University Place KinderCare
5424 Orchard St. West
Ph: (253) 474-5295
- 6 Weeks to 12 Year-Olds
- 5:45 AM to 6:30 PM, M-F
SPECIAL DIRECTIONS: at 56th & Orchard next to 7-Eleven & Subway
ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS BUSED TO: Whittier Elementary
777 Elm Tree Ln, Fircrest, WA 98466
(public school bus drops off and picks up at center.)
8610 Phillips Road Southwest
Distance from address: 2.5 miles
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About Our Center
Our staff would like to welcome you to visit our center. The staff takes pride in keeping up to date with the latest trends in Early Childhood Education.
Ongoing training is offered to the staff during the year at the center and through the various training opportunities in the community.
Languages Spoken at Our Center
- American Sign Language
Meals & Menus
- AM Snack
- PM Snack
We observe the following holidays:
New Year's Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day after Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.
Health and Safety
The health and safety of children is something we pride ourselves in. Our entire staff is CPR and first aid certified and the building has a secured entry. We have a Health Nurse who visits us once monthly to support our teachers with any health and safety concerns. We also have a dedicated health and safety coordinator who is committed to monitoring our center on a daily basis. This ensures that the standards we have in place are maintained at all times.
I love my center! I looked at many different daycares when we were putting our three children in daycare. We had a new born, a little one-year-old and another who was three-years-old at the time. I went to the other daycares and was horrified at what I saw. I started talking with my husband and letting him know I was not going to go back to work, because I was so uncomfortable with the daycares that we had toured.
We then decided to tour KinderCare on Orchard Street and my kids left my side immediately and started playing with the other children. They did not cling to my legs the entire visit. The center also allowed me to come and sit with my children for a couple of weeks before I had to go back to work. They catered to me making sure I knew that my children were being taken care of and that they were comfortable in their new surroundings. Since that day, almost two years ago, I have told everyone I know that needed daycare to go to KinderCare, especially other Military families since they are an accredited center and accept NACCRRA! This is very useful for military families. This center feels more like a home than a daycare!
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We are available to answer your questions:
Monday-Friday, 5AM-8PM PST
Saturday-Sunday, 9AM-6PM PST
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