We feel our Center is an extension of your home, by nurturing a peaceful environment that is stimulating, safe and consistent. Home is one of the most important factors in a child’s development, so we will work with you to support and compliment your family.


We are always working to make First Years a place where children can have a cozy, warm, nurturing, safe and happy environment like their own home. This environment will, in turn, promote your child’s natural curiosity and desire to learn.

We also believe that children deserve to have teachers and caregivers who are capable and caring people, whose values enable them to be excellent role models for your child. By loving, trusting, and respecting each child it makes that child capable of loving, trusting and respecting others.

We hope we can give you peace of mind and know that “while you are away, your child will truly feel cared for”. Take a moment and see for yourself in our Visual Tour.

Kathy and Doug Hartley