1968: Ebenezer Child Care Centers opens its first location at 36th and National Ave.
1981: Ebenezer Child Care Centers launches a second site located at 29th and Greenfield Avenue.
1983: Ebenezer Child Care Centers at the request of Milwaukee Public Schools, launches a new program at South Division High School specifically targeted at caring for children of teen parents.
1986: Ebenezer Child Care Centers Downtown Milwaukee location at 340 W. St. Paul Ave. opens.
1994: Ebenezer Child Care Centers begins providing Before- and After School Care for the elementary school children at Greenfield Public Schools. The Tannery Center in Walkers Point also opened.
1995: Ebenezer began operating Lady Pitts, a teen parent program in MPS’s Custer High School and a program at Washington High School to help teen parents through the challenges of completing high school while raising a child.
1995: Ebenezer opens on new Wauwatosa location in the UnitedHealth Group building which provides on-site child care for UnitedHealth Group employees and the community.
1995: Downtown and Southside achieve NAEYC Accreditation.
1997: One of the Greenfield sites achieves NAEYC Accreditation.
1999: Three of the Greenfield sites, Lady Pitts and UnitedHealth Group achieve NAEYC Accreditation.
2000: Before and After School program begins at Milwaukee Academy of Science School. In September, Downtown and Southside are awarded Centers of Excellence.
2004: Ebenezer builds its first center at 220 W. Forest Hill Ave. in Oak Creek.
2009: Ebenezer acquires a Child Care Center in Mequon.
2010: Ebenezer expands our care into the community through partnerships with Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, COGGS, and Maximus to provide care to families on a drop-in basis.
2011: Ebenezer’s Downtown, Southside, Oak Creek and Wauwatosa centers are awarded Accreditation by the National Accreditation Commission for Early Care and Education Programs (NAC). They have continued to be awarded this accreditation every 3 years since then.
2017: Ebenezer moves its Wauwatosa center to 1136 S. 108th Street on the West Allis/Wauwatosa border to accommodate more children.
2020: Our Southside Center and main office were forced to close due to a re-development of the School Sisters of St. Francis Convent where we leased space from. Ebenezer’s main office moved in November 2020 above its West Allis/Wauwatosa Center. Its address is1138 S. 10th Street, West Allis, WI 53214.
Currently we have three NAC accredited and Youngstar 5-star centers located in Downtown Milwaukee, Oak Creek, and West Allis/Wauwatosa.
Ebenezer is open to any family interested in enrolling their child(ren) ages four weeks through 12 years. Ebenezer does not discriminate against or give preference to any person because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, arrest record, conviction record; military or veteran’s status, use or nonuse of lawful products off Ebenezer’s premises during non-working hours, or any other illegally discriminatory basis, to the extent prohibited by State or Federal law.