Affordable Child Care in Lufkin

Child care services for working parents and students

The Mary Jo Gorden Child Development Center by Buckner helps parents in Lufkin provide their children with a quality, safe environment to learn and grow. Buckner offers child care services to children in its Family Pathways program and children of students at Angelina College. The Child Development Center is also open to serve the daycare and early child education needs of Lufkin families.

Child care ages and available programs

Buckner offers daycare and after-school programs for infants 6 weeks old up to children 12 years old:

  • Infant and toddler care for kids 6 weeks old to 2 years old 

  • Preschool for 3- to 5-year-old children

  • Head Start program for kids who qualify

  • After-School program for students 5 to 12 years old

Teachers at the Lufkin Child Development Center

Our teachers love working with children. They invest into the early development and academic foundations for your child. In addition to state-required background checks on staff, Buckner provides an additional layer of background reviews to ensure the safety of children in its programs. ​Learn more about current job openings at the Mary Jo Gorden Child Development Center.

Lufkin Child Care Facility Curriculum 

Our child care facility follows the Frog Street curriculum and DIG for its pre-K program in Lufkin. Teachers are required to complete ongoing training. 

Contact Us

If you'd like more information on childcare services or employment options at the Child Development Center, please fill out this form and click 'Submit'. Or, call us at 936-634-3395.