The purpose of the Elsmere Presbyterian Child Care Center (EPCCC) is to provide a safe, caring and enriching environment for young children and their parents during weekday business hours. The Center is governed by the Session of the Elsmere Presbyterian Church as administered by a Governing Board. EPCCC, as a part of the church, is a non profit organization and operates as a service to the community. The staff provides and maintains an environment of warmth, safety and cleanliness. The Center is conducted according to best practices and accepted research in the field of early care and education and strives to reach the highest standards possible, conforming to or surpassing state standards for licensing and conduct. The Center understands parents are of primary importance in children's development and staff is committed to nurture and foster partnerships among themselves and the families.