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Child playing with puzzle at Childcare Center
Child playing with puzzle at Childcare Center
High-quality childcare and early education for the Appalachian Highlands

Centers for Early Learning


As part of our commitment to the community, Ballad Health is dedicated to providing high-quality childcare solutions. Understanding the diverse needs of families in our community, we strive to offer services that support expanding access to the best possible childcare options.

This includes providing highly qualified staff, a best practice learning model, convenient locations, extended hours, prioritized access and a limited holiday schedule.

Every child deserves a safe and nurturing environment to grow, learn and play. High-quality childcare and early education is not just convenient for parents – it's essential for the healthy development of our children.

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Care at these centers includes three nutritious meals a day, leading-edge curriculum and a guarantee to be open every weekday of the year, excluding Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

Team member rates:

Ballad Health team members will receive a 30% reduced rate and prioritized enrollment in every Center for Early Learning.

Community rates

  • Infants (6 weeks – 15mo) – $290/week
  • Toddlers (16mo – 2 years) – $260/week
  • Preschoolers (3 – 5 years) – $230/week

There is also a $50 registration fee that must be paid to reserve your spot. This will be collected upon successful enrollment.

Parents can fill out a short financial application to qualify for additional discounted rates. The application will determine if families benefit from state subsidy or additional scholarship programs. The centers will contact you directly with more information about the financial application.


All Center for Early Learning locations are open Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Now enrolling

We are now enrolling children and accepting waitlist names for current and future centers. Please fill out this form to indicate interest in registering at a Ballad Health Center for Early Learning location. A team member will reach out to you directly.