Early Learning Center

Let us help bring out the brilliance in your child!

Enroll Today

Early Learning Center

Let us help bring out the brilliance in your child!

Enroll Today

Lil Brilliant Mindz Early Learning Center is a 4-star childcare facility under the Great Start to Quality program and a recipient of the 2016 Motor City Match award.  

 The mission of LBMELC is to provide safe, affordable, and quality child care for the surrounding communities. In doing so, we support families in their efforts to work and/or attend school.

Our Curriculum

The HighScope Curriculum is uniquely designed to provide a rich academic foundation while promoting independence, decision making, cooperation, creativity, and problem solving in young children. How? The HighScope Curriculum includes learning objectives, effective adult interaction strategies, and assessment measures that help programs ensure a high-quality experience for all learners.

Matrix Head Start is an integral part of the community and in the lives of children and families. It is a federally funded, comprehensive program serving low-income children zero to five years of age, special needs children and their families, pregnant teens adults. The focus is on parents in order to empower them to provide for themselves and their families while preparing for the future.

Our Programs

Free Early Head-Start 


Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM 

Our Early Head start program provides families with flexible and convenient full-day/full-year services. Through the Help Me Grow Michigan partnership, we have access to resources to provide the comprehensive services needed to support better outcomes for the Nations most vulnerable children. This is a free program for children ages 6 weeks-3 years of age.




Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM 

Before care 6:00 AM – 8:00 AM

After care 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Evening and weekend care available by special request.


(In Diapers) $275 pr/Week

(Potty Trained) $250* pr/Week

*Pull up and wipes included

Before Care  $75 weekly

After Care  $75 weekly

$50 Discount if enroll in both before/after care

DHS subsidy  co-pay  $50 weekly (if all hours are not covered)


Our preschool program is filled with investigation, exploration, and discovery, where active and enthusiastic children can refine and expand their skills and knowledge. Through intentional teaching practices, purposefully-designed learning environments, and enriched activities, teachers ensure preschoolers ages 3-5 have joyful, appropriate, and meaningful learning experiences that lead to success in school and in life.


Get in touch

Contact Us

11457 Shoemaker, Detroit, MI 48213

Phone: (313)924-8130


Office Hours

Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Care Hours

Before Care 6:00 AM – 8:00 AM

After Care 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Programs 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

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