Information for Parents about Stamford CT Child Care

Selecting Local Stamford Child Care Centers, Preschools and Daycare

Providers of child care in Stamford CT encourage you to visit the preschool by scheduling a tour. Prepare a list of questions ahead of time and include items such as: philosophy and learning approach, classroom size, hours and schedules, admissions process, meals provided, parent participation requirements, daycare program information, fees and tuition. If the child care in Stamford CT already has a 2-page profile with ChildCare Smiles then you will be able to review and print most of this information ahead of time, including preschool photos. This will then enable you to focus on the visual aspects, interactions with the Director and teachers, and general feelings about the daycare when you visit. An important consideration when visiting a Stamford child care facility is to ensure that your child will be receiving a well-organized and challenging curriculum, a warm, safe and clean environment, and teachers who are experienced and ideally have long tenure. When you visit a Stamford child care center don't forget to take your child with you and observe how he/she reacts in this new environment. Also, take the time to observe how the other children interact with each other and the teachers. A happy school is a healthy school for daycare children and staff at Stamford daycare centers. Daycare facilities are noisy, high energy places and a typical day requires a child to be at 100% capacity. When children are not feeling well and struggling to keep up, the school environment can be overwhelming for them. For this reason, centers that provide child care in Stamford CT will have guidelines for parents to follow in determining if a child is too sick for school. In the event that your child becomes ill, Stamford childcare centers will require you or your designated emergency contacts to pick up your child within a specified time period e.g. 30 minutes. Although daycare centers in Stamford CT recognize that picking up your child during the day may create a hardship, it is in the child's best interest. Stamford daycare centers also recommend that if your child is ill, then please keep them home until they are no longer contagious and are able to actively participate at school, inside and out.
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Mountain Top Day Care Center 
(203) 348-5605
40 Stillwater Avenue, Stamford, CT  06902
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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Southfield Head Start Child Care Center 
(203) 324-5199
56 Putnam Lane, 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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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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Brookdale Nursery School 
(203) 329-9945
20 Brookdale Road, Stamford, CT  06903
A large number of Stamford 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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Coretta King Day Care Center 
(203) 327-6590
977 Hope Street, Stamford, CT  06907
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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Tender Loving Care Academy 
(203) 356-9813
256 Strawberry Hill 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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William Pitt Child Development Center 
(203) 967-6960
195 Hillandale Avenue, Stamford, CT  06902
For child care in Stamford it is important to ensure that your child will be receiving an organized and challenging curriculum, a warm, clean and safe environment, and teachers who are experienced. ...
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Lathon Wider Child Development Center 
(203) 323-3286
137 Henry Street, 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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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
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
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
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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