Enrollment

131 years. Six generations of families. 50,000 children.   Sheltering Arms is Georgia’s largest non-profit early childhood education organization. Each year, we provide more than 3,500 children, from six weeks to five years of age, and their families with world-class early learning, care and family support services at 14 metropolitan Atlanta locations in Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Fulton and Gwinnett counties. On average, children attending Sheltering Arms score in the 90th percentile for language and literacy, exceeding developmental milestones for kindergarten readiness. We are still accepting applications for the 2019 school year.

For prospective families, please complete an application to add your child to the waitlist.

For currently enrolled families looking to enroll another child, please complete this application to add your child to the waitlist.

Required Documentation Checklist (English)
Required Documentation Checklist (Spanish)
Enrollment FAQs
Center Locations

Enrollment Process

Complete the online application to join our waitlist.

NOTE: Completing the online application does not guarantee your child’s enrollment, which is based on availability and the time of the school year. Sheltering Arms follows a school year calendar and enrolls at the beginning of the school year.

After completing the online application, you will be contacted to attend an Eligibility Day, where you will be required to bring in specific documents. This will also be the time when we will determine which program your child is eligible for (Pre‐K, Early Head Start, Preschool Head Start, Child Care/Tuition).

Click here for the list of documents in English.

Haga clic aquí para la lista de documentos en Español.

NOTE: Parents are required to attend an Eligibility Day to be considered for enrollment and remain on the waitlist. Due to the number of applications we receive, prospective families on our waitlist will be removed after one full year.

After eligibility is confirmed and space becomes available, you will be contacted for enrollment. Please review the Enrollment FAQs for commonly-asked questions. If you have further questions, contact the appropriate Enrollment Specialist.

Eligibility Dates

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

ADDRESS

PHONE

March 3

9am – 4pm

IVCC

3375 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd.

Chamblee 30341

770-454-6220

March 4

9am – 4pm

IVCC

3375 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd.

Chamblee 30341

770-454-6220

March 5

8:30am – 3:30pm

Welcome All

4365 Welcome All Road

College Park 30349

404-209-1897

March 6

9am – 4pm

Mansour

995 Roswell St. Suite 400

Marietta 30060

770-590-4700

March 9

9am – 4pm

Norcross

5360 Old Norcross Road

Norcross 30071

770-263-6595

March 10

9am – 4pm

Buford Drive

1470 Buford Drive

Lawrenceville 30043

678-376-7479

March 11

9am – 4pm

Oakley Township

7210 Oakley Terrace

Union City 30291

770-964-0578

March 12

8:30am – 3:30pm

Oakley Township

7210 Oakley Terrace

Union City 30291

770-964-0578

March 16

9am – 4pm

EPD Model

385 Centennial Olympic Park Dr. Atlanta 30313

404-523-4831

March 18

9am – 4pm

East Point

2257 Mulberry Street

East Point 30344

404-767-4718

March 19

8:30am – 3:30pm

East Point

2257 Mulberry Street

East Point 30344

404-767-4718

March 20

9am – 4pm

Mansour

995 Roswell St. Suite 400

Marietta 30060

770-590-4700

March 23

9am – 4pm

East Lake

350 East Lake Blvd

Atlanta 30317

404-373-6430

March 24

9am – 4pm

Norcross

5360 Old Norcross Road

Norcross 30071

770-263-6595

March 25

8:30am – 3:30pm

Educare Atlanta

404 Fulton St.

Atlanta 30312

404-582-9100

March 26

9am – 4pm

Educare Atlanta

404 Fulton St.

Atlanta 30312

404-582-9100

March 27

8:30am – 3:30pm

Obama Academy

195 Tuskegee Street

Atlanta 30315

470-355-7220

March 30

8:30am – 3:30pm

Stonewall Tell

5020 Camp Drive

College Park 30349

770-774-2110

March 31

9am – 4pm

Longview

3833 Longview Drive

Douglasville 30135

770- 949-3717

 

Still Have Questions?

Contact your Enrollment Specialist. Click on your Center Location below for contact information.