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Child Care

The following day-care and preschool programs are located in the area.  Programs generally enroll students in October for the following school year and fill quickly, so EARLY action is recommended.  Many programs offer tuition assistance and scholarships. Please note that programs are subject to change and may be different from what is noted below.  For current program details, please contact the centers directly.

Adults and Children in Trust (A.C.T.)
1047 Amsterdam Avenue @ 112th Street (212-316-7530)
Ages 13 mos. to 13 yrs, classes only.  Summer camp is 3 to13 yrs, Full-time.

Bank Street Family Center
610 West 112th Street (212-875-4414)
Ages 6 mos. to 4 yrs.

Barnard Center for Toddler Development
3009 Broadway (212-854-8271)
Ages 19 mos. to 36 mos. Part-time.

Basic Trust/Toddler Center
225 W. 99th Street (212-222-6602)
Ages 3 mos. to 5 yrs. Full-time for entire week or portion of a week.

Bloomingdale Family Program
125 W.109th Street (212-663-4067)
Ages 3 to 4 yrs. Full and Part-time.

Broadway Presbyterian Church Nursery School
601 W. 114th St. (212-663-5746)
Ages 2 yrs., 9 mos. to 5 yrs. Part-time 9 AM to 12:30 PM, option of extra 2 hrs. (until 2:30 PM) or early drop-off at 8:15 AM.
Center for Infants and Parents, TC
525 W. 120th Street (212-678-3013).
Ages 6 weeks to 5 yrs. Full and part-time.

Center for Toddlers and Parents, TC
(212-678-3970)
Ages 2.5 to 4 yrs. Full and Part-time.

Children’s Learning Center
90 LaSalle Street (212-663-9318).
Ages 6 mos. to 5 yrs. Full and Part-time.
Columbia Greenhouse Nursery School & Kindergarten
424 W.116th Street (212-666-4796)
Part-time programs for children ages 2 to 5 yrs.

Columbus Park West Nursery
100 W. 94th Street (212-866-1567)
Ages 2.5 to 5 yrs.  Part-time mornings (9 AM to 12 PM or 9 AM to 1 PM)  Special: Mon, Tues, Thurs program for 2 yr. olds.

The Family Annex Childcare/Nursery School
560 W. 113th Street (212-749-3271)
Ages 18 mos. to 5 yrs.

Grant Day Care Center
1299 Amsterdam Avenue @ 125th Street (212-666-6000)
Ages 2.5 to 5 yrs. Full-time and 6 to 9 yrs. Part-time.

Harbor Morningside Children’s Center
311 W. 120th Street (212-864-0400)
Ages 2 to 10 yrs. Pre-school is full-time and after-school is part-time.

Hollingworth Preschool Box
170, Teachers College (212-678-3851)
Ages 3 yrs to 4 yrs.
3 yrs. - 8:30 to 11:30 AM, with 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM option.
4 yrs. - 11:45 AM to 4:00 PM.

The Medical Center Nursery School (Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center)
60 Haven Avenue (212-304-7040)
Ages 2 yrs to 6 yrs. Full and Part-time.

The Nursery Infant Toddler Center
130 Fort Washington Avenue @ 165th Street (212-740-4455)
Ages 2 mos. to 5 yrs. Full-time only.

Purple Circle Day Care Center
251 W. 100th Street, 4th Floor (212-866-9193)
Ages 2 to 5 yrs. Part and Full-time.

Red Balloon Day Care Center
560 Riverside Drive (Phone: 212-663-9006; Fax: 212-932-0190)
Ages 2 to 5 yrs. Part and Full-time.

The Riverside Church Weekday School
490 Riverside Drive (212-749-7155)
Ages 2.5 to 6 years. Part and Full-time September through May; Summer sessions available.

St. Hilda’s and St.Hugh’s
619 W.114th Street (212-932-1980)
An Episcopal school for children. Part-time program for ages 2 yrs to 2 yrs./10 mos. Full and Part-time nursery school program. Other Full-time programs through the 8th grade. Also after school and summer programs.

Tompkins Hall Nursery School
21 Claremont Avenue (212-666-3340)
Ages 15 mos. to 4 yrs. Full and Part-time. Tuition is lowered for parents who work as staff assistants.

Washington Heights Child Care Center
610-614 W. 175th Street (212-781-2472 or 212-781-6910)
Ages 2yrs./9 mos., 4 yrs. and 5 yrs. Full and Part-time.
After school 2 to 6 PM.

West End Collegiate Playschool
Mailing: 368 West End Avenue NYC, 10024
Location: 245 W. 77th Street (212-787-1566)
Ages 3 yrs. (9 to 11:45 AM) and 4 yrs. (12:45 to 3:30 PM)

West Side Cooperative Preschool
165 W. 105th Street (212-749-4635)
Ages 2 yrs./9 mos. to 4 yrs./10 mos.
Full-time - 9 AM to 3:30 PM. Part-time - 9 AM to 1 PM.

Yaldaynu Preschool
251 W. 100th Street, 3rd floor (212-866-4993)
Ages 2, 3 and 4 yrs. 2 yrs. - 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM. 3 and 4 yrs. - 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM.

Contact Human Resources for further information on child care.