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"Our four year old daughter attends The and we have been very pleased with the school. The play-based learning philosophy is very effective" at engaging the children and the school does a great job of enhancing the experience by hiring outside professionals to weekly teach yoga, music, etc. OCFC attracts engaged, caring parents, partly because it's a non-profit organization. Tuition rates are reasonable. Evidence that the model works is the long tenure of the Executive Director and the teachers - they all have significant experience caring for children.

-Jeffrey B.

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"My wife and I began looking for infant daycare to begin in January 2016 this past April because we had heard how fast spots are filled in advance. We visited a few" centers, did our due diligence, and decided was the best fit for our family based on education type, location, and price. We went ahead and reserved a spot in April by signing a contract and paying a deposit to hold our place. Today, more than 6 months later, we received a call saying they were overbooked and no longer had a spot for us for January, and the best they could do was put us on the waiting list, or to start in April. This obviously does not work as we need daycare starting in January! We are now left scrambling to find daycare that is close to home and reasonably priced. We had seen many positive reviews about , and only one negative; that this exact same thing happened to another family. Apparently this is how operates their business. We are very disappointed and hope this doesn't happened to anyone else.

-Brian H.

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My dear you have certainly came to right place to inquire. For decades I have recommended in good faith with excellent reviews or thanks back from many a parent in need of the best service they can afford and hands down there is only, One! YOUR OTHER HANDS, in Philadelphia, Pa and the surrounding area. Open 24/7, back up, sick days, long term short term, they do it all, but not' live in staff'. I used them years ago for my own children and now they watch our numerous grandchildren when we can not. Been around for ever, they just do not adverise. Google them, Bing them, their reviews speak for them selves and I have heard many parents say their reputaion preceeds the service they provide.May this be of great help to you and your family! Good Luck dear and always be sure to ask important questions reagrding your children on here. This site will always be your best site for the truth and nothing but the truth. Use this site for all major work and or descions becuase I appreciate the real person's opinion.
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My son has been at since March 2015 and I am still very happy with the care they provide. The center itself has the comfort and feel of an in-home daycare but with the structure and curriculum of a facility daycare. The teachers are professional, caring, and communicate with me regularly to keep me apprised of my son's ...More progress and learning. Tuition can be costly but is comparable to other daycare facilities in the area for the service provided. I would highly recommend a tour if your are researching child care for your little one.
- Michelle S.
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It went very well, they were all very nice people and answered all questions that I had, gave me assurance that my kids will be well taken care of with a great group of staff members who will always keep the children's needs and wants first.
- Jessica D.
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This is a daycare and until this year my child has learned nothing. My first child had already learned their alphabet by now in this same school. The teachers my child has now are great, but I may start looking if the don't find a new pre school teacher. I have heard other families left because they wanted their next child better prepared for kindergarten.
- Terri R.
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The providers were nice, but I got the sense that I was dropping my children off to basically entertain themselves all day. The toddler room was slightly better, but my daughter came home with a huge cut on her back (unexplained). The infant room seemed sad and dark, and I think my baby probably spent the majority of the day with very little attention. ...More Also, when I picked her up at the end of the day, she had a dirty diaper :(
- Brooke U.
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We have used since 2011. They provide great service and take good care of our children. We were sad when our oldest "graduated" from when he turned four and had to move on. and her group have been easy to work with and they have been great for both of our children.
- Karla B.
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Looking for child care was one of the hardest parts about becoming a new mom. It's such a daunting task to find a place that you trust to care for your new baby! I didn't want an in-home daycare and I wasn't thrilled about the high ratios in the commercial daycare settings. When I learned about the uniqueness of ...More I fell in love instantly. She has 3 houses at the end of a cul-de-sac all specified for the ages in the home; infant house, toddler house, and preschool house. The babies and children are in environments that are set up for their age groups and ran by teachers who are well educated and have been there for years. Another favorite part is that is different from commercial daycare is the sleeping areas. I toured many daycares and they all had the cribs in the same area as the play area. At the babies sleep in a bedroom, play in the living room, and eat in the kitchen. But, by far my favorite part about is the ratio of teachers to children. The infant house is 3:1 and the toddler and preschool house only go up to 4:1. That means my son is getting more one-on-one attention and love from his teachers. I live and work downtown but make the drive to because was the place that I felt the most confident in, the place that I trusted the most to care for our son. I can't say enough good things about and will recommend it to anyone who asks!
- Hannah B.
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My sister came to visit me from a different country. ( she was never sign in as a person that would pick my child up or drop him off )She was able to walk into the daycare with no questions ask and walked out of there with my child .
The place is a disaster. Zero organizations
I have asked to be contacted by an owner.( ...More the person i have deal with and who sinded my child on for a 1/2 day ) I have asked the" Director" to forward the message .
Not only have been ignored.
But from day to day my child was not to attend this day care any more.
I was told that my child was bad for two days in a row and at any rate I was only bringing him there for half a day and
Paying for half a day. (From directors )
My child just turn 3 years old.

