Amy Tillinghast, Director
Statement of Purpose
The purpose of Salem Lutheran Preschool & Child Care Center is to provide a preschool program that assists parents in the spiritual and educational development of their children and to provide Christian child care for the children of working parents. Programs are Christ centered with developmentally appropriate curriculum that meets the needs of the whole child in the areas of spiritual, social, emotional, and physical development. Salem Lutheran Preschool & Child Care Center is licensed by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services.
Ages of Children Accepted
6 weeks to 12 years
Days & Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday, 6:30 AM – 6:00 PM
- Age appropriate equipment and activities - Weekly Chapel Time with the Pastor - Jesus Time – Christian themed songs and activities - Circle Time - Daily walks and outdoor play - Monthly newsletters - Centers such as housekeeping, reading, blocks, science, and art - Parent conferences - Library visits - Water and sand play
Nursery School Programs (9:00 AM – Noon)
Toddler Play Group (includes morning snack and lunch) Three Year Olds (includes morning snack) Four Year Olds (includes morning snack) Extended Day for 3 & 4 Year Olds(9:00AM –12:30PM – includes lunch) Days are scheduled on a first requested, first enrolled basis. The nursery school program follows the Springville Griffith Institute school calendar.
Child Care Programs
Care Options: Half Days are 5.5 hours or less per day Full Days are over 5.5 hours per day Before and after school care for school-aged children Vacation and Holiday Care for school-aged children Tuition includes breakfast, morning and afternoon snacks, and hot lunches. All toddlers, three, and four year olds attending the center between the hours of 9:00 AM and noon will automatically be enrolled in the nursery school program.
Application for enrollment at Salem Lutheran Preschool & Child Care Center is open to all families who desire Christ centered care and instruction for their children. Admission for child care is accepted all year round, depending on availability. Call 716.592.9067 for enrollment availability, rate information, or to schedule a tour.