The following child care programs participate in the Delaware Early Childhood Assistance Program. ECAP is a state-funded, early care and education program for eligible families with 3- and 4-year-old children. The following families are encouraged to apply: families whose income is equal to or below the federal poverty level, families with children in foster care, families with children experiencing homelessness, and families with children with documented delays or disabilities (IEPs).

Families: If you are interested in learning about enrolling your child in an ECAP program, please contact the ECAP program closest to your residence.

Seeking employment in an ECAP program: If you are interested in employment at an ECAP program, please reach out directly to programs.

New Castle County

Program Contact Address
A Leap of Faith, Inc. (302) 543-6256 1715 W. 4th Street, Wilmington, DE 19805
Appoquinimink Preschool Center (302) 376-4400 502 S. Broad Street, Middletown, DE 19709
Brandywine School District Joseph Brumskill
(302) 761-7420
701 W. 34th Street, Wilmington, DE 19802
Cadence Education, LLC dba Tender Loving Kare (302) 650-4815 22 Peoples Plaza, Newark, DE 19702
Christina Cultural Arts Center (302) 652-0101 705 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
Christina School District Christina Early Education Center
(302) 454-2720
620 E. Chestnut Hill Road, Newark, DE 19713
Colonial School District — Colonial Early Education Program (302) 429-4096 12 Landers Lane, New Castle, DE 19720
Hilltop Lutheran Neighborhood Center Inc. (302) 656-3224 1018 W. 6th Street, Wilmington, DE 19805
Kingswood Community Center Inc. (302) 764-9022 2300 Bowers Street, Wilmington, DE 19802
Latin American Community Center (302)-295-2781 403 N. Van Buren Street, Wilmington, DE 19805
1101 Delaware Street, New Castle, DE 19720
New Castle County Head Start Inc. (302) 452-1500 256 Chapman Road, Suite 103, Newark, DE 19702
(302) 831-6233 489 Wyoming Road, Newark, DE 19716
Wilmington Head Start Inc. (302) 421-3620 100 W. 10th Street, Suite 1016, Wilmington, DE 19801

Kent and Sussex Counties

Program Contact Address
Capital School District (302) 857-4257, (302) 672-1500 165 Commerce Way, Dover, DE 19904
(Capital sites located at Towne Point Elementary School, Booker T. Washington Elementary School, and Dover High School)
Delaware Technical & Community College (Owens Campus)
Child Development Center
(302) 259-6566 21179 College Drive, Georgetown, DE 19947
Indian River School District Project V.I.L.L.A.G.E
(302) 732-1346
30207 Frankford School Road, Frankford, DE 19945
Lake Forest School District — Delaware Early Childhood Center (302) 398-8945 100 Mispillion & West Streets, Harrington, DE 19952
(Lake Forest sites located at Campus Community, Smyrna Boys and Girls Club, Lake Forest East, DECC/ECAP, Woodbridge Early Education Center, Seaford Boys and Girls Club, H.O. Brittingham, and Milford Boys and Girls Club)
Milford Early Learning Center, Inc. (302) 422-6667 901 N. DuPont Blvd., Milford, DE 19963
Precious Moments Education and Community Center, Inc. (302) 698-7165 4607 S. Dupont Hwy., Dover, DE 19901
Primeros Pasos, Inc. (302) 856-7406 20648 Savannah Road, Georgetown, DE 19947