IN any case.... I will go forward with this ...
Just hope that you will take this place from your list and stop advertising for .
Thank you.
Concerned parent of a 3 year old child.


- katarzyna K.
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I cannot recommend her highly enough. Both of my children thrived under
her care for years. Her facility is beautiful - a great indoor/outdoor
space for kids to explore. The most important thing about Flora is
trust. You know you can leave the most important person in your life
with her. She cares for children like they ...More are her own family.
- DAN H.

Daycare Centers in Durham, NC

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21ST CENTURY CHILDCARE

100 WITTENBERG WAY
Durham

A BUNDLE OF JOY CHRISTIAN HOME

1723 COLLIER DR
Durham

ACADEMY OF STARS

1222 HOLLOWAY ST
Durham

ALEASE MARSH DAY CARE

3205 HORNBUCKLE PL
Durham

ALL GOD'S CHILDREN CHILDCARE

10 WINNABOW CT
Durham

ALL MY CHILDREN CHILD CARE

5307 Partridge St
Durham

ALL MY CHILDREN DAYCARE

5307 PARTRIDGE ST
Durham

ALL MY CHILDREN OF DURHAM LLC

702 JULIETTE DR
Durham

ANTIONETTE'S LITTLE ANGELS

3101 TRINNESS DR
Durham

Arguijo Electric

4424 River Edge Drive
Raleigh

ASBURY PRE-SCHOOL

806 CLARENDON ST
Durham

ASKORP INC

3008 DIXON RD
Durham

AWARE CHILD DEVELOPMENT

515 COLFAX ST
Durham

B A Tumbler

8217 Creedmoor Rd
Raleigh

BEAUTIFUL BEGINNINGS CHILD CR

1222 N ALSTON AVE
Durham

BERT'S CHILD CARE

125 CUSHMAN ST
Durham

BETHESDA BAPTIST CHILDCARE CTR

1914 S MIAMI BLVD
Durham

BIZZY BEE'S GARDEN

3816 WATKINS RD
Durham

BRAGTOWN DAYCARE CTR

2713 N ROXBORO ST
Durham

Bright Horizons

2352 So-Hi Dr
Durham

BRIGHT HORIZONS CHILDREN'S CTR

1012 SLATER RD
Durham

BRIGHT HORIZONS CHILDREN'S CTR

4205 CAPITOL ST
Durham

BROWN'S DAY CARE

2724 ATLANTIC ST
Durham

BRYANT'S CHILD DEVELOPMENT CTR

105 Sierra Ct
Durham

BRYSON CHRISTIAN MONTESSORI

2811 UNIVERSITY DR
Durham

BUNDLES OF JOY CHRISTIAN DAY

PO Box 11425
Durham

BUTTERFLY KISSES ACADEMY

3627 GUESS RD
Durham

BUTTONS & BOWS DAYCARE

1110 CALUMET DR
Durham

BYNUM'S DAY CARE

125 PARQUET ST
Durham

CALVARY CHILDCARE MINISTRY

1204 LYNN RD
Durham

CAROLINA FRIENDS SCHOOL

404 ALEXANDER AVE
Durham

CAROLYN DIXON'S DAY CARE

1714 HILLANDALE RD
Durham

Child Care Referral Central

1201 South Briggs Ave.
Durham

CHILDCARE NETWORK

827 S SELLARS MILL RD
Durham

Childcare Network #102

1309 Washington Ave
Sanford

Childcare Network #125

350 West Jones Street
