We are currently accepting applications for our Georgia Pre-K class for the 2018-2019 school year! Children must be age 4 (Pre-K) by September 1, 2018. This program is free! Please come into the center to fill out an application, or call 706-453-1200.

TenderCare Preschool Mission Statement: To be the preferred provider of early education with the highest quality of care, delivered with a sense of warmth, friendliness, and customer service where each person is respected and valued.

TenderCare Preschool serves families by providing care and education for young children, starting at 2 weeks old. TenderCare has classes for infants, mobiles, and toddlers, as well as two Head Start classrooms and a Georgia Pre-K class. The Pre-K is a Georgia lottery-funded preschool, offering breakfast, snacks and lunch, while following the county school calendar.

TenderCare Preschool offers an after school program for Head Start and Pre-K children in the afternoon, providing a snack and a safe place to wait for mom and dad to get off work. Director Melody Nation and the other staff are dedicated to your child(ren) and family. Teachers, families and administrators partner to provide necessary social and emotional support for children to flourish in the communities they live in.

Preschool News & Announcement


HeadStart and Pre-K Thanksgiving Break November 19-23, 2018

HeadStart and Pre-K classes are out for Thanksgiving Break November 19-23, 2018.


Preschool Annual Free Store

The Preschool will be hosting its annual free store from November 26-November 30. Now is the time to clean out your closets! We will be accepting donations as early as November 16. Donated items can consist of clothes, shoes, toys, small appliances, small electronics, and household goods. No large items please as we are limited to […]


Thanksgiving Closing

TenderCare Preschool will be closed November 22 and 23 in observance of Thanksgiving Holiday.


Preschool Canned Food Drive – November 5 – 16

The preschool will be accepting all canned food donations in the front lobby from Nov 5-16.  


Daycare Thanksgiving Lunch – Nov. 15 at 10:30am

Our Thanksgiving lunch for our infants, mobiles, and toddlers classrooms is November 15th at 10:30am.


HeadStart/Pre-K Thanksgiving Lunch Nov. 14 at 11:00 am

Our Thanksgiving lunch will be November 14th at 11:00am for our Head Start and Pre-K classrooms.