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About Sylvania
Community Services

Sylvania Child Care and the Sylvania Senior Center are programs of Sylvania Community Services. This registered nonprofit has served the community since 1976, founded by the City, Township, and Sylvania School Board. During that time, the agency has impacted thousands of young and old residents' lives. 


We are located throughout the community with an award-winning, nationally accredited Senior Center and multiple state-licensed, 5-Star Award winning Child Care locations.

All programs are Ohio licensed.

Reduced fees are available for qualifying families.

Our Mission:


To engage the Sylvania community to connect, learn, and grow.

Our Vision:

To be a recognized leader in offering programs and services that enrich the life of its community.


Our Values:


  • Innovative - Ready for change by championing original ideas and seeking new and better ways to deliver programs and services.

  • Community-minded - Being open and aware of the community's needs by listening to stakeholders to improve service delivery.

  • Quality Driven - Set high goals to deliver programs and services that are informed by a system of evaluation and process improvement.

  • Welcoming - Striving for diversity and inclusivity by providing programs and services that appeal to our community's wide range of interests.

  • Integrity - Doing the right thing by being accountable for our actions or inactions.

  • Enthusiastic - Demonstrating a spirit of contagious excitement with each other and through programs and services offered.

  • Supportive - Leading with kindness and compassion by caring about each other as individuals and as a community.

  • Respectful - Showing consideration and regard to everyone we encounter by being polite and courteous.


Our Strategic Focus Areas:


Each strategic focus area is accompanied by measurable outcomes. Senior Leadership and the Board of Directors monitor the progress and the deliverables to ensure accountability to the community.


Enrichment and curriculum-based education in a child care setting.


Creative activities, exciting field trips, and caring staff ensure a positive environment that nurtures and enriches children.

There’s always something going on at the Senior Center. Our ADA-accessible facility is open to older adults.


The Sylvania Senior Center is an information resource, offering a multitude of great programs and services.

Nationally Accredited and
Locally Committed.

Sylvania Senior Center has received National Accreditation from the National Institute of Senior Centers/National Council on Aging. Sylvania Senior Center is proud to meet its standard of excellence.

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