Children ages 3-5 (or until entering Kindergarten).
All children enrolled in WVC must also register for preschool at either Shelby Hills Early Childhood Center or Whittier Early Childhood Center.

Fee Schedules

Daily Rate

(lunch included)

Child Care: $32.00

2nd Child: $26.00

Weekly Rate

(lunch included)

Child Care: $125.00

2nd Child: $110.00

Hourly (If Available) $6.00 per hour (Lunch is $2.00 extra)

A $25 registration fee per child is required at the time of initial enrollment. This fee is non-refundable. A key card will be issued to parents to enter the childcare door. There is a $10.00 charge for lost key cards. Extra keys require a $10 deposit each that will be returned upon return of the key.


Fees are to be placed in the payment box, which is located inside the childcare entrance.


Receipts will be distributed each week.


We accept JFS subsidy. This application process is handled entirely by the Department of Job and Family Services.

Get Started!

To have your child considered for enrollment at Wilma Valentine Childcare, please complete an Enrollment Application and hit submit.


For a paper application, please print the pdf, complete it, and deliver it to the childcare center at 1200 S. Children’s Home Rd., Sidney, Ohio 45365. To be considered for enrollment you must be a resident of Shelby County.


Prior to your child’s first day, we will need the remaining forms completed as found under the Policies & Forms section of the website. You will also need to provide your child’s birth certificate, immunization record, custody papers (if applicable), and $25 registration fee.