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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
  • Dunloggin
  • 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
  • Hanover Hills
  • 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
  • Folly Quarter
  • Thomas Viaduct

Additional Child Care Options

Elementary school front office staff often have a list of child care providers that serve families in their community. Contact your child’s school for additional information.

You can also call Howard County CARE Center at 410-313-CARE (2273) to inquire about child care options in the community.

Maryland Family Network’s LOCATE: Child Care is a free and confidential service available to any parent searching for regulated child care. Call 877-261-0060 or visit their website.