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Do you want to build a strong foundation for your child’s future?
We believe that play, within the context of healthy relationships, is the primary way children grow into happy, productive students ready for a lifetime of learning.

At our Early Learning Center, we encourage playful interactions with sensitive adults and their peers in an enriching environment. We empower children to learn about the world, themselves, and others. Read more about our programs below.

We Have Limited Space Available for Infant, Toddler, and Preschool Classrooms

Infant Child Care

We understand that choosing someone to care for your baby is an important and often difficult decision. You want to know your baby is safe, loved, and nurtured.

Our nationally-accredited Infant Program offers spacious classrooms, well-trained staff, and a comprehensive support system for families. Our goal is to give you and your baby what you need to grow and flourish.

Toddler Child Care

Your toddler deserves a stimulating environment that can help them develop self-awareness, independence, and communication skills.

Our Toddler Program employs low teacher-child ratios to allow individualized attention, bright, expansive rooms to encourage active and creative play, climbing lofts to build strong bodies and adventurous minds, and child-sized toilets to facilitate potty training.

Preschool & Pre-K

We help your child achieve developmental milestones for kindergarten readiness and a lifetime of academic success.

Our Preschool and Pre-K Programs offer a stimulating environment where your child can develop interpersonal skills, self-esteem, and resiliency. By employing the Brazelton Touchpoints Approach, we cultivate your child’s unique development, behaviors, and strengths.

Reserve Your Spot Today

Do you have questions about enrolling your child? Please contact our ELC Team using the form below.

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    “Our daughter is loved and nurtured by teachers who care deeply about each child at the school. Many of them feel like family. Their play-based & touch points philosophy of early childhood development is really important to me and has really had a positive impact on our daughter.”

    – ALLISON P.



    Music & Singing


    Story Time

    Discovery Center

    Arts & Crafts


    Outdoor Activities

    Academic Prep

    Celebrating Over 100 Years of Early Learning Success

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    Contact Us:

    492 Waltham Street
    Newton, MA 02465
    Tel: (617) 969-5906
    Fax: (617) 964-3975

    Our Mission:

    As we have for over 100 years, Family ACCESS empowers and strengthens families and the community by providing programs that nurture child development, promote effective parenting skills and supports working parents. Our new name reminds us of the doors that open, and the rich journeys that result, when children and families have access to the very best education-based resources and programs.

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