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Please read the information below before submitting an application

Applications are being submitted for the following locations:

Clara Barton Center 
7425 MacArthur Boulevard,  Cabin John

Waring Station Modular
 18815 Waring Station Road, Germantown

Brooke Grove Modular
 2702 Spartan Road, Olney

Site Description
  • Clara Barton Community Center:  7425 MacArthur Boulevard, Cabin John, MD 20818
    A child care center is located in one wing of the Clara Barton Community Recreation Center with five ( 5) classrooms, office, kitchen, storage and outdoor play area.  The space is approximately 2,765 square feet.  Currently licensed for 83 children and serving 71, from two through five years-old.
  • Waring Station Child Care Modular: 18815 Waring Station Road, Germantown, MD  20874
    A modular unit with two large classrooms, office, kitchen, storage and outdoor play area.  The space is approximately 3,640 square feet.  Currently licensed for 113 children and serving 81 children , from 23 months through 10 yrs old.
  • Brooke Grove Child Care Modular:  2702 Spartan Road, Olney, MD 20832
     A modular unit located adjacent to the Brooke Grove Elementary School is currently configured with three classrooms, office, kitchen, storage and access to an outdoor play area.  The space is approximately 3,430 square feet.  Current licensed capacity is for 100 children, ages two through 15 years old.   
Final determination of capacity for the facility will be made by the Office of Child Care

Pre-Application Meeting
Wednesday, December 6
12:30 p.m.
1401 Rockville Pike
Room 1006
Rockville, MD  
Please RSVP by December 5 to Tamieka Thomasson at

Site Tour Dates
Wednesday, December 6
6:45 p.m.
Brooke Grove Modular
2702 Spartan Road, Olney

Thursday, December 7
6:45 p.m.

Clara Barton Center
7425 MacArthur Boulevard, Cabin John

Tuesday, December 12
6:45 p.m.

Waring Station Child Care Modular
18815 Waring Station Road, Germantown

Tuesday, October 10

Please RSVP by close of business Tuesday, December 5 to:
 Tamieka Thomasson at
Terms of lease and rent:
  • Real estate license term:  Seven (7) years, with one four-year and with one three- year option to renew with adjustment of operating costs for each period.
  •  The current County rental rate is $11.35 per square foot per year and includes the following:  utilities (except phone & internet), janitorial services, buildings and grounds maintenance, snow and trash removal and pest control.
  Number of copies of the application required:
  •  Seven (7) copies of the applications MUST be submitted by mail or in person to 1401 Rockville Pike Suite 200- Rockville, MD 20852 by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, January 12, 2018No late applications will be accepted.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.  We cannot accept electronic copies. 
General Information about the selection process and criteria:
  •  Written applications will be reviewed and scored by a Selection Committee comprised of County, MCPS, parents and community representatives.  Applicants with the scores 80 or over will be scheduled for interviews.
  •  Recommendations of the Selection Committee will be based on written applications, interview and other appropriate information.
  •  There is no commitment expressed or implied by the County Government in soliciting applications.  The County reserves the right to reject any or all applications and re-advertise the space.
Please do not contact the school for information regarding this announcement.
Application Resources

Child Care Program Policy
Child Care Program Requirements
Child Care Application

MSDE Sample Menu
MSDE Staffing Pattern Form

Tenant Selection Procedure

To be added to the email list for future child care space notifications, please contact:

Tamieka Thomasson
Program Manager
Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services
Children, Youth and Family Services
Early Childhood Services

***Please note that as of January 7, 2015, announcements for Child Care in Public Spaces will no longer be placed in print in local newspapers and will only be placed on the County website ( and sent electronically to interested parties***





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