/02/21]   Good morning families. Unfortunately we will be closed Tuesday, February 2nd. We're sorry for the inconvenience but with the additional snow that fell overnight and road conditions many of our staff are unable to make it in safely.

[02/01/21]   Due to tomorrow's forecast, for the safety of our families and employees, we will be closed Monday, February 1st. Please stay safe and enjoy the snow day. See you all Tuesday. ❄☃️

01/15/2021

We'd l❤ve to have your family join ours at Almost Family.
Current openings in our Infant, Pre-K and School age classrooms. Contact us today!

12/22/2020

Each year our teachers compete in a fun door decorating contest. Which one is your favorite?

[12/17/20]   Due to the amount of snow and ice we've recieved and are still expecting, we will be closed Thursday Dec 17th.
Enjoy your snow day and stay safe.
See everyone Friday.

12/16/2020

Almost Family Child Care Center's cover photo

[12/16/20]   Due to the incoming weather we will be closing at 12:30pm today, Wed Dec 16th.
Please be safe.

[12/02/20]   Teacher will assist students with virtual schooling, supervise school age students during outside time, play games and complete STEM and arts and crafts projects.
Hours to be 10am - 6:30pm

Teacher Requirements:
• At least 19 year old
• 90 hr certificate in School age or equivalent college courses
• At least 1 year experience in an approved child care setting or 30 hrs college coursework completed.

If interested please contact us at: [Email hidden] or 410-374-5359

11/26/2020

Almost Family Child Care Center's cover photo

11/09/2020

Almost Family Child Care Center's cover photo

[09/23/20]   Busy Infant/toddler classroom needs a responsible co-teacher.

Hours to be 12:30pm - 6:30pm Monday - Friday

Lead teacher will be responsible for:

Loving and nurturing infants & toddlers, including feeding, diapering and playing.
Communicating daily with parents about children's day and relaying messages from other teachers
Assisting in end of day cleaning of classroom

Position Requirements:
45 hr Infant & Toddler training or certificate
45 hr Child development training or certificate
At least 1 yr experience working in child care, infant/toddler care preferred
19 year of age +
ADA, Breastfeeding support, medication, first aide & CPR training may be completed within 90 days of hire

Please send resume to [email protected] or 410-374-5359

earlychildhood.marylandpublicschools.org 09/21/2020

Child Care Scholarship Program | Division of Early Childhood

The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) is partnering with Child Trends, a non-profit research organization, to better understand how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted families and their child care needs. We will use the answers from this survey to help MSDE understand what policy or procedure changes are needed to better serve children and families across Maryland.

We are asking all parents with children in child care to complete the online survey, whether your child receives a child care scholarship or not. Follow these 4 easy steps:

1. Go to http://Money4ChildCare.com
2. Click on the picture to open the online COVID-19 Parent Survey About Child Care Needs
3. Complete the entire Survey by September 30th
4. Enter for a chance to win a $50.00 Amazon or Walmart gift card

earlychildhood.marylandpublicschools.org The Child Care Scholarship (CCS) (formerly known as Child Care Subsidy) Program provides financial assistance with child care costs to eligible working families in Maryland. The program is managed through a centralized vendor -- Child Care Subsidy Central (CCS Central). Families in the following inc...

[08/24/20]   Busy Infant/toddler classroom needs a responsible co-teacher.

Hours to be 12:30pm - 6:30pm Monday - Friday

Lead teacher will be responsible for:

Loving and nurturing infants & toddlers, including feeding, diapering and playing.
Communicating daily with parents about children's day and relaying messages from other teachers
Assisting in end of day cleaning of classroom

Position Requirements:
45 hr Infant & Toddler training or certificate
45 hr Child development training or certificate
At least 1 yr experience working in child care, infant/toddler care preferred
19 year of age +
ADA, Breastfeeding support, medication, first aide & CPR training may be completed within 90 days of hire

Please send resume to [email protected] or 410-374-5359

pinterest.com 04/27/2020

At Home Learning ERE Kinder

For my families familiar with Pintrest, I'm sharing a great preschool board of math activities.
Pintrest can be a great resource. Almost Family also has a page with a board for all our themes and then some!

https://pin.it/4NMXYdu

https://www.pinterest.com/almostfamilyccc/

pinterest.com Join this group board with Kayla to start saving ideas together

today.com 04/24/2020

Dad's parody of 'Old Town Road' sums up life without child care

For all our families out there. We miss you and want to open back up for you!
Stay home, Stay safe, and wash your hands. ❤️

today.com The singer, who was a finalist on "The Voice," is making music that quarantine parents are relating to.

thinkport.org 04/23/2020

Thinkport.org | Leaders in Educational Products

Some great preschool activities from PBS!

https://www.thinkport.org/early-childhood.html?fbclid=IwAR2m8evoeK-6d7cUomxyqreg4Y-UadT-1ZtyGai8s533XyCZ_GB7eu-aeLY

thinkport.org Welcome to Thinkport’s child care and early childhood education resources. Browse through the sections below to find a lesson or activity designed to help young learners develop important school readiness skills.

04/21/2020

Sesame Street: A Moment to Yourself | Parent PSA

A special message to our parents. Hang in there!
Please let us know if you need anything.

https://youtu.be/aEmaWIxyhj8

To all the parents out there: you are doing an amazing job! But remember to take a moment for yourself, to breath, stretch, whatever you need to keep being y...

vox.com 04/02/2020

How to answer 7 big questions kids have about the coronavirus pandemic

vox.com From missing grandma to fears about getting sick, here’s how adults can help kids navigate this difficult time.

Location

Products

Local Family owned & operated
Owner/Director on site daily
Open from 6:30am to 6:30pm
Offering breakfast, lunch and 2 snacks, included in tuition
State approved curriculum
Secured access
Large playground
Bus transportation to Hampstead Elem
Van transportation to Spring Garden, Manchester & Ebb Valley Elementary schools

Telephone

Address


1705 N Main St
Hampstead, MD
21074

Opening Hours

Monday 6:30am - 6:30pm
Tuesday 6:30am - 6:30pm
Wednesday 6:30am - 6:30pm
Thursday 6:30am - 6:30pm
Friday 6:30am - 6:30pm
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