On-Campus Child Care Centers
The Callier Child Development Program is our on-campus child development program which accepts children between the ages of 6 weeks to 6 years. Children of UT Southwestern faculty, postdoctoral scholars, clinical residents, students, and staff have first priority for enrollment. To register your child you must sign up to be placed on the waiting list. Typically decisions are made in April as to who will be accepted for the upcoming August start date. Applications are available by calling Callier at 214-905-3094, visiting their education office, or logging on to their website.
First Step Learning Centre is located in the Paul M. Bass Administrative and Clinical Center on north campus; the center is open 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday – Friday. UT Southwestern faculty, postdoctoral scholars, clinical residents, students, and staff have priority for the care of a certain number of children ages 6 weeks to 5 years. For enrollment information, call 214-352-8608 or visit the website.
Off-Campus Child Care Options
Note: The Office of Women’s Careers provides this list for informational purposes only. We are not associated with any of the organizations listed below.
Child Care Facilities
Search by zip code to find child care facilities near you at the Department of Family and Protective Services or for National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) accredited schools.
Home care providers are typically mothers who will watch up to six children at their own house instead of an institutional setting. There is an online listing of registered home child care providers in the Dallas, Garland, Mesquite, Murphy, Plano, Richardson, Rockwall, Rowlett, Sachse, and Wylie areas.
Sick Child Day Care
Texas Health KidMed, Plano is licensed by Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. It serves children from 6 weeks to 16 years old. Telephone: 972-981-8585.
Pediatric Health Center, Dallas provides care to well and sick children from birth to age 12. The center accepts patients covered by Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Telephone: 214-345-4204.
Children’s Choice Learning Center at Medical City Dallas is a full service center that offers an array of programs. These include early care and education programs, Private Kindergarten, Sniffles & Snuggles®, a get well suite for mildly ill children, and Choice4Care® Backup care.
The Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) provides a searchable database for the identification and comparison of Residential Care, Home Health Care, and Adult Day Care facilities for seniors in the state of Texas.
The mission of The Senior Source is to improve the quality of life of older adults in the Greater Dallas area through protection, elder care, advocacy, volunteerism, and employment services.