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
There are many ways a parent can search for child care in Stamford including finding daycare centers or preschools that are close to work, school or home. Be sure to ask about parking at the center. ...
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William Pitt Child Development Center 
(203) 967-6960
195 Hillandale Avenue, Stamford, CT  06902
When you contact or visit a child care in Stamford 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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Lathon Wider Child Development Center 
(203) 323-3286
137 Henry Street, 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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Brookdale Nursery School 
(203) 329-9945
20 Brookdale Road, Stamford, CT  06903
For low income families looking for child care in Stamford 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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All About Kids 
(203) 323-4569
115 Waterbury Avenue, Stamford, CT  06902
Infant child care in Stamford 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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Coretta King Day Care Center 
(203) 327-6590
977 Hope Street, Stamford, CT  06907
Summer camps are often a great way for kids to spend their summer breaks. Many local preschools and daycare centers that provide child care in Stamford will have well-organized camps with appropriate adult supervision. ...
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Baby Cottage 
(203) 329-7666
1109 Newfield Avenue, Stamford, CT  06905
For low income families looking for child care in Stamford 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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St Ann's Nursery School 
(203) 348-5675
111 West North 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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Roxbury Community Nursery School 
(203) 968-0768
350 Roxbury Road, Stamford, CT  06902
Summer camps are often a great way for kids to spend their summer breaks. Many local preschools and daycare centers that provide child care in Stamford will have well-organized camps with appropriate adult supervision. ...
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Southfield Head Start Child Care Center 
(203) 324-5199
56 Putnam Lane, Stamford, CT  06902
When seeking child care in Stamford you should ensure that the provider is licensed and will provide the license number. Preschools are licensed for a specific capacity. ...
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Titan Tots Preschool Day Nursery 
(203) 961-9211
126 Hamilton Avenue, Stamford, CT  06902
For child care in Stamford on your child's first two days 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. ...
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Creative Care Child Center 
(203) 359-2220
1231 Washington Boulevard, Stamford, CT  06902
Parents are welcome to volunteer to help with special school events and outings, for example, a Thanksgiving feast, or field trips. Many Stamford childcare providers, preschools and daycare centers support an open door policy, and invite parents to drop in any time to observe. ...
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