Helping Hands Daycare

Helping Hands Daycare Center

A Christian daycare ministry of
Akron Grace Evangelical Congregational Church

Our Mission: 

To show Christ’s love by providing quality child care with the ultimate goal for all to know Jesus and have a personal relationship with Him.


Services include: 

  • Before School Care*, After School Care*,
  • Kindergarten Care* (AM & PM),
  • Summer Care for School Age Children
  • & Pre-School Age Care (6 weeks to 5 years)

*We serve Akron Elementary and Ephrata Intermediate Schools*

Our center is open YEAR ROUND except for the following holidays:
New Year’s Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.

We close at 3:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.

Transportation to and from school is provided on bad weather days.

We are not a state-licensed facility.

Contact Helping Hands Daycare

P.O. Box 235
Akron, PA 17501

Telephone #: 717-859-2032 x223

Helping Hands Contact Form

Helping Hands Rate Information

Effective August 26, 2019

 

Summer Time Rates for School Kids

Full days = more than 5 hours 

Half days = 5 hours or less 

5 Full days $107 5 Half days  $92
4 Full days $92 4 Half days  $73
3 Full days $73 3 Half days  $58
2 Full days $58    
Infant

Full Day= more than 5 hours

Half Day= 5 or less hours

5 Full Days a week $202 5 Half Days a week $186
4 Full Days a week $186 4 Half Days a week $155
3 Full Days a week $155 3 Half Days a week $109
2 Full Days a week $109    
Maximum Payment  $202    
Toddler

Full Day= more than 5 hours

Half Day= 5 or less hours

5 Full Days a week $184 5 Half Days a week $167
4 Full Days a week $167 4 Half Days a week $140
3 Full Days a week $140 3 Half Days a week $103
2 Full Days a week $103    
Maximum Payment  $184    
Pre-School

Full Day= more than 5 hours

Half Day= 5 or less hours

5 Full Days a week $164 5 Half Days a week $150
4 Full Days a week $150 4 Half Days a week $122
3 Full Days a week $122 3 Half Days a week  $91
2 Full Days a week  $91    
Maximum Payment  $164    
Pre K

Full Day= more than 5 hours

Half Day= 5 or less hours

5 Full Days a week $158 5 Half Days a week $143
4 Full Days a week $143 4 Half Days a week $115
3 Full Days a week $115 3 Half Days a week  $83
2 Full Days a week  $83    
Maximum Payment  $158    

SCHOOL AGE CARE (K – 6th Grades)

SCHOOL AGE CARE (K – 6th Grades) Hourly Rate $4.30 (Overage Rate $5.20)

School Age Care
Minimum Amount $22
Maximum Amount $130

NO SCHOOL DAYS are an additional fee of $10 for 1st through 6th Grades and $5 for Kindergarten if it is a regularly scheduled day, and $23 for a non-contracted day (In-Service day rate).

CONTRACTED RATES WILL BE BASED ON THE ABOVE INFORMATION
& PAYMENTS ARE DUE EACH FRIDAY IN ADVANCE WHETHER YOUR CHILD ATTENDS HELPING HANDS OR NOT.

10% Sibling Discount applies to older children
NOTE: All rates are subject to change.