LINC provides affordable high quality before and after-school care for elementary school age students in a safe, fun and caring environment that supports children's social, emotional and physical development. The program encourages children's growth through recreational and academic activities including homework help and a healthy snack.
- LINC before and after-school programs are fully-licensed and directed by LINC staff which are state approved to operate the program.
- All LINC staff at school sites pass health and annual legal background checks and are trained in CPR.
- The program focuses on youth development, academic achievement and parental engagement.
Monday - Friday
6:30 am - 7:25 am and 2:40 pm - 6:00 pm
Half-Day Early Release Days:
- AM LINC for PK through 5th grade
- PM LINC for PK only
Cost and Payment Options:
- Rate of $55.00 per week
- No refund for unused days
- Checks, credit cards and money orders are accepted
- Parents may apply for child care assistance through the Missouri Department of Social Services. Applications available on site.
What You Will Need to Enroll:
- Immunization record
- Individualized care plan signed by a physician for any medical condition
- Any required medications accompanied by a completed medication administration form
- Individualized Education Plan for students diagnosed with behavorial or learning disability
- PRE SCHOOL STUDENTS ONLY: child medical examination report signed by a physician
- Contact information (full address and phone) for: emergency contacts, authorized pick up persons, and child's doctor
- 5-10 minutes for a parent interview
When schools or school districts are closed due to inclement weather, there will be no LINC Before & After School programs.
Contact Ervin Early Learning Center LINC program:Jimmarie Stinson
816-316-8569 and 816-316-8487
Visit the LINC Website: http://kclinc.org/hickmanmills/