Children's Center




The Hostos Community College Children's Center, Inc. (The Center) is a privately incorporated, campus-based childcare center offering quality childcare to the children of Hostos Community College students.

The Center is licensed by the New York City Department of Health and undergoes a periodic comprehensive inspection and all Center employees must fulfill all clearance requirements.

Eligibility:
Parents / Legal guardians must be matriculated students of Hostos Community College. CLIP students are welcomed however priority is given to the HCC student parents.

Children must be 2-4 years of age and children 3-4 must be toilet trained.

Registration:
Registration is scheduled prior to each semester. Registration for new student parents will be done on first come first served basis and will close when all slots are filled. A registration fee* and an advanced payment fee must be paid at the time of registration.

*The registration fee is nonrefundable.

Childcare fees:
Fees are subsidized and based on the amount of hours per day.

Programs:
The Center's programs follow a child-centered philosophy that focuses on children and their personal developmental needs.

Toddler / Pre-School (2-3 year olds): Children engage in activities that help to develop their social, physical, cognitive and language development.

Universal Pre-Kindergarten (4 year olds only): In collaboration with the Department of Education and District 7 the program focuses on developing the skills necessary for Kindergarten.

Eligibility requirements, registration process and fees are subject to change.

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For further information contact, Ms. Martinez, Family Outreach Coordinator, or stop by The Children's Center in Room A-109.
Contact Information:
P:  718-518-4176
F:  718-518-4173
Email: pmartinez@hostos.cuny.edu or childrenscenter@hostos.cuny.edu
 
Hours of operation:

Toddler / Pre-School Programs
Monday – Thursday: 7:50am-5:00pm
Friday: 7:50am-2:00pm

Universal Pre-Kindergarten
Monday-Friday: 9:00am-11:30am

Center office hours:
Monday-Thursday: 7:50am-5:00pm
Friday: 7:50am-4:00pm

 

Hostos Community College Children’s Center, Inc.