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Moline Center

Moline P & J Tender Care The Moline P & J Tender Care Center is located at 4544 3rd Street, Moline, IL 61265 and provides licensed preschool and child care services to 69 children 6 weeks to 6 years of age (Infants, Mobile Infants, Toddlers, Two's and Pre-K). Our programs include:


P & J Tender Care partners with the Rock Island County Regional Office of Education to provide enhanced preschool classes taught by licensed teachers.


The Creative Curriculum® is the project-based curriculum utilized by the centers. The curriculum promotes the social, emotional, cognitive, physical and language skills of children through hands on learning experiences.


We have working relationships with various agencies across the Quad Cities to offer training and referral services for families.

Health and Safety

Our staff are trained in First Aid and CPR.

Quality Standards

Both of our P & J Tender Care locations have received their Star Level 2 rating from the State of Illinois. Classroom curriculum and lessons follow Illinois Early Learning Standards.


We provide healthy breakfasts, lunches and afternoon snacks. Food allergies and special dietary needs are addressed on an individual basis.

Our Location

Moline, IL Center Map
The Moline Center
Executive Director/Owner: Paquita Richardson
4544 3rd Street
Moline, IL 61265

Phone: (309) 764-6908
Fax: (309) 764-7143

Hours: Monday through Friday
6:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
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