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Emergency Child Care

Have you had to miss days from work or school because your child care provider was unavailable?

Each MSU employee or student is eligible to use this service five days each year for each child in the family (on an academic year basis, fall semester though the end of the following summer semester). The service is free of charge.

A child must be free of communicable disease and capable of participating in regularly planned activities.

Mrs. B’s Daycare
An accredited in-home group daycare program, run by Tameka Billingslea.
2445 Dobie Road
Mason, MI 48854
(517) 676-3020
Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Infants – 12 years

Spartan Child Development Center
SCDC is a NAEYC Accredited Child Development Center.
33 Crescent Rd.
E. Lansing, MI 48823
(517) 353-5154
Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
3 yr. olds – 5 yr. olds

Care can be arranged at any time in advance, including the day of need.  You will be required to provide a copy of your child's immunization records.

Free Drop-in Care at Family Growth Center
There are two sites that offer drop off respite childcare for families who need to run an errand, go to a doctor’s appointment of just have time to themselves. FGC accepts children from six weeks to age five and may attend up to 6 times a month.

549 E. Mt. Hope, Lansing (inside Bethlehem Lutheran Church) Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursdays
9:00-11:30AM & 1:30-4:00 PM Call (517) 371-1347 for more information.

1120 S. Harrison Rd., East Lansing (Inside University Methodist Church) Mondays 9:00-11:30 AM & 1:30-4:00 PM Call (517) 351-6641 for more information.

During non business hours call (517) 484-8444 Ext. 3

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