Welcome to Kiddie Kare Child Care Ministry!  Our facility is an unlicensed, registered child care ministry of the Winona Lake Free Methodist Church.  We are inspected by the state of Indiana for health and sanitation.

We understand that you have options, and are thankful that you have chosen us to care for your child.  This handbook will give you a general overview of our program, including fees and policies.  Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have after reviewing this handbook.


Hours of operation

7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, year long

General Overview

While your child is enrolled in our child care, they may be involved in the following activities:

Large motor skill development (both inside and outside)

Homework help

Arts and crafts

Board Games

Imaginative play

Cooperative play

Quiet/Rest time for younger children

Summer fun (TBA)


All of our staff have experience caring for children, and most have work experience at our preschool.  All staff will have passed a criminal background check prior to being hired.  Each staff member will receive universal

precautions training and will become first aid/CPR certified while working at our facility.


  • Weekly fees-To be paid by 5:30 p.m. on Fridays for the current week. 
  • You may also pay by the month (on the 1st of each month for the upcoming month)
-$7/day per child for before school care (7:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m.) -$11/day per child for after school care (3:40 p.m-5:30 p.m.) Fees Continued -$7 per child per day (up to 2 hours) -$11 for half day (2 to 4 hours) -$19 for full day (more than 4 hours) -One time fee of $30 (registration for those not at the preschool)   -10% discount for second child in family.   Download the needed paperwork for childcare here.
Registration Form                                                                                                                                                  Kiddie Kare Fire Notice

 *Shot Records Required