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About Childcare Services

Our childcare resources provide information on finding high-quality childcare options for individuals with autism. These resources can help families find providers who are trained and equipped to support children with autism and provide them with the care they need.


Brightstar Kid Care

  • 210.377.3355

  • 7410 Blanco RD, Ste. 200, SA TX 78216

  • We offer flexible sick-day childcare and sitter services and pediatric home care; including a wide range of home care services for children with special needs. Our clinical caregivers are experts in well-baby and newborn care. Our in-hospital companions give family caregivers a respite break and peace of mind that their child is being looked after when in the hospital.

Brighton Center

  • 210.826.4492

  • 14207 Higgins RD, SA TX 78217

  • Bright Beginnings Child Care Center: NAEYC Accredited Center, curriculum is designed to meet the needs of each child based on his/her developmental level; ages 6 weeks to 5 years.

Family Endeavors

  • 210.208.5700

  • 535 Bandera RD, SA TX 78228

  • This agency provides a myriad of programs including Fairweather Programs; Supportive housing; job training; employment; case management; and supportive services provided to individuals and mothers with disabilities and their children. Children & Youth Services; Licensed after school programs; childcare & learning centers; and summer day camps.

Joy Learning Center - Child Care

  • 210.736.2552

  • 250 Sherwood Dr, SA TX 78201

  • JLC provides quality childcare for children diagnosed with Autism between the ages of 18 mos. - 12 yrs. Specialized in early learning intervention and individualized instruction for children with language and learning disabilities. Low Page 39 staff to child ratio and staff holds degrees in occupational and speech therapy; psychology and ABA.


  • 210.561.7660

  • 8601 Cinnamon Creek, SA TX 78240

  • A day program for school age students, from 6:30 a.m. till 6:30 p.m.

Respite Care of San Antonio – Daycare

  • 210.737.1212

  • Christ Episcopal Church, 605 Belknap Pl., SA, TX 78212

  • Families may bring their children (6 wks. To 5 yrs.) with special needs and complex medical conditions, Monday - Friday from 7:30pm – 4pm (extended care 4pm -6pm); non-disabled siblings (up to the age of 5) welcome.

Study Hall Learning Center

Summit Christian Center

  • 210.402.0565

  • 2575 Marshall RD, SA TX 78259

  • Summit offers many different programs dependent upon the age of your child. They offer a nursery for ages 2 months to 3 years; a King’s Court - ages 4 to 1st grade; Elevate - grades 2nd through 5th; Emerge - grades 6th through 8th; The X - grades 9th through 12th and other young adults programs. They also offer divorce care for children of divorced parents; which includes a program to help kids deal with the hurt caused by the separation; provides special needs Sunday school classes with a trained staff. Also offers Parents and Challenges Support Group and field trips for children ages 2 to 18.


City of S.A. - Head Start

Family Service Association - Smart Start

  • 210.299.2400

  • 702 San Pedro, SA, TX 78212

  • Provides consultants who assist with connections to local child care resources and community agencies, as well as national agencies and information; SMART START Connections is a network member of the National and Texas Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Association (NACCRRA and TACCRRA) and the national Child Care Aware system. Basic services are no charge.

Online Child Care Search

Spectrum Sitters, LLC

  • 512.777.2676

  • Serving Central Texas; Texas Association of Child Care Resource Specialized Sitters for Special needs children. Provide both on call sitters, as well as long term sitter referrals.

Texas Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies

  • 210.299.2424

  • 702 San Pedro Ave., SA TX 78212

  • Assists in locating a network of childcare resource and referral agencies serving communities throughout Texas; includes help for childcare for children with special needs.

Texas Department of Family & Protective Services

  • 210.333.2004

  • Provides an online search of all Texas licensed facilities including center-based childcare and home-based childcare. Database is searchable by location and programs provided, such as special needs care, acceptance of childcare subsidies and transportation. Inspection reports of facilities available online. 

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