Youth Health Services, Inc.

Serving youth and their families since 1978


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Welcome to Home Ties Child Care and Development Center! 

If you are the parent of a child 6 weeks to 12 years and are searching for a safe, nurturing environment with opportunities for early learning for your child, check out our Home Ties Child Care program.  We are now accepting new enrollments in all age groups.

Home Ties is the only child care center in Randolph County accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Our staff meet strict WV Child Care Licensing Regulations including specific child development and care training credentials, criminal background check, current Infant, Child, and Adult CPR/First Aid, 15 hours annual of WV STARS registered training, Food Handler's card, Medication Administration training, and other specialized trainings for specific age groups.

For more information or to schedule a tour, please call 304-636-9450.  



Established in 1997, and managed by Youth Health Service, Inc., we are a non-profit child care center committed to meeting the needs of young children and their families.  Dedicated, well-trained, nurturing adults provide quality care for infants, toddlers, preschool, and school age children through the age of twelve years. 

As a program of Youth Health Service, Inc., the tradition of quality service is woven into Home Ties programs using the professional expertise of multiple disciplines, including education, nursing, psychology, and social work.

We have a collaborative Pre-Kindergarten classroom with the Randolph County Board of Education.  Students in this classroom benefit from the small, supportive, caring atmosphere that exists at Home Ties while preparing for Kindergarten utilizing county approved and mandated curriculum.

Home Ties Child Care is recognized as a high quality, Tier III center and is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. 

Daily Routine

Schedules are meant to be used as a guideline; however, flexibility is required to meet the needs of the children at any given time. Each classroom has an individualized schedule posted.  

     6:45-8:30     Arrival/Free Play
     8:30-9:30     Breakfast
     9:30-10:30   Planned small/large group activities
     10:30-11:30   Gross Motor (Outside weather permitting)
     11:45-12:15    Lunch
     12:30-2:45   Rest/Naps
     3:00-3:30    Snack
     3:30-5:00    Center Activities/Gross Motor
     5:00-5:30    Departure/Free Play

The school age program includes opportunities for homework assistance, planned games, structured and unstructured activity periods, and interactive time with peers.  

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971 Harrison Avenue   |   Elkins, WV 26241   |   (304) 636-9450