Daycare Providers

The Forest City YMCA offers licensed childcare at three locations for children ages six weeks through 5th grade. Bright Beginnings, for children 6 weeks – age 3, is located at the Hanson Family Life Center. Preschool Plus, a half-day preschool plus child care program, is held at the Forest City Elementary School. The Forest City YMCA offers a before-and-after school and summer program for school-age children. Contact the YMCA at  641-585-5220.  

Additional in-home licensed day care providers can be found by contacting Iowa Child Care Resource & Referral at or 877-216-8481.

Hanson Family Life Center

306 South 6th Street
Phone: 585-5187

Forest City YMCA

916 W I St
Phone: 585-5220

Child Care Resource & Referral
Shelly Skjeie

Phone: 641-903-9972