Bluffton Child Development Center - Infant, Toddler, Preschool and After School Education Programs, in Bluffton, Ohio

Resources for Current BCDC Parents

Happy Kids

General Information

Files for Parents

September 2015 Menu
August 2015 Menu
2012 Parent Handbook

Forms for Parents

JFS Child Medical Statement Form (Immunizations)
JFS Request For Administration Of Medication
Vacation Day Authorization Form
Infant Feeding Instructions Form


The BCDC remains open under most inclement weather conditions (fog delays, etc); however, it will close if Hancock County or Allen County falls under a Level 3 Alert. Announcements of closure are made on T.V. channel WLIO/NBC Lima ( and local radio stations FM 92.1, 93.1, 93.9, T102, 103.3, 104.9, 107.1, and 107.5; or AM 940, and 1150. We will be listed as Bluffton Child Development Center. You can check road conditions at OHGO-ODOT NW Ohio Traffic.

Parents can subscribe to a text and/or email notification system by texting @bluffchild to 81010. Alternatively, send an email (subject and message can be blank unless you want to unsubscribe--then put unsubscribe in the subject) to

Ordering Books from Scholastic

Now it is even easier to find the right books for your child, and BCDC earns points for each order that we can use for books, supplies and other school related items.

To order online, register at: using the code GJTPD (which is specific to BCDC).

Select the books you'd like to order from over 500 titles. There is no shipping charge if the books are sent to the BCDC.


Ohio Dept. of Job and Family Services (JFS) Childcare Page
JFS BCDC Listing

Local Links

The Bluffton Icon
The Bluffton News
The BFR (Bluffton Family Recreation) Sports and Fitness Facility
The Bluffton Public Library
Bluffton Schools
Bluffton University
Village of Bluffton & Chamber of Commerce

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