Established in 1985
We hope our website will provide you with the information needed to find safe, caring and educational childcare for your child.
TLC Center is a STAR 3 childcare facility, licensed and registered with the city of Great Falls and state of Montana. We are an Early Head Start collaborative site. We participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) providing a nutritious breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack. We accept Best Beginning Scholarships (state paid childcare assistance).
TLC Center is located in the Bethel Lutheran Church, a one-level handicap accessible building. We have five classrooms divided by age, a large gym and two fenced outdoor environments/playgrounds.
Elizabeth Olson is the Owner/Manager with over 20 years of childcare experience.
Crystal Kist is the Director and has 14 years of experience.
Check out the “CLASSROOM” tab for a complete list of all the staff.
We are open from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday – Friday. We are licensed for 50 children ages newborn to 12 years of age. We offer both full time/full day and part time childcare and preschool. Fees are based on the age of the child and days of attendance. More information is available on the “FEES & REGISTRATION” tab. We work with families that have a varying work schedule.
Our Primary teachers have the educational qualifications, knowledge and professional commitment to support your child’s learning and growth. All staff are CPR/1st Aid certified.
MISSION STATEMENT The mission of TLC Center is to provide high quality early childhood care and education that meets the individual needs of each child and family in a safe, developmentally appropriate, educational and fun environment. Children are encouraged to be independent thinkers and life-long learners.
VISION STATEMENT The vision of TLC Center is to be a leader in the childcare community by providing superior quality early childhood education and a social environment where children can learn and be motivated by their teachers and peers.
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