Information for Parents about White Plains NY Child Care

Operational Guidelines for Preschools, Daycare and Child Care in White Plains NY

Generally, before starting in a White Plains 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 White Plains 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 White Plains 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 White Plains 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 White Plains 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 White Plains 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 White Plains 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 White Plains 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 White Plains NY will encourage you to check on your child's progress, so feel free to do so!
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Lipton Corporate Child Care Center 
(914) 696-1522
4 Gannett Drive, White Plains, NY  10604
Parents are welcome to volunteer to help with special school events and outings, for example, a Thanksgiving feast, or field trips. Many White Plains 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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John A. Coleman School 
(914) 597-4055
317 North street, White Plains, NY  10605
There are many ways a parent can search for child care in White Plains 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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United Pre-School Center 
(914) 946-4781
456 North Street, White Plains, NY  10605
Most White Plains child care centers require an upfront, non-refundable registration fee for your child to be enrolled. In addition there may be a re-enrollment fee each year. Often there are sibling discounts available for multiple children. ...
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Preschools in White Plains NY
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