About Us & Our Services

Inclusion childcare for children of all abilities

Program for infants through preschool

Afterschool care for children with disabilities – preschool through high school

Childcare services provided by DLC allow the parents freedom to work, attend school and provide for the family; thereby the entire family is strengthened

Have been providing childcare to children with special needs in a Christian loving atmosphere since 1989

Two locations: Murray Hill United Methodist Church and Lakeshore Presbyterian Church – currently serve about 80 children between the two campuses

Our program gives children the skills necessary to reach their maximum potential

Provide nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and Early Intervention

Serve kids with varying handicapping conditions such as Cerebral Palsy, Down’s Syndrome, Microcephaly, Seizures, G-Tube, etc.

Scholarships available for tuition and therapy

Over $280,000 in scholarships provided to 70% of students last year.

Funded through Jacksonville Children’s Commission, United Way, Jaguars Foundation, Blue Foundation and the Lucy Gooding Foundation

Require additional funding from foundations, church groups and individuals
Sapphire Award
   DLC Nurse & Learn is a 2010 Sapphire Award Honoree with the Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation.
A Special Message
DLC is funded through these community partners
Thank you to our supporters who help make DLC a vital resource for our community! Jacksonville Children’s Commission, United Way, Jaguars Foundation, Baptist Health, the Lucy Gooding Foundation, Chatlos Foundation, The Chartrand Family Fund at the Community Foundation for Northeast Florida, The PLAYERS Championship,
Jacksonville Mustang Club, Deerwood Rotary, Crossroad UMC, Lakeshore UMC, Mandarin UMC, The Chartrand Family Fund at the Community Foundation for Northeast Florida, Petway Family Foundation, Jay and Deanie Stein Unrestricted Fund Family Fund at the Community Foundation for Northeast Florida.