Our Programs

South Side Early Learning is a member of the National, the Ohio, and the Columbus Associations for the Education of Young Children, the Ohio Chamber of Commerce, the Franklin County Human Service Chamber and the Ohio Association of Child Care Providers. We offer high-quality early education and care for children from 6-weeks to 5 years old. Families can enroll their children in our Early Head Start, Head Start, and Preschool classrooms.

 

Program Fees

A number of tuition assistance programs are available to qualifying families. Please see below for more information. Availability of slots is subject to available state/federal funds.

Early Head start (ages 6 weeks - 3 years)

Clients meeting the income and zip code requirements for participation in this program will not be subject to any shared cost.

Head Start (Ages 3 - 5 Years)

Clients meeting the income and zip code requirements for participation in this program will not be subject to any shared cost.

Early Start Columbus (Ages 3 - 5 Years)

Clients meeting the income, birth date, school district, and work requirements will share in a nominal cost of care.

Ohio Department of Education – Early Childhood Expansion of Public Pre-K

Clients meeting the income and school district requirements for participation in this program will qualify for part day program and will not be subject to any shared cost.

Publicly Funded Child Care (Title XX)

Clients meeting the income and employment/training requirements of the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services may qualify for partial or full childcare.

Full-time Private Pay

Private pay is available to families.