Fuquay-Varina

Childcare Network #166

117 Woodcroft Parkway
Durham

Childcare Network #236

1600 Benson Rd
Garner

Childcare Network #246

2029 Winston Road
Clayton

Childcare Network #247

622 South Barbour Street
Clayton

Childcare Network #248

100 East School Road
Clayton

Childcare Network #249

55 Hawkesburg Drive
Clayton

Childcare Network #57

921 Ruby St.
Durham

Childcare Network #58

115 Rippling Stream Road
Durham

Childcare Network #59

221 E. Six Forks Rd.
Raleigh

Childcare Network #60

2912 Brentwood Rd
Raleigh

Childcare Network #61

4905 Western Blvd.
Raleigh

CHILDREN'S CAMPUS AT STHPNT

7317 FAYETTEVILLE RD
Durham

CHILDRENS COOPERATAIVE PLAY

4700 EPHESUS CHURCH RD
Durham

Christain Faith Child Development Center

101 S Peachtree Street
Creedmoor

CHRISTIAN PREP ACADEMY

1405 E Nc Highway 54
Durham

COLOR ME HAPPY LEARNING CTR

401 LATTA RD
Durham

Creative Child The

14103 Capital Blvd
Wake Forest

CYNTHIA MC CALLUM DAY CARE

610 DUPREE ST
Durham

D & J DAYCARE

2320 HILLANDALE RD
Durham

DE BERRY'S DAY CARE

225 REYNOLDS AVE
Durham

Deborah's Day Care

1801 Stage Rd
Durham

DURHAM NURSERY & PRESCHOOL INC

3011 ACADEMY RD
Durham

ENRICHMENT CENTER

10 T W ALEXANDER DR
Durham

EPWORTH PRE-SCHOOL

3002 HOPE VALLEY RD
Durham

ERNESTINE GLADYS BROWN PRESCHL

1118 HOLLOWAY ST
Durham

EVA'S LOVING DAY CARE

118 DAVIDSON AVE
Durham

F HOWARD ALSTON/RUSSELL MEML

703 S ALSTON AVE
Durham

FAMILY PRESCHOOL

4907 Garrett Rd
Durham

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN DAY SCHOOL

305 E MAIN ST
Durham

FIVE OAKS PRE SCHOOL

1106 HILLANDALE RD
Durham

FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH CHILD CARE

1612 CARPENTER FLETCHER RD
Durham

FREELAND DAY CARE

608 N HYDE PARK AVE
Durham

GARRIS SMALL DAY CARE

923 SEDGEFIELD ST
Durham

GENESIS HOME

300 N QUEEN ST
Durham

Giggles Drop-In Daycare

267 Grande Heights Drive
Cary

GINGER BULLOCK DAY CARE

115 SAINT PAUL ST
Durham

GINGERBREAD CHILD DEVMNT CTR

3224 DEARBORN DR
Durham

GLOXO SMITH KLINE CDC

5 MOORE DR
Durham

GOLDEN TREASURES CHILD CARE

214 BRASSY CREEK AVE
Durham

GORMAN EARLY LEARNING CTR

3311 E GEER ST
Durham

GRAYS SMALL WONDERS DAYCARE

509 HANSON RD
Durham

GREAT HORIZONS PRESCHOOL INC

5755 N ROXBORO RD
Durham

GREATER NEW BIRTH CHILD DEV

2618 HARVARD AVE
Durham

GREENWOOD SCHOOL DISCOVERY

1307 W WOODCROFT PKWY
Durham

Growing Child Unlimited Inc

321 Spring Forest Rd
Raleigh

HEART'S DELIGHT DAY CARE

