Information for Parents about Stamford CT Child Care

Operational Guidelines for Preschools, Daycare and Child Care in Stamford CT

Generally, before starting in a Stamford 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 Stamford CT, 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 Stamford 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 Stamford CT. 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 Stamford CT, 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 Stamford 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 Stamford CT, 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 Stamford 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 Stamford CT will encourage you to check on your child's progress, so feel free to do so!
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Mother's Little Helper Nursery Preschool 
(203) 323-6617
126 Richmond Hill Avenue, Stamford, CT  06902
Parents are welcome to bring cereal or other simple breakfast food for their child/children at many Stamford child care facilities and preschools; often they will gladly provide milk and a helping hand. ...
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Southfield Head Start Child Care Center 
(203) 324-5199
56 Putnam Lane, Stamford, CT  06902
Some centers offer potty training, however an extra fee may be involved. For local Stamford 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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Tender Loving Care Academy 
(203) 356-9813
256 Strawberry Hill Avenue, Stamford, CT  06902
Childcare programs in Stamford 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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Roxbury Community Nursery School 
(203) 968-0768
350 Roxbury Road, Stamford, CT  06902
Some providers of child care in Stamford require a minimum level of parent involvement including volunteering at activities or help with special events. This is often a great way to meet other parents as well as enrich your child's learning experience. ...
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Baby Cottage 
(203) 329-7666
1109 Newfield Avenue, Stamford, CT  06905
School age after school programs offer many opportunities for children to connect with others. When looking for child care in Stamford, parents should consider what sort of support is provided through after school programs at some daycare facilities and preschools. ...
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Dixon Mary A Day Care Center 
(203) 324-7334
29 Grove Street, Stamford, CT  06901
Childcare centers in Stamford 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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Coretta King Day Care Center 
(203) 327-6590
977 Hope Street, Stamford, CT  06907
Many providers of child care in Stamford offer flexible before and after school care options for busy parents. Local preschools and daycare centers will have their own guidelines for drop-off and pickup. ...
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All About Kids 
(203) 323-4569
115 Waterbury Avenue, Stamford, CT  06902
Childcare programs in Stamford 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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Lathon Wider Child Development Center 
(203) 323-3286
137 Henry Street, Stamford, CT  06902
Many providers of child care in Stamford offer flexible before and after school care options for busy parents. Local preschools and daycare centers will have their own guidelines for drop-off and pickup. ...
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Brookdale Nursery School 
(203) 329-9945
20 Brookdale Road, Stamford, CT  06903
Many Stamford child care and daycare centers provide after school age care options. These programs can be very beneficial for assisting children to complete their homework and have great social interaction as well as physical exercise activities. ...
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Titan Tots Preschool Day Nursery 
(203) 961-9211
126 Hamilton Avenue, Stamford, CT  06902
For child care in Stamford parents should always visit the center, preferably with your child before making a choice. In most cases you should call ahead to schedule a tour and to meet the directors and staff. ...
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St Ann's Nursery School 
(203) 348-5675
111 West North Street, Stamford, CT  06902
For child care in Stamford parents should always visit the center, preferably with your child before making a choice. In most cases you should call ahead to schedule a tour and to meet the directors and staff. ...
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