Daycare at ‘Hmañ ‘shawa

Infant-Toddler and Before/After School Program

Children at DaycareTuition is based on income and family size, and a sliding fee scale is used to determine the co-payment that parents may be required to pay.

An application form and all rate details are available in our  Registration Packet that you can download and print out from our Documents section. Alternatively you can pick up a copy from the Early Childhood Development Center at 18748 E. Bahonnah Road, Fort McDowell, AZ 85264.

Applicants will need to provide the following documentation: child’s birth certificate and social security number, tribal ID card for parents, proof of income, and child’s current immunization record.

‘Hmañ ‘shawa ECDC center is open from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday on a year round basis; children must be collected by 5.45pm. Nutritious meals and snacks are provided.

This program offers age appropriate curriculum which focuses on early childhood development. Parent involvement is always encouraged.

Daycare outside ‘Hmañ ‘shawa

CCDF Certificate Program

Children at DaycareThe CCDF Certificate Program is a child care subsidy to help eligible families pay for child care costs at a licensed child care center or certified child care group home or certified family child care home. Services are billed to the Certificate Program. Applicants must live in, and be seeking child care in the following areas: Fort McDowell, Fountain Hills, Mesa, Apache Junction, and Carefree/Cave Creek.

An application form and all rate details are available in our Registration Packet that you can download and print out from our Documents section. 

Grant Opportunities

ARPA-CCDF Stabilization Subgrant.

Contact ‘Hmañ ‘shawa Today

For more information on child care options in and around Fort McDowell, please call us at 480-789-7227 or use our contact form.



Not sure if your child is ready for Pre K? Check out our Preschool program.

Pre K


Discover more about our Pre Kindergarten program for children age 4.



Is your child is beyond Pre K? Read about our Kindergarten program for children age 5. 


Download Forms

Ready to enroll your child at 'Hmañ 'shawa ECDC? Download forms here.