Craig County Child Care Center

100 Brook Street, New Castle, VA  24127  

Phone:  (540) 864-7700    Fax:  (540) 864-7702

Teresa B. Oliver, Executive Director


Why childcare in a group setting?child-care-outside


  • Self-discipline
  • Social skills
  • Emotional development

Leads to:

  • Eagerness for learning
  • Kindergarten readiness
  • Success in school


  • Building on language skills – music, Age-appropriate development computer software, stories, pictures
  • Learning to understand words – to talk, to listen, to hear sounds, to follow directions
  • Acquiring social skills – get along with others, how to share, wait their turn, settle disputes, when to say please and thank you


Families who understand the value of early childhood education support a child’s need to learn in order to grow into healthy adulthood. Children learn good feelings about themselves when:

  • Respect is present
  • Choices are given
  • Behavior is redirected
  • Age appropriate activities are used
  • Guidance is positive
  • Independence is encouraged
  • Expression is fostered

Children learn in a comfortable, safe environment:

  • Parental separation is supported
  • Providers are caring, consistent
  • Boundaries are defined
  • Structure is existent
  • Variety is offered
  • Familiar surroundings are present
  • Activity is balanced with quiet time

Why choose Craig County Child Care Center?

  • Trained staffchild-care-baby-room
  • Professional curriculum
  • Computer center
  • Playgrounds (3)
  • Well-equipped classrooms
  • Inter-generational activities
  • Reliable services
  • Convenient location
  • Affordable rates
  • TAP Early Head Start Partner Agency

USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) child-and-adult-care-food-program-cacfp


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