KCARC Civitan Children's Center

 
 

Services We Provide

 

Toddler Childcare  Services

A developmentally appropriate program for children age 12 months through two years of age.  Toddler classes offer:

  • Small groups with low teacher-to-child ratios

  • Planned activities to enhance the child’s development

  • Written daily report

  • Emphasis on health, wellness and nutrition with a certified Dietary Manager on staff

  • Quarterly developmental evaluations

  • Primary caregiver philosophy which allows children to remain with the same caregivers during this time

  • Parent-Teacher conferences

  • Portfolio evaluation and progress tracking system established for each child


Preschool Childcare Services

A developmentally appropriate program for children ages three through five.  Preschool classes at KCARC’s Civitan Children’s Center offer:

  • Small groups with low teacher-to-child ratios

  • Planned activities to enhance the child’s development

  • Emphasis on health, wellness and nutrition with a certified Dietary Manager on staff

  • Quarterly developmental evaluations

  • 2 Parent-Teacher conferences yearly

  • Portfolio evaluation and progress tracking system established for each child

  • Hearing and vision screenings provided to all children


Preschool Special Education Services

A developmentally appropriate program in an inclusive preschool classroom for children ages three to five years.  Children must meet specific eligibility criteria in order to receive Preschool Special Education services.  Special Education services at KCARC Civitan Children’s Center include:

  • Hearing and vision screenings provided to all children

  • Instruction provided by state licensed Special Education Teachers

  • Formal written Individualized Education Plan implemented for each child

  • Inclusive classrooms with over 55% of children experiencing typical development

  • Small groups that feature low teacher-to-child ratios

  • Planned activities to enhance each child’s development

  • Emphasis on health, wellness and nutrition with a certified Dietary Manager on staff

  • Quarterly developmental evaluations

  • 2 Parent-Teacher conferences yearly

  • Portfolio evaluation and progress tracking system established for each child

  • Speech, Physical and Occupational Therapy and Transportation services



 

Features Our Facility Provides:

  • NAEYC Level 4 Accredited

  • Nut-free facility

  • ALL staff personnel are CPR and First Aid Certified

  • MULTIPLE daily outdoor play and exploration time (weather permitting)

  • A minimum of 2 parent teacher meetings per year

  • The entire facility is secure and monitored at all times

  • CACFP Food Program

Operating Hours:

Monday - Friday 

6:30 AM - 6:00 PM


Childcare Cost Assistance

At KCARC’S Civitan Children’s Center vouchers for full-time placement from the 4 C’s of Southern Indiana’s Childcare & Development Fund (CCDF) are accepted. For more information about the 4 C’s of Southern Indiana voucher program you can contact 1(866)494-5330 or visit their website linked above.


For More Information regarding these programs, please contact Civitan Children's Center at (812)886-4882 or civitan@knoxcountyarc.com