UK Human Resources
What You Need to Know:
This page contains resources for finding a great childcare facility, as well as recommending a few that are near UK. Note: UK does not endorse any of the child care providers on this site. We provide the link as a tool to help you make a selection.
Childcare Search Resources
You can use this website to search for childcare in Kentucky: Child Care Provider Search from the Cabinet for Health & Family Services.
NOTE: UK does not endorse any of the child care providers on this site. We provide the link as a tool as you make your selection. Space in these programs are often on a 9-10 month waiting list. If you are interested, we encourage you to talk to the directors as early as possible.
Childcare Facilities on or adjacent to UK
The UK Early Childhood Laboratory (ECL) is located on campus and provides early childhood education to children from six weeks of age through pre-school. This program is operated by the College of Education. Click here to read about its recent expansion.
University of Kentucky Early Childhood Laboratory
641 Maxwelton Court
Lexington, KY 40508
CCLC (Children's Creative Learning Centers), are part of the Knowledge Learning Corporation family of schools and offer child care on UK's campus. Founded in 1992, CCLC is a national child care provider dedicated to quality employer-sponsored early childhood education. Woodland Early Learning Center offers care to children beginning at 6 weeks of age at a discounted rate for UK employees and students.
Since 1958, Child Development Center of the Bluegrass, Inc. has been providing early childhood services for children in the Bluegrass area. Today, the center offers a full-day early childhood program for both children with and without disabilities from 6 weeks of age until a child is eligible for kindergarten. In addition, their therapists are available for outpatient therapy services.
Child Development Center of the Bluegrass
290 Alumni Drive
Lexington, KY 40503
Childcare Centers Offering UK Employee Discount or Waived Enrollment Fee
To receive discount, you must identify yourself as a UK employee and show a valid UK picture ID to the center.
Our PlayHouse and Kindergarten
235 Walton Avenue
Lexington, KY 40502
Hazard Perry County Community Ministries (Phone: 606-439-1122)
Ki Ki's Kids Child Care (Phone: 859-373-0036)
National Academy (Phone: 859-273-3292)