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“I don't know what I would've done without Acre. I was able to go to school and work and know my child was safe and happy. My provider is like family to me now.”

Roberta Martinez
Parent

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Child Care Services

Why choose Acre Family Child Care?

The reasons are clear:

Nearby Locations - Flexible Hours - Transportation
Acre offers child care in a network of homes conveniently located in neighborhoods throughout Lowell. Licensed family child care providers offer flexible schedules, including evening and weekend care, to meet the needs of parents' work schedules. Acre also has mini-buses available to pick up your child in the morning and bring them home in the afternoon.

Individual Attention
Small group settings enable Acre Providers to respond to the individual needs of children and families. Your child will thrive and grow in a comfortable, nurturing environment with children of different ages. Providers serve family-style meals in a comfortable home environment.

Award Winning Child Care Provider Training
The Acre Family Child Care Professional Development Program is nationally recognized. Providers participate in ongoing education and professional opportunities that far exceed the Massachusetts licensing requirements.

Continuing Support
Acre's staff of Child Care Specialists visit each home at least twice a month to offer individualized training, advice and assistance. Child Care Specialists are also available to families to help with parenting, child development and early childhood education information and referrals.

Community-based philosophy
Acre is a not-for-profit, community-based agency. Our mission is to meet the needs of children and the family child care providers who care for them. Acre Family Child Care has a reputation unmatched by other family child care agencies and has received state and national recognition. Providers and staff speak Spanish, Khmer, Vietnamese, Portuguese and English

Fees

Full-time Hours: $53 per day for children under 2 years old
Full-time Hours: $48 per day for children over 2 years old
Part-time Hours: $30 per day for up to 5 1/2 hours of care

 

Acre staff are available to help eligible parents sign up for reduced-rate child care subsidies. Call us for information, 978-937-5899. Para información llámenos al 978-937-5899