Henry Street's two Early Childhood Centers provide a warm and safe environment that supports and enhances the social, physical, intellectual, creative and emotional development of young children. Teachers implement the Creative Curriculum, which fosters the development of a positive self-concept and cognitive skills, with a focus on the creative process, integrating music, movement, drama, and arts and crafts. Both centers are licensed by the New York City Department of Health and meet the requirements of all regulatory agencies.
Henry Street Settlement Day Care Center
Located at 301 Henry Street, this center cares for children between the ages of two and four. Services are available in English, Spanish and Chinese, and fees are charged on a sliding scale according to family income per the Agency for Child Development (ACD) guidelines. The center is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sandy Lo Kwok serves as the Assistant Director.
Children in Universal Pre-K receive educational enrichment and instruction to prepare them to succeed in kindergarten and beyond. Our teachers speak English, Cantonese, Mandarin and Spanish. Universal Pre-K hours are 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. Full Day Care Center hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
For more information or to enroll, call 212.253.1436 or stop by 301 Henry Street.
Henry Street Settlement Urban Family School
The Urban Family School provides full-day childcare services for children who reside in the Urban Family Center, Henry Street's temporary shelter for homeless families, and the immediate community. Funded by the Administration for Children's Services (ACS), the school strives to ease the impact of homelessness with a range of therapeutic, educational and enrichment activities.
The Family School also has a limited number of slots available for members of the community, including residents of the Baruch, Wald and Riis Houses.