Early education resources

Early education programs provide learning opportunities for children, ages 3 to 5 years old, and are aligned with the Ohio Department of Education’s Early Learning Content Standards. These standards establish benchmarks that impact future learning. All early childhood education programming offered in Stark County is targeted to support children as they build a strong knowledge-based foundation.

Canton early education programs

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 pm - 4:00 pm

Family Engagement Center Early Childhood Resources

Ohio statewide resources for supporting your child's success from birth through Kindergarten. View the website here.
1900 Kenny Rd.
Suite 1036
Columbus, OH 43210
Phone: 614-688-1112

The Goddard School: Canton

Pre-kindergarten and preschool services for infants, toddlers and young children.
7042 Fulton Dr. NW
Canton, OH 44718
Phone: (330) 966-3793
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7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Help Me Grow

Supporting first-time parents with home visiting services for children up to 3 years old.
6057 Strip Ave NW
North Canton, OH 44720
Phone: 330-492-8136, ext. 1480

McKinley Early Childhood Center

Affordable child care for children 6 weeks to 12 years old.
1350 Cherry Ave. NE
Canton, OH 44714
Phone: (330) 454-4800
Hours: 6 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Stark Library: Dolly's Imagination Library

Through Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, children in Stark County can receive a free book every month until they’re five years old. Learn more

William Hunter Center

Free Head Start 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

YWCA Canton

Provides a range of support services to women in Stark County.
231 6th St. NE
Canton, OH 44702
Phone: (330) 453-7644
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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North Canton early education programs

Early Childhood Center

Nurtures young children, ages 3 to 5, as they begin to spend a few hours away from their homes, parents and familiar surroundings.
301 Portage St. NW
North Canton, OH 44720
Phone: (330) 497-5608

Family Engagement Center Early Childhood Resources

Ohio statewide resources for supporting your child's success from birth through Kindergarten. View the website here.
1900 Kenny Rd.
Suite 1036
Columbus, OH 43210
Phone: 614-688-1112

Stark Library: Dolly's Imagination Library

Through Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, children in Stark County can receive a free book every month until they’re five years old. Learn more

Tiny Tots Preschool

Providing children with opportunities to grow socially, emotionally, physically and academically.
1720 Schneider St NW
North Canton, OH 44720
Phone: (330) 494-7001
Massillon early education programs

Early Explorers Educational Child Care

Supporting children, ages birth to 12, with hands-on activities necessary to strengthen social, emotional, physical and kinesthetic development.
3775 Wales Ave. NW
Massillon, OH 44646
Phone: (330) 481-4097

Family Engagement Center Early Childhood Resources

Ohio statewide resources for supporting your child's success from birth through Kindergarten. View the website here.
1900 Kenny Rd.
Suite 1036
Columbus, OH 43210
Phone: 614-688-1112

Stark Library: Dolly's Imagination Library

Through Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, children in Stark County can receive a free book every month until they’re five years old. Learn more

William Hunter Center

Free Head Start 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
Uniontown early education programs

Family Engagement Center Early Childhood Resources

Ohio statewide resources for supporting your child's success from birth through Kindergarten. View the website here.
1900 Kenny Rd.
Suite 1036
Columbus, OH 43210
Phone: 614-688-1112

The Goddard School: Uniontown

Pre-kindergarten and preschool services for infants, toddlers and young children.
1009 Boettler Road
Uniontown, OH 44685
Phone: (330) 896-8611
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7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Stark Library: Dolly's Imagination Library

Through Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, children in Stark County can receive a free book every month until they’re five years old. Learn more