Lawrence County Early Childhood Academy

Child Care Rates and Payment Information

Child Care Rates

Child Care is available at our Collins Career Center, South Point Child Care, Hanging Rock, Ironton, and Proctorville locations


(36 Mos. and up) 


(18-36 Mos.) 


(0-18 Mos.) 

Weekly Rate $130.00$135.00$145.00
Drop-In (per day)

There will be a yearly registration fee of $25.00
(This excludes Head Start, Early Head Start, and Early Childhood Education)

Rates effective 5/31/21

Payment Information

  • There are no late fees.
  • Payment must be made by check or money order.  We do not accept cash payment.
  • We charge a $45.00 returned check fee, and then all payments must be money orders.
  • Private pay fees and ECE fees are due even if the child is not in attendance because a slot is being held open for them.
  • Services are based on a weekly rate and not pro-rated on a daily basis.
  • Make checks payable to:  Lawrence County Early Childhood Academy; and put child’s name and center on check or money order.
  • Drop checks or money orders off at the drop box at our Delta Lane office or mail checks to:
    Lawrence County Early Childhood Academy
    P.O. Box 879
    South Point, OH  45680
  • Free or reduced-cost child care may be available based on family income eligibility.


25% Discount for any CAO employee

15% Discount for any family that has 2 or more children enrolled