Child Care at Northside Child Development Center      

Located at 2020 N. 5th Street, Niles, MI 49120 • 269-683-1982

Childcare at Northside Child Development Center is year-round, licensed childcare dedicated to nurturing the potential
of every child. Our goal is to make sure every child is prepared with social-emotional skills and age-appropriate
development to move on to the next step.

We believe that all children develop emotionally, intellectually, physically, and socially. All areas of development are
equally important and affect one another. Readiness begins now and our desire is to get children ready for each phase
of their life. Our curriculum is designed to enhance the development of children, to extend their skills and levels of
understanding as well as foster positive self-esteem and positive feelings.

    Hours 7:00 AM-6:00 PM    •    Drop-Off: 7:00-9:00 AM    •    Pick-Up: 4:00-6:00 PM
    Age Infant - 30 Months 31 Months - 3 years 3-4 years
    Weekly Cost $240/week $220/week $200/week

      All prices have a 10% discount for Y members. Scholarships available.

      YMCA Preschool at Northside

      3 and 4-year-olds who join us for care will have the added benefit of following a preschool-structured routine following age-appropriate Creative Curriculum from 9:00-11:30 AM, Monday-Thursday.

      Hours 7:00-11:30 AM
      7:00 AM-6:00 PM
      7:00 AM-6:00 PM
      Weekly Cost $80/week $40/day $200/week

      All prices have a 10% discount for Y members. Scholarships available.

      Registration Process

      Financial Assistance

      We recognize that access and affordability to child care can be challenging. Please see your options below for financial assistance.

      • MI Bridges can help you to access our state-licensed programs, like the Child Care Network, through financial assistance for those who qualify. Learn more on their website or download a PDF.
      • The Y offers financial assistance to those who qualify. Please fill out our financial assistance application, found here, and email Natalie Cooper, Member Administrator, at
      • In order to qualify for a scholarship from the YMCA, you must first apply to MI Bridges.

      Parent Handbook

      Click here to download our Child Care Parent Handbook.


      • Nonrefundable $50/child deposit due at registration
      • Drafts may be set up weekly on Sundays, the 1st, 15th, or both the 1st and 15th each month
      • Payments are due every Friday before the week of attendance
      • Payments are non-transferable and non-refundable
      • A $10 late fee per child will be assessed to all payments received after due date
      • Cash payments are not accepted; payment options are credit card, check, money order, or bank or credit card draft
      • Non-draft payment subject to a $10 weekly processing fee
      • A 5% discount for each additional child
      • Weekly fees are not prorated on days the center is closed


      "Thank you for the sweetest birthday gift. [She] LOVES the book and Miss Victoria is so talented, we love the jammies and can't wait for her to wear them. You all are so thoughtful and we are so lucky to have the best daycare providers for our sweet [child]. Thank you all again!"