East Toledo Family Center

Children 3-5 years old


The East Toledo Family Center offers a high quality preschool program for children ages 3-5. All preschool classrooms are offered at our main location at 1020 Varland Ave. Our program is licensed by the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services. We offer part day and full day classes and operate year round!

ETFC offers half day preschool classes for children ages 3, 4 and 5. Children MUST be toilet trained. The children are taught by early childhood professionals dedicated to preparing children to enter kindergarten. We partner with Head Start and ODJFS. Private pay also available.

For more information call Cheryl at 419-691-1429, ext. 210 or send an email to cheryla@etfc.org.

Supervised Visits

The Family Center provides a safe and wholesome atmosphere for parents to visit with their children. Scheduling must be done one week in advance and is based on the availability of the Family Center. All visits take place on site in a family friendly room with lots of activities. The cost per visitation is $20 per hour payable before a visit takes place. You may call Sandi at the Family Center to set up a visitation schedule.

Shots for Tots

Shots for Tots is held every 4th Tuesday of the month here at ETFC. There is a $10 fee per shot. Please bring all shot records and/or Medicaid Card. Call the Toledo Lucas County Health Department for information at 419-213-4121.

Navarre Park Health Center

The NPHC is operated by Neighborhood Health Association. The Clinic is located in the lower section of the ETFC. Services offered include pediatrics, women’s health & adult primary care. For an appointment, call 419-696-1515 or CLICK HERE to visit their website.


The WIC office here at ETFC is operated by the Toledo Lucas County Health Department. WIC helps income eligible pregnant and breastfeeding women, women who recently had a baby, infants and children up to five years of age who are at a health risk due to inadequate nutrition. the office is open Monday – Friday and can be reached at 419-693-1116.

Shelter House Rentals

Rent the East Toledo Activities Senior Center for a baby shower, graduation party or any other occasion. It is available Friday evenings and all day Saturday and Sunday.

Times and fees are as follows:

Rental Times
Friday: 5:30pm-12am (Midnight)
Saturday or Sunday: 9am-5pm or 5:30pm-12am (Midnight)
Saturday or Sunday: All Day 9am-12am (Midnight)

Rental Rates*
9am-5pm: Regular Rate $125/Holiday Rate $175
5:30pm-12am: Regular Rate $125/Holiday Rate $175
All Day: Regular Rate $200/Holiday Rate $325

*Plus a $100 deposit that will be returned by a company check within 14-21 business days after your rental date and the inspection of hall for damages and cleanliness.

Call the Senior Center today to schedule a rental at 419-691-2254.


HEAP assists low income households in paying their heating bills in the winter and summer months. The HEAP office is only open at ETFC from November 1 – March 31 and is by appointment only. Call 1-866-504-7392 to make an appointment.