Take-A-Break Child Care Center was established to provide quality care to children of parents who need:
A few hours to search for employment or housing
  • Keep necessary appointments
  • Need a “healthy break”
  • Weekday child care including preschool education
  • GSRP (Great Start Readiness Program)
  • Before and after school care (wrap-around care)

The center provides care for children birth to 14 years of age.  It is a community based program open to all families in the Battle Creek area. Learn more.
Take-A-Break Child Care Center
Foster Adoptive Child Enrichment (FACE)
Family activities are designed to provide activities for children that will help raise their self-esteem or to provide families with activity opportunities at little or no cost so their children develop a strong sense of family. The types of activities vary and depend upon availability and funding.  In the past, they have included:
  • Family Fun Weekend (camping, fishing derby and picnic)
  • Reduced ticket prices to area venues such as movies, bowling, Full Blast and Binder Park Zoo
  • Holiday gift distribution
  • Holiday party
Kinship Care Services
The Family Enrichment Center can provide case management, training and support group services to grandparents and other caregivers raising a related child. Besides monthly support groups for Kinship, an annual “Campference” is offered to Kinship Families.
  • Family advocacy
  • One-on-one parent support
  • Support groups
  • Parent training
  • Respite opportunities
  • Referral to community resources
Family Respite and Resource Program
This page was last updated: May 1, 2018