Early Learning Centers of Lubbock

Administrative Office
1639 Main Street
Lubbock, TX 79401
Phone: (806) 765-9981
Fax: (806) 741-0503
Executive Director: Lena Scaff

Mission: To provide the highest quality childcare regardless of family income

Program funded by the Lubbock Area United Way:
Child Care

The Early Learning Centers offer high quality, educational programs for infants through Pre-K children (and for school aged children during school holidays.)  ELC partners with many community groups, such as LISD Pre-K staff, Texas Tech School of Nursing, Foster Grandparents, TTU Jumpstart, and the Volunteer Center, to provide enhanced services to children. Fees for the year round program are based on income and eligibility.  Daily activities are planned in the following areas:

  • Stories/Language
  • Nature/Science
  • Large/Small Motor Skill
  • Dramatic Play
  • Blocks
  • Music and Art

The Early Learning Centers also emphasize the development of:

  • Positive self-concept
  • Creative Expression
  • Social Skills
  • Health and Safety Habits
  • Communication Skills

Early Learning Center locations

Carver Early Learning Center
2509 Elm Street
Lubbock, TX 79404
Phone: (806) 744-6726

Talkington Early Learning Center
2714 Erskine
Lubbock, TX 79415
Phone: (806) 763-0535

Guadalupe Early Learning Center
101 Avenue K
Lubbock, TX 79401
Phone: (806) 763-3777

Vanda Early Learning Center
1301 Vanda
Lubbock, TX 79403
Phone: (806) 765-0110

New Directions Early Learning Center
Matthews Alternative High School
417 N. Akron
Lubbock, TX 79415
Phone: (806) 765-9126