Hays Area Children's Center

94 Lewis Dr, Hays

Provides services for infants and toddlers with special needs, free developmental screenings from birth to school age, Healthy Start home visit program from birth to school age, as well as licensed  year round preschool/childcare.



Early Childhood Connection - Early Head Start

2501 E. 13th St.,Hays

A free comprehensive child development program for children and their families.  The Early Head Start (EHS) Program serves pregnant mothers as well as children through age four.  Parents have the option of center-based, family child care or home-based services.  EHS is open to families who meet income-eligibility in Ellis, Rush, Russell and Rooks County.


Tiger Tots Nurtury Center

FHSU Rarick Hall 109, Hays

Provides a combination preschool and child care facility for children of FHSU and NCKTC students and children of FHSU faculty and staff.


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USD 489 Early Childhood Connections -      2501 E. 13th St., Hays - 785-623-2430
Hays Area Children's Center - 94 Lewis Dr., Hays - 785-625-3257
Holy Family - 1800 Milner, Hays - 785-625-3131
Little Sprouts - 2818 Grant Ave., Hays -       785-625-2518
St. Mary's Childcare -  Ellis, KS - 785-726-3592
Tiger Tots -  600 Park St., Hays - 785-628-4101