School Age Fun & Enrichment

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School Age Fun & Enrichment

School Age Fun & Enrichment (SAFE) Program is a self-funded, licensed child care program for K-5 students. Supervised by a caring and attentive staff, SAFE child care provides before- and after-school care at all three elementary buildings.

Before and after school care is available at the following times:

  • Opens at 6:30 AM

  • Closes at 6:00 PM

  • Available half days 

2022-23 Registration


  • Before & after school care 6:30 AM until the start of school & end of school to 6:00 PM

  • $25 registration fee 

  • Flexible drop in care - $4 per hour, only charged when your student attends

  • Located inside Cooper, Gilkey & Starr Elementary Schools

  • Available on no school days, snow days & half days.  

  • Closed for Labor Day (Friday & Monday), Thanksgiving break, Christmas break, mid-winter break & spring break

Waiting List Registration Link:


SAFE Program Questions

Have questions or need additional information?  We'd love to help! Please contact our SAFE/Plainwell Corner Director, Katie Nyberg at 269-685-3103 or by email at

Billing Questions

Have a billing question? Please contact Kim Hyames, Billing Coordinator, at 269-685-3103 or by email at

SAFE Parent Portal

Have a current student? 

Upon registering for Plainwell Corners, you will be invited to create a parent portal account through procare.  You can access your account using the mobile app (available in the AppStore & Google Play) or at

Forms & Handbooks

Contact us

Please contact the SAFE & Plainwell Corners Office at 269-685-3103. You can also contact the individual school buildings at:

  • Cooper SAFE - 269-345-8580

  • Starr SAFE- 269-685-1442

  • Gilkey SAFE- 269-685-5887

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