711 ARNETTE AVE
Durham

HEAVENLY ANGELS HOME DAYCARE

3607 PENN DR
Durham

HOPKINS CHILD CARE ACADEMY

1013 DELRAY ST
Durham

INDIGO MONTESSORI SCHOOL

1101 W MAIN ST
Durham

INTERIM HEALTH CARE

3710 UNIVERSITY DR
Durham

Jasper's Place

9013 Glenwood Ave.
Raleigh

JEAN JEWELS FAMILY CHLDCR HOME

4431 ANGIER AVE
Durham

JUMPING JACK ACADEMY

2800 SHAFTSBURY ST
Durham

JUMPING JACKS ACADEMY II

3020 E WEAVER ST
Durham

KADEJAH'S PLAYHOUSE

626 MARTIN ST
Durham

KARLA'S DAY CARE

1715 COLLIER DR
Durham

KID'S ACADEMY

PO Box 15242
Durham

KIDDIE PREP SCHOOL

2919 FAYETTEVILLE ST
Durham

KIDS FIRST HOME DAY CARE

4001 BOOKER AVE
Durham

KIDS LEARNING CTR

4210 NC HIGHWAY 55
Durham

KIDS R KIDS OF MORRISVILLE

6010 MCCRIMMON PKWY
Morrisville

Kidz Koncierge

109 Big Leaf Way
Durham

KIDZ KONNECTION

100 E Judd St
Zebulon

KIDZ-VILLE DAY CARE

4408 COTTENDALE DR
Durham

KIN

1006 BROAD ST
Durham

KIN II

1416 BROAD ST
Durham

KINDER-CARE LEARNING CENTERS

3106 N DUKE ST
Durham

KINDER-CARE LEARNING CENTERS

3703 UNIVERSITY DR
Durham

KinderCare Learning Centers LLC

200 Forest Dr
Knightdale

KINGS KIDS

1914 NC HIGHWAY 55
Durham

KNOWLEDGE ACADEMY

2919 FAYETTEVILLE ST
Durham

LA PETITE ACADEMY

4022 WAKE FOREST RD
Durham

LA PETITE ACADEMY

3627 GUESS RD
Durham

LA PETITE ACADEMY

5115 HIGHGATE DR
Durham

LAKEWOOD AVENUE CHILDREN'S

1701 W LAKEWOOD AVE
Durham

LANDEEINGDAM DOSLAND DAY CARE

1915 CROWELL ST
Durham

LANETTE'S CHILD CARE CTR

312 E UMSTEAD ST
Durham

LEARNING CIRCLE

1321 TRALEA DR
Durham

LIL ANGELS DAY CARE

106 HICKORY GLEN LN
Durham

LIL BLESSINGS HOME DAY CARE

6 JONATHAN CIR
Durham

LINDSAY FAMILY DAY CARE

2002 MATILENE AVE
Durham

Little Destiny Literacy Center

3329 Forrestville Road

LITTLE DREAMERS PRESCHOOL-CARY

171 HIGH HOUSE RD
Cary

LITTLE LEARNERS

711 BERWYN AVE
Durham

LITTLE LEARNERS CHILD CARE

6199 Little Creek Church Rd
Clayton

LITTLE PEOPLE DAY CARE

4101 TYNE DR
Durham

LITTLE PROS ACAD OF RTP

1900 SEDWICK RD
Durham

LITTLE TREASURES SCHOOL

2117 PINEY PLAINS RD
Cary

LOTTIE G HAYES

5904 BARBEE RD
Durham

LOVE & JOY CHILD ACADEMY

807 RIDGEWAY AVE
Durham

LOVE N CARE CHILD ACADEMY

212 DAVIDSON AVE
Durham

LOVING CARING & SHARING

500 LAKELAND ST
Durham

MARIAH'S CHRISTIAN PRESCHOOL

2721 RENFROW RD
Raleigh

MASON'S DAY CARE

914 DAYTON ST
Durham

MI NEIGHBORHOOD PLAYHOUSE

2523 KIRBY ST
Durham

MI NEIGHBORHOOD PLAYHOUSE TOO

3415 S Alston Ave
Durham

Montessori Day School

1702 Legion Rd
