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St. Paul Child Development Center is a learning Center that cares for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years.  The center provides a program of daily activities and relationships that offers opportunities for the developmental growth of each child physically, socially, emotionally and intellectually.  Our daily routine provides the chance for children to become involved in creative play, math, science, art, music & movement and early reading activities.


St. Paul Child Development Center strives to provide children with a strong educational foundation in a safe, secure, loving environment.

The Organization


St. Paul Child Development Center has been licensed since 1999.  The center is governed by the Board of Directors of the Greater St. Paul Baptist Church.  The day-to-day operation of the center is the responsibility of the Program Director.  All of our programs include meals and educational opportunities.  Our tuition rates are flexible; meeting the needs of each family individually.  We also accept grants from the Department of Human Services. 

Hours of Operation

The Center is open Monday-Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Parent Participation

The Center provides at home activities (homework) and field trips to extend the curriculum from school to home and the outside world.  Parents are encouraged to participate in field trips or visit the Center at anytime.  Collaboration of parents and staff is essential in maintaining high quality child care.  Comments and suggestions regarding services are welcome.

Child Care Regulations

St. Paul Child Development Center operates in compliance with all state and local child care regulations as required by the Michigan Department of Consumer and Industry Services.


St. Paul Child Development Center offers the following developmentally age appropriate programs available at low tuition rate:  

 Infant Toddler Program

  • Age 6 weeks to 2 years
  • Loving nurturing environment
  • Toilet training assistance
  • Creative play, music and art activities
  • Creative curriculum

Preschool Program

  • Age 2 1/2 to 5 years
  • Academic and fun activities
  • Early reading preparation and phonetic activities
  • Math enrichment activities
  • Field trips
  • Science activities
  • Outdoor sports activities
  • High scope curriculum

After School and Summer Program

  • Ages 6 years to 12 years
  • Tutoring and homework assistance
  • STEM enrichment activities
  • Sports activities (bowling, soccer, flag football, basketball)
  • Field trips (weekly in the summer)
  • Art activities

Our staff has more than 75 years of child care experience and more than 1,000 hours of training/education in early childhood development.  We would love the opportunity to sit down and talk with you about how we can help your child(ren) grow.

Please contact our Program Director, Mrs. Danielle Dandridge at (313) 839-7000 to schedule a tour of our facility.  You may also reach her by e-mail at stpaulchilddevelopment@yahoo.com