Preparing children for success in education & beyond

Starting Point is the leading expert in quality child care, early education, and out-of-school time resources in Northeast Ohio. 


Looking for daycare, preschool, prekindergarten, or before and after school options? We can help.

What we do

Starting Point prepares children and youth for a lifetime of success by building the capacity of professionals to provide high-quality care and education, connecting families to those services, and advocating for systems change.

For Families or Guardians

We will help you find the best possible care for your child. From preschool to daycare, we have many trusted child care options for you to choose from!

For Youth

Starting Point can help you find things to do when school is out, whatever your interests. From before or after school programs to summer time fun, expanded learning opportunities await!

For Professionals

We will give you the tools you need to be your best through a host of professional programs. We have child care training and resources for educators of all levels!

For Organizations

Looking to grow or expand your child care, daycare, preschool, or out-of-school time (OST) program? Link up with Starting Point for access to our many programs and recognition for quality.

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Summer Hours: Starting Point offices are Hybrid Monday - Thursday, Fully Remote on Fridays.