Basic Information and Tuition Rates

FEELC is a North Carolina 5-star licensed child care center.

FEELC is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

FEELC is a not-for profit center located on the NIEHS/EPA campus, open to the public.


FEELC Bi-Weekly Tuition Rates (Effective May 24, 2019)*

                       With Federal Discount                     Non-Federal Rate

Infant                         $699                                               $784

Toddler                       $649                                              $740

Middler                       $580                                              $662

Preschool/Pre-K         $550                                              $638

* Tuition includes diapers, wipes, formula, sunscreen, meals (breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snack).

Aftercare is available as an add-on option as space in the program is available.

Aftercare is from 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily, and is an additional $75 every four weeks.


FEELC Executive Director: Elizabeth Lake

919-541-1461 (office)

919-235-2673 (cell)

Wait List Information:


The average wait period can vary.  Once we receive your wait list form and registration fee we will do our best to give an estimated wait time. For more wait list information and to register for the FE wait list, please download the Wait List Registration Form (PDF). More information on our enrollment policies and procedures can be found in the Parent Handbook Enrollment Polices & Procedures section.

It is recommended that you look for alternative child care options for a back-up plan.  One source of information is the North Carolina State Division of Child Development Child Care Facility Search website:

Please contact Beth Lake and Heather Ray for information about the wait list at and Cc:

Visiting our center:

If you would like to set up a tour of FEELC, please contact Kim Graper at and Cc:

Helpful Documents: 

Last updated: 6/10/2019