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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

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)

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

Can-TEEN Club – After School Enrichment Program (for middle school children)

Sponsored by the Howard County Recreation and Parks at the following schools:

  • Bonnie Branch
  • Elkridge Landing
  • Ellicott Mills
  • Folly Quarter
  • Lime Kiln
  • Mayfield Woods
  • Thomas Viaduct

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.