Child Care Choices
Finding that special care provider for your children can be challenging for long-time Mainers and for newcomers to our area. The information below is offered in an effort to mitigate some of the stress that parents feel when seeking a safe and inclusive learning place for their children when they are at work.
Infants: Children 6 weeks of age and older
Children First Montessori School: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bangor – 1 Shannon Drive
Good Samaritan Agency: 207.942.7211
The Neighborhood Early Childhood Center: 207.990.1452
Bangor – 333 Hammond Street/294 Union Street
Parkside Children’s Learning Center: 207.941.2122
Bangor – 107 Maine Avenue
Bangor – 241 Davis Road; 354 Hogan Road; 120 Venture Way
The Sharing Place: 207.866.3313
(Program oversight by the Housing Foundation of Orono)
Orono – 37 Boulder Drive
University of Maine Children’s Center: 207.581.4076
Orono – 113 College Avenue
Preschool: Children 2.5 years and older
ABC Preschool: 207.989.4348
Brewer – 293 Wilson Street
Bangor Montessori: 207.945.3464
Bangor – 30 Otis Street
Bangor Region YMCA: 207.941.2808
Bangor – 17 Second Street
The YMCA also enrolls children as young as 18 month in their Early Childhood Education Programs.
Hilltop School: 207.945.3705
Bangor – 218 Ohio Street
University of Maine Child Development Center: 207.581.3119
Orono – 118 Merrill Hall
The Child Development Center offers programs for children ages 33 months to 5 years.
Consider Summer Camps
Our area is rich with fun and educational summer camp offerings for children of all ages and all interests including sports instruction, Chinese language and culture, robotics, science and STEM fields, ennvironmental stewardship, culinary camp, equestrian camp, theater camp, a farm-centered camp, and more.
Visit Maine Summer Camps to learn about local and statewide programs for K-12 kids, including sleep-away camps.