In July of 2008, Bakersville Child Development Center underwent a change of ownership. The center is now operated by Intermountian Children Services, Inc. This is a non-profit organization, providing trained staff who will give quality care to preschool children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old. The center also operates an after school program for children 5 years to 12 years old. The child development center is located in Bakersville, North Carolina. This center uses the creative curriclum for all ages, as well as offers lots of hands on experiances, provides a safe, positive, and supportive learning environment for the children. Children are involved with activities from the community, and parent involvement is greatly supported.