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Friends Center for Children provides early childhood care and education for children ages 3 months to 5 years. Our year-round fulltime program provides a child-centered learning experience, values-based curriculum and a community of care that includes skilled and dedicated educators, parent/caregiver co-op and involvement, and a comprehensive emotional wellbeing program.


We’re building great things at Friends Center… 
including a new website!

In the meantime, we’ve created this temporary site to give you a glimpse of our community,
and so we can keep in touch. Please use the links below to apply, give or contact us.
And if you have any questions, please give us a call. 203.468.1966

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See some of the wonderful places and faces of our Friends Center community

Friends Center for Children

227 East Grand Avenue
New Haven, CT 06513
203.468.1966