Child care & developmental disabilities

Securing child care for children with unique needs can be difficult. It is often a challenge to find someone qualified and trained to care for children with functional needs. This page will help you find accessible child care resources for a child with developmental disabilities.

Accessible child care providers

Early Childhood Resource Center (ECRC)

The Early Childhood Resource Center (ECRC) promotes healthy development through family strengthening and early education resources:
  • Child care information and referrals
  • Supporting Partnerships to Assure Ready Kids (SPARK) kindergarten readiness program
  • Professional development resources for educators
  • Home and group-based learning opportunities
  • Developmental screenings and community resource connections
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1718 Cleveland Ave. NW
Canton, OH 44703
Phone: (330) 491-3272
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8:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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8:30 am - 8:00 pm
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8:30 am - 8:00 pm
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8:30 am - 8:00 pm
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8:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Head Start

Free learning and development services for children from low-income families, ages birth to 5.
3015 Mahoning Rd. NE
Canton, OH 44705
Phone: (330) 456-6218
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8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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8:00 am - 4:00 pm

JRC Learning Center

Early child care services for children whose parents are working to further their educations.
2213 14th St. NE
Canton, OH 44705
Phone: (330)-454-3471
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7:00 am - 5:30 pm
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7:00 am - 5:30 pm
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7:00 am - 5:30 pm
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7:00 am - 5:30 pm
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7:00 am - 5:30 pm

North Canton YMCA Child Development Center

Infant and toddler care for families in North Canton.
315 North Main St.
North Canton, OH 44720
Phone: (330) 492-2229
Hours: 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

United Way of Greater Stark County

Instantly connect with health and social services throughout Stark County.
Hotline: 211
Hotline: 211
Hours: 24/7 guidance