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York College Child and Family Center

York College Child and Family Center

The York College Child and Family Center, located on the site of the former St. Monica's church, provides quality child care and early education program for children of York College Students, Faculty, and Staff.

However, due to the COVID19 pandemic, visitors are prohibited at this time.

 Loading Mission and Goals

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Our Services Include

  • Flexible Scheduling will be offered to parents using their class schedules as a basis for their child's enrollment. Flexible scheduling allows parents to only register their child/children for the days and hours needed for class, work-study, fieldwork, or studying.
  • Professional Staff consisting of certified teachers, assistant teachers, and aides. Our center offers an early childhood education program in a homelike, multicultural environment. Our teachers plan developmentally appropriate activities, that stimulate the intellectual and creative abilities of each individual child while enhancing other developmental skills. 
  • A Resource for the College Community: The Child and Family Center is an integral part of the academic community.   It serves as a work-study, fieldwork, and observation site for interns from various academic departments.   The child care center is directly connected to student parent academic success and graduation. 

Further information

  • The center will operate in - person Monday through Thursday from 8 am to 4 pm, and remotely on Fridays.  For Spring 2021, the child care center will offer NO COST remote learning and blended learning schedules which are both in-person and remote.  The Center is licensed by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

  • The center will follow the York College COVID 19 re-opening plan for fall and spring semesters until further notice.
  • Enrollment in the center is available for York College students and Faculty/Staff children, 6 months – 4 years of age.  Faculty/Staff child care is a first-come-first-serve basis.

  • Children are registered in accordance with the parents’ class or work schedule. The center does not provide emergency care, drop - off, or babysitting services.

  • The center will follow the York College calendar during the spring and fall semesters.

York College Child and Family Center

94-12 160th Street,
Jamaica, NY 11451
Tel: 718-262-2930
Email: yccfc@york.cuny.edu
On the site of the former St. Monica's church

Charlene Dertinger, Director
York College Child and Family Center, Inc.
cdertinger@york.cuny.edu