The Children's Center in St. Joseph


The Children's Center opened in St. Joseph in August of 2019 with child care programs from birth - 12 years old, and an income based free preschool program.  Although we are very proud of our 4-star Quality Rating, our highest goal is to wrap our arms around every child that walks through our doors.  We love our families, and the excellent care we provide flows out of our vision to be the BEST for our families.


The Children's Center, St. Joseph

​(888) 926-0405

​1000 Miners Road, St. Joseph, MI​​


Hours: 7 am - 6 PM

Owner / Executive Director: Mary Wardlaw

Program Director: Bryanne Masterson

​Business Manager: Jared Wardlaw

Ribbon Cutting August 2019

Other Special Features


Other special features offered to our St. Joseph families are:

  • Free diapers and wipes for infants and toddlers
  • Free formula and baby food
  • Free USDA approved meals and snacks
  • Pictures and videos and updates on activity throughout the day
  • Secure door entry system
  • Natural playground


Rated highest for Quality Child Care in

St. Joseph by the State of Michigan.

Live Streaming for Parents


The Children's Center offers a secure live-streaming service for all of our families.  Parents can log in throughout the day to their own child's classroom and see their infants being snuggled, their preschoolers playing, singing and learning with friends, and their school-agers engaged in adventures created just for them!  We know that families love to see that their children are happy and loved when they can't be with them.


PB&J TV - Live-Stream Your Child's Class

The Only 4-Star Child Care in St. Joseph, MI