Chapel Hill

MOUNT VERNON DAY CARE CTR

1007 S ROXBORO ST
Durham

MS JOYCE'S DAY CARE

4120 S ALSTON AVE
Durham

MT HERMON DAY CARE

4511 OLD NC
Durham

MT SYLVAN DAYCARE & PRESCHOOL

5731 N ROXBORO RD
Durham

NEW LIFE CHILD DEVELOPMENT CTR

7415 FAYETTEVILLE RD
Durham

OMUTEKO GWAMAZIIMA

910 COOK RD
Durham

optometric eye site

1101 Shiloh Glenn Dr
Morrisville

Paramount Montessori

128 Morrisville Square Way
Morrisville

PARKWOOD BAPTIST DAY CARE CTR

1515 CLERMONT RD
Durham

PLANET KIDS

411 W Chapel Hill St
Durham

PLAYHAVEN ACADEMY

215 GOODWIN RD
Durham

POBABY DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY

3815 BOOKER AVE
Durham

PRECIOUS MOMENTS DAY CARE

3824 TOWNSEND ST
Durham

PRIMARY COLORS CHILD CARE CTR

3008 DIXON RD
Durham

PRIMROSE SCHOOL AT HOPE VALLEY

702 JULIETTE DR
Durham

PROSPEROUS CHILDREN CHILD CARE

3807 UNIVERSITY DR
Durham

Rose of Sharon Preschool

4109 Guess Rd
Durham

RUBY TAYLOR DAY CARE

705 BERWYN AVE
Durham

Safe Keepers Child Care

568 Village Ct
Garner

SCARBOROUGH NURSERY SCHOOL

309 N QUEEN ST
Durham

SMALL BLESSINGS CHILDCARE

2564 BARWICK DR
Durham

SMALL WORLD

5123 REVERE RD
Durham

SPANISH FOR FUN

100 ENDEAVOR WAY
Cary

ST LUKE'S EPISCOPAL NURSERY

1737 HILLANDALE RD
Durham

ST STEPHENS EPISCOPAL PRE SCHL

82 KIMBERLY DR
Durham

STEPS & LADDER DAY CARE

1914 TAYLOR ST
Durham

SUGAR N SPICE HOME DAY CARE

2513 VESSON AVE
Durham

TEDDY BEAR LANE

407 CARPENTER FLETCHER RD
Durham

TEMPLE CHRISTIAN DAYCARE

2224 ANTHONY DR
Durham

TENDER CARE LEARNING CTR

3617 DUKE HOMESTEAD RD
Durham

TENDER-START DAY CARE

2109 N DUKE ST
Durham

TESSIE'S DAY CARE

1421 BROAD ST
Durham

The Learning Wheel

3201 York Town Ave
Durham

The School of Grace

5010 Six Forks Road,
Raleigh

TREASURES OF JOY CHRISTIAN

3528 ARLINGTON ST
Durham

TREASURES OF JOY CHRISTIAN

3500 S ALSTON AVE
Durham

TRIANGLE DAY CARE CTR

1301 RIDDLE RD
Durham

TURNERS CHRISTIAN CHILDREN

613 WILLIAM VICKERS AVE
Durham

TUTOR TIME LEARNING CTR

1912 CHAPEL HILL RD
Durham

VANESSA ROBINSON DAY CARE

404 BUXTON ST
Durham

WEAVER STREET PRE SCHOOL

2419 E WEAVER ST
Durham

WEE WISDOM PRESCHOOL

1125 DREW ST
Durham

WESTMINSTER KINDERGARTEN

3639 OLD CHAPEL HILL RD
Durham

White Plains Children's Center

313 SE Maynard Rd
Cary

YATES BAPTIST CHILD DEVMNT CTR

2819 CHAPEL HILL RD
Durham

YMCA

8921 Holly Springs Rd
Apex

YOUNG WORLD CHILD CARE CTR

921 RUBY ST
Durham

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