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Program Description

Thank you for your interest in our program. Our program is a Five Star Kentucky All Stars Accredited rating system as a result of our commitment to excellence, we are state-licensed wrap-around child care programs which is operated by the Nelson County Schools District. The Child Care Program sites are licensed by the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services and meet or exceed all required minimum standards as set forth by the state. For more information, contact Program Coordinator Brenda Hickman at (502)249-0145.Our program offers a safe environment with specially trained staff who provide supervision and organized learning activities for preschool and kindergarten through 6th grade who attend a participating school.

The centers was established by NCFRYSC (Nelson County Family Resource and Youth Services Center) in an effort to better serve the working families who attend our schools.  


Children will enjoy the wide variety of activities they have to choose from in our program. Regularly scheduled activities include outside/gym, computer lab, library, art projects, choice of group games, homework assistance as well as periodic enrichment opportunities. Field trips and family celebration events are also offered on many non-school days such as seasonal breaks. Of course, children always enjoy the extra time that they get to spend with their friends; in an already familiar setting.


Preschool Childcare Rates for 2019-2020

Full Time Tuition

District Employees   
$45.00 full time               
$9.00 daily rate
(This rate only applies for hours you are working in the district.)

Sibling discount  
$5.00 off each additional child enrolled


School-Age Child Care Rates for 2019-2020

Full Time
5 day rate - $112.50
3 days rate - $67.50

Before and After School
5 day rate - $50.00
3 days rate - $30.00                             

Sibling discount  
$5.00 off each additional child enrolled

District Employees
Full Time

Part Time (less than 4 hours) (This rate only applies for hours you are working in the district.)


There’s an annual registration fee of $30.00 for each child enrolled in the program.

You will be billed weekly, regardless of attendance, for the school year with the exception of two weeks to be taken as vacation weeks.  

Mission Statement
Our mission is to provide a safe positive environment for the social, emotional, and educational growth of the child.


Bloomfield Elementary- The Clubhouse (502)252-7463

Boston School- The Yellow Jacket Center (502)833-1257
Cox’s Creek Elementary- The Bulldog Center (502)348-8254
Foster Heights Elementary- The Swamp Program (502)349-7205
Nelson County Early Learning Child Care Center (502)350-3914/(502)249-0145


Hours of Operation
The program will be open year-round Monday through Friday as follows:
3- & 4-year old preschool child care: 6:00 a.m. -  6:00 p.m.

School-age before school:  6:00 a.m. - 7:45 a.m
School-age after school:  3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
School-age on non-school days: 6:00 a.m. -  6:00 p.m.
Snow Days: 6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

We ask that all students arrive at the center no later than 9:30 a.m. on non-school days for staffing reasons and meal preparation.  


Child care is closed on these holidays: 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and the Friday following Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year Eve, New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and Memorial Day.


Brenda Hickman-Child Care Coordinator

Email: brenda.hickman@nelson.kyschools.us
Phone: (502)249-0145


CLICK HERE for easy online payments


CLICK HERE 2019-2020 School-Age Parent Handbook.
CLICK HERE 2019-2020 Preschool Parent Handbook.
CLICK HERE for the direct withdrawal form is available