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Before and After School Care

Agencies That Serve Howard County Public Schools

Below is the contact information for the 2 agencies that serve Howard County public schools. The elementary and middle schools that are aligned with these programs, are listed after the agency.

Columbia Association

Before and After School Care – School Age Services

Contact: 410-715-3164 or SAS@ColumbiaAssociation.org

Elementary Schools:

Atholton

Bryant Woods

Centennial Lane

Clarksville

Clemens Crossing

Cradlerock

Guilford

Hammond

Jeffers Hill

Longfellow

Northfield

Phelps Luck

Running Brook

Stevens Forest

Swansfield

Talbott Springs

Thunder Hill

Waterloo

Worthington

Middle Schools:

  • Lake Elkhorn (with transportation from Oakland Mills, Harper’s Choice and Wilde Lake Middle Schools)
  • Dunloggin (with transportation from Burleigh Manor)
  • Hammond

Howard County Recreation and Parks

Before and After School (for elementary children)

Contact: 410-313-7275

Elementary Schools:

Bellows Spring

Bollman Bridge

Bushy Park

Dayton Oaks

Deep Run

Ducketts Lane

Elkridge

Forest Ridge

Fulton

Gorman Crossing

Hollified Station

Ilchester

Laurel Woods

Lisbon

Manor Woods

Pointers Run

Rockburn

St. John’s Lane

Triadelphia Ridge

Veterans

Waverly

West Friendship

The New Student Union – After School Enrichment Program (for middle school children)

Middle Schools:

Bonnie Branch

Elkridge Landing

Ellicott Mills

Folly Quarter

Four HCPSS middle schools run New Student Union Programs. Other middle schools will open New Student Union Programs if a minimum of 12 students sign up to participate at each school. The middle schools that are set up to run these programs are:

  • Glenwood
  • Lime Kiln
  • Mayfield Woods
  • Murray Hill
  • Patapsco

If you are interested in these programs, please check with your child’s school to see if they have the participation required to start a New Student Union Program.

Additional Child Care Options

CARE Center Line

If you cannot find what you need, call Howard County CARE Center at 410-313-CARE (2273) for other resources for families and children in Howard County.

School Approved Child Care Providers

Elementary school front office staff have an approved list of child care providers that families can take advantage of. Contact your child’s school for additional information.