The goal of Parents as Teachers is to help all parents get their child off to the best possible start. Parents as Teachers provides personal visits, group connection activities, screening and resource and referral to families of children prenatal to kindergarten entry and is offered free of charge to any family living in Centralia School District who has a child not yet in kindergarten. Visits may even begin before the baby is born. Please call Chance Elementary School, 682-2014, for more information or to enroll in the program.
Head Start is a child development program that provides services to preschool children and their families who have incomes at or below the Federal poverty level. The Head Start child development program provides services for children with a focus on education, socio-emotional development, physical and mental health, and nutrition. The program includes a strong parent development component. Phone: (573) 682-2586
Centralia Jack In The Box
Jack in the Box Playschool Child Care Center is located in Centralia, MO. It is a preschool that serves children ages 3-5+. Jack in the Box Playschool Child Care Center is Church Related (religious affiliated) and has a capacity of 12 children. Phone: (573) 682-3434
Check out our Storytime Page for more information and schedules for the Itsy Bitsy storytime group (ages 0-2) and Panther Tales storytime group (ages 3-5).