The Dreams That Drive Children, Inc.


From a single promise in 1977 to bring families and children in Northern Kentucky the absolute best in child care services, preschool services, kindergarten programs and early childhood learning services, Children, Inc. has grown to become the largest private non-profit provider of high quality child care in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.Through direct services, education, advocacy, and collaboration, Children, Inc. is dedicated to creating a world that understands children and their needs. It is a place where families are encouraged to participate and where high quality care is readily accessible to everyone.Our VisionYoung children are ready to succeed in school and in life.Our Mission
We advance the success of young children by partnering with families, professionals and the community through exemplary services, training, research and advocacy. We accomplish our mission within a culture of innovation, collaboration and shared leadership.

Our Beliefs
We believe in children.
We believe that children of all backgrounds and abilities have great worth and unique gifts. Therefore we:

  • Respect the child’s worth in each and every interaction.
  • Create learning environments that nurture each child’s gifts.

We believe in families.
We believe that all families have a great capacity to nurture their children. Therefore we:

  • Listen and communicate respectfully with each family.
  • Commit to programming that values the diversity of our families.
  • Support and enhance our families’ role as a primary teacher.

We believe in our community.
We believe that Northern Kentucky can provide the support families need to successfully nurture their children. Therefore we:

  • Share information about the community’s many resources with our families.
  • Partner with other members of the community to develop needed services.
  • Encourage more members of our community to be involved in the support of families and children.

We believe in ourselves.
We believe that the employees of Children, Inc. have a great opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of children and their families. Therefore we:

  • Recruit and retain a board and staff dedicated and skillful successfully implementing the organization’s mission.
  • Support staff through high quality training, strong team development, and creating environments where all staff members feel valued and respected.
  • Pilot innovative best practices in family-centered child care.
  • Seek new opportunities to provide high quality services.
  • Advocate for all young children and their families at regional, state, and national levels.

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Financial Information



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