130 years. Six generations of families. 50,000 children.
Sheltering Arms is Georgia’s largest non-profit early childhood education organization. Each year, we provide more than 3,600 children, from six weeks to five years of age, and their families with world-class early learning, care and family support services at 16 metropolitan Atlanta locations in Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Fulton and Gwinnett counties.
On average, children attending Sheltering Arms score in the 90th percentile for language and literacy, exceeding developmental milestones for kindergarten readiness.
After completing the online application, you will be contacted to attend an Eligibility Day, where you will be required to bring in specific documents. This will also be the time when we will determine which program your child is eligible for (Pre‐K, Early Head Start, Preschool Head Start, Child Care/Tuition).
NOTE: Parents are required to attend an Eligibility Day to be considered for enrollment and remain on the waitlist. Due to the number of applications we receive, prospective families on our waitlist will be removed after one full year.
We are accepting applications for all of our programs including Pre-K, Early & Preschool Head Start, and Child Care. Please attend one of the Eligibility Dates below to apply for any location.
Still Have Questions?
Contact your Enrollment Specialist. Click on your Center Location below for contact information.