This resource guide has been created to help connect Door County residents with essential resources in the county. Knock is seeking ways to constantly improve this guide in order to keep it current and relevant to community members. Please contact us at [email protected] with any input or with any particular questions you’d like us to answer.
If you need child care…
The following are resources to contact to explore child care options in Door County.
Northern Door Children’s Center
Typically has a waiting list. Accepts state child care subsidies and offers an in-house scholarship. There are five contracts per year, parents can sign-on to each contract as needed. Options for children 6 weeks to 11 years.
Door Community Child Development Center
Typically has a waiting list. Accepts state child care subsidies and offers an in-house scholarship. Options for children 6 weeks to 4 years.
Typically has a waiting list. Works with families to make sure care is affordable and offers an in-house scholarship. Offers a two-day 3K class and a three-day 4K class for 4-year-olds and homeschooled kindergarteners with the Ridges Sanctuary. Terms are for the duration of the school year.
Door County Partnership for Children and Families
A program of United Way Door County designed to assist Door County families. Connects community members with resources for families. Its website includes a directory of child care providers, including home-based providers.
Sturgeon Bay Head Start
Ages three to five years preschool program only. No cost to attend, materials are provided. Federally funded. If a family qualifies for food stamps they qualify for enrollment.