Information for Parents about Rochester NY Child Care

Operational Guidelines for Preschools, Daycare and Child Care in Rochester NY

Generally, before starting in a Rochester child care program, parents must complete all paperwork and submit it prior or on the child's first day. Sometimes a Physicians Report may take longer to obtain, and a grace period (e.g. 30 days) may be provided if extra time is needed to arrange a doctor's appointment. The doctor's report will typically identify completed vaccinations, allergies and any conditions that will require special handling. For daycare and child care in Rochester NY, if these forms are not completed it may result in your child's enrollment being suspended. It is important that parents keep their information up to date at the local Rochester child care office. If you move, change jobs, or phone numbers, or if your emergency contacts should change phone numbers, please let the preschool office know. Parents should review their authorized pick up lists to ensure that it is current in the event that you send someone to pick up your child from preschools or child care in Rochester NY. Even if you send someone to pick up your child, you will have to call the daycare center even if that person is on your child's emergency pick up list.To get your child off to a great start at a daycare in Rochester NY, talk to your child about daycare and all the great things to look forward to. Tell him or her about the wonderful things they are going to explore. Children often enjoy being able to go to the store for a lunchbox and school bag before school begins. Many Rochester daycare centers will offer opportunities for your child to visit before your child starts. Tell your child the teacher's name and remind her/him that you will be coming to pick them up at the end of the day. Separation is natural and affects different children in different ways. For providers of childcare in Rochester NY, on your child's first two days of daycare, plan to have your child leave earlier than their normal schedule. Several hours can be a very long time to a child in a new situation. Most Rochester child care centers will allow you to make arrangements so that you can spend time in the classroom with them. When it is time to leave, please give your child a clear goodbye. The teachers will take over and engage your child and start developing a relationship and comforting them. Also many daycares in Rochester NY will encourage you to check on your child's progress, so feel free to do so!
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Wilson Commencement Park Early Learning Center 
(585) 263-7935
251 Joseph Avenue, Rochester, NY  14605
A large number of Rochester child care providers, preschools and daycare centers will provide morning and afternoon snacks which vary between any combination of fruit, veggies, milk, graham crackers, juice, muffins, cheese, and other nutritional foods. ...
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Trinity Lamb Pre-School 
(585) 225-8026
3450 Ridge Road West, Rochester, NY  14626
Infant child care in Rochester can be a great alternative for working parents. Some providers offer care for infants as early as six weeks of age and offer both full and half day infant care programs. ...
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Messiah Lutheran Church ELCA & Nursery School 
(585) 865-5108
4301 Mount Read Boulevard, Rochester, NY  14616
Childcare programs in Rochester are designed to connect with each child on many levels. The foundation of a child's learning is not only preparation for kindergarten, but also for life. Many strive to balance a school program with age appropriate play, teacher support and environment. ...
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Rochester Museum & Science Center Preschool 
(585) 697-1949
657 East Avenue, Rochester, NY  14607
For low income families looking for child care in Rochester there are government sponsored or subsidized programs available at some preschools and daycare facilities. You can check directly with the center or go to your State Government resources to find local providers. ...
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Care-a-lot Child Care 
(585) 723-0050
100 Pinewild Drive, Rochester, NY  14606
Infant child care in Rochester can be a great alternative for working parents. Some providers offer care for infants as early as six weeks of age and offer both full and half day infant care programs. ...
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Family Place Preschool & Daycare 
(585) 458-4100
426 Lyell Avenue, Rochester, NY  14606
Childcare centers in Rochester often provide a combined curriculum of developmental, play based, and teacher led learning approaches. They are primarily theme based, with an emphasis on play based learning and building a fun and meaningful curriculum around it. ...
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New Day Christian Preschool Park Ridge Church 
(585) 227-0990
10 Straub Road, Rochester, NY  14626
Most preschools and daycare centers that provide child care in Rochester have an open door policy and invite parents to stop by any time. There are usually a number of opportunities for parents either to attend special events, or volunteer to help by donating time, talent and/or a snack or dish to ongoing school events. ...
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East Henrietta Road Community Day Care Center 
(585) 271-4430
285 East Henrietta Road, Rochester, NY  14620
A nutritious breakfast, snack and lunch each day that includes lots of fresh fruit and vegetables may be provided by some local preschools and child care facilities. Some even provide homemade meals. ...
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Loving Touch 
(585) 429-5110
395 Spencerport Road, Rochester, NY  14606
When you contact or visit a child care in Rochester please keep in mind that the busiest time of the day are early morning, lunch/nap time and end of day. Call ahead to schedule a visit time. ...
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Tiny Talents Learning Center 
(585) 663-0052
3177 Latta Road, Rochester, NY  14612
Most Rochester child care centers provide hands-on, developmentally appropriate programs that foster a child's development in the areas of physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and language. This is particularly important to encourage children to become active learners. ...
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Bubbles Day Care Center 
(585) 342-2040
635 Jay Street, Rochester, NY  14611
Some centers offer potty training, however an extra fee may be involved. For local Rochester child care centers, parents should ask about potty training requirements and whether children who are not potty-trained will be accommodated. ...
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Asbury Day Care Center 
(585) 461-2920
1050 East Avenue, Rochester, NY  14607
School age after school programs offer many opportunities for children to connect with others. When looking for child care in Rochester, parents should consider what sort of support is provided through after school programs at some daycare facilities and preschools. ...
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