New Families


How to Become Part of the TIES TOTS family:

Step 1: Reach out! Give us a call, email us, or stop by to have your questions answered.

(215) 387-5230

Step 2: Submit Application Paperwork along with your child's supporting documents (button below).

Step 3: Once we receive your application, a member of our team will reach out to schedule an enrollment appointment with our director. This is a critical step in our registration process. It helps us get to know you and your child, and it helps both you, the parent, and us, TIES TOTS team, decide if TIES is the right fit for your child and family.


Philadelphia Residents:

We are a PHL PREK provider. PHL PREK funds quality pre-k throughout the city.  All children who are 3 or 4 by September 1st are eligible. There are no income requirements for participation in the program.

♦ PHL PREK Application: PHL PREK

♦ Toddler & Preschool: Tots Fee Scale

♦ Before / Afterschool Fees: Extended Care Fees

Financial Aid

The state and federal governments have made funding available to assist qualifying low income families pay for their child care fees through the subsidized child care program. Find out if you are eligible.


The health and safety of our children, our families, and our staff are critically important to us. The policies and procedures in place at Ties Tots adhere to both the Philadelphia Department of Health's guidelines for childcare centers and schools as well as the CDC's guidance.  For more information, please visit:

Philadelphia Department of Health: Covid-19 Guidance

CDC Guidance For Childcare Programs

TIES TOTS Covid Plan