Essex County Child Care Centers

Essex County childcare centers come in sizes, costs, and programs to fit all budgets and preferences. We know that parents are busy but that selecting the right daycare center or preschool is crucial. So we’ve gathered basic information for 507 child care centers in Essex County into a single location so that you are only a click away from basic information such as address, size, and licensing information that can help you refine your search. You can narrow down your search even further by selecting a zip code or a city from the list below. Need more assistance? Simply contact the child care referral agency or the licensing agency listed on the right!

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Top Childcare Centers in Essex County

Building Blocks University Early Childhood Enrichment

Building Blocks University Early Childhood Enrichment

Montclair, NJ 07042 | (973) 744-1200

Thank you for selecting Building Blocks as a caregiver for your child We are a center that serves infants, toddlers, Pre-School and Before and After Care for school age children. We also provide a Tot-Drop service during our regular operating hours a ...

Busy Bee Academy, Inc.

Busy Bee Academy, Inc.

Fairfield, NJ 07004 | (973) 882-8687

Busy Bee Academy is an early childhood program that provides a safe, healthy and nurturing atmosphere for children six weeks to five years old. We understand the importance of promoting the physical, social, emotional and intellectual development of ...

Buzzing Bees Learning Center LLC

Buzzing Bees Learning Center LLC

East Orange, NJ 07017 | (973) 676-2899

Buzzing Bees Learning Center provide developmentally appropriate programs with open-ended experiences that will allow each child to develop into a creative thinker. Classrooms have a variety of learning centers specifically designed to challenge ...

East Orange Child Development Center, Inc.

East Orange Child Development Center, Inc.

East Orange, NJ 07017 | (973) 676-1110

The East Orange Child Development Corporation primarily provides quality child care for children, families, and the community of East Orange. Our office locations are 682 Park Avenue and 50 Washington Street. We have classrooms at 50 Washington Ave., ...

Kiddie Academy of West Caldwell

Kiddie Academy of West Caldwell

West Caldwell, NJ 07006 | (973) 227-4382

Kiddie Academy of West Caldwell scheduled to open March 2014! Now Enrolling!! $200 Tuition credit if you enroll by March 31! The Kiddie Academy difference. Our curriculum, Life Essentials®, helps prepare children for school and for life! We rea ...

Lightbridge Academy of West Caldwell

Lightbridge Academy of West Caldwell

West Caldwell, NJ 07006 | (973) 882-1111

From the first ‘hello’ of the day, to the last ‘good-bye’, we want every child to feel safe, nurtured and excited to learn and grow with us, and for you to consider us a true partner in the development and education of your child. ...

Lil' Professors Academy

Lil' Professors Academy

Orange, NJ 07050 | (862) 520-4834

At Lil’ Professors Academy, we take advantage of the children’s formative years to introduce new skills and concepts. Because at this age, they can absorb so much and learn quickly, we know that every day will be productive. No time is wasted at ...

Love Laugh Learn - Academic Child Care

Love Laugh Learn - Academic Child Care

Cedar Grove, NJ 07009 | (973) 857-5683

Love Laugh Learn is a family-owned and operated academic child care located in Cedar Grove, New Jersey. Our daycare serves children ages 6 weeks to 6 years. We offer extended hours and a customized app for all of our parents to stay connected with th ...

The Children's Corner of West Essex

The Children's Corner of West Essex

Roseland, NJ 07068 | (973) 226-7300

Our Preschool is centrally located in Roseland with seven classrooms, a gymnasium, a large play yard with trees, and a library all located in a quiet residential neighborhood.  

Zadie's of the Oranges

Zadie's of the Oranges

East Orange, NJ 07018 | (973) 395-5100

We believe that the period of 6 weeks to 6 years provides the absolute best time for developing excellent learning and motor skills. Additionally, we believe that children may not always remember what they hear, but they remember how they were made t ...

Bright Start Early Learning Center

Bright Start Early Learning Center

Roseland, NJ 07068 | (973) 226-2886

Our mission is to provide age-appropriate learning for children from the ages of 2 « years to 5 years in a safe, happy, and nurturing environment. We will help each child develop a positive self-concept, and become self-directing. The total child wi ...

Clinton Hill Community Early Childhood Center

Clinton Hill Community Early Childhood Center

Newark, NJ 07112 | (973) 372-8877

Welcome to Clinton Hill Community & Early Childhood Center, Inc. I am delighted you have taken an interest in our family. Our goal is to provide a high-quality, nurturing and safe learning environment for your children; one that will help him/her gro ...

East Orange YMCA After School Enrichment Program

East Orange YMCA After School Enrichment Program

East Orange, NJ 07017 | (973) 673-5588

As a leading nonprofit for strengthening community, the East Orange YMCA believes access to afterschool programs is important for all kids, but for young people in low-income or struggling environments, they are critically important to supporting aca ...

Future Leaders Early Learning Christian Academy

Future Leaders Early Learning Christian Academy

Newark, NJ 07103 | (973) 622-0500

At Future Leaders Christian Academy we encourage all children to grow through a variety of stimulating activities and experiences.

Little Scholars Playhouse

Little Scholars Playhouse

Fairfield, NJ 07004 | (973) 227-2777

Little Scholars Playhouse is a Child Care Center in FAIRFIELD NJ. It has maximum capacity of 15 children. The center accepts children ages of: 0 to 13.

Essex County Childcare Referral Agencies:

Programs for Parents

20 Church St
Montclair NJ 7042

Call (973) 744-4677 or Toll Free (800) 713-9006
Email: sbana@programsforparents.org
For more information, visit http://www.programsforparents.org

Programs for Parents, Inc.

33 Washington St., 6th Fl.
Newark NJ 7102

Call (973) 744-4677
Email: bfedoroff@programsforparents.org
For more information, visit

New Jersey Child Care Licensing Agency

New Jersey Department of Children & Families
Office of Licensing
P.O. Box 717
225 East State St., 4th Floor West
Trenton, NJ 08625-0717
Phone: 609-826-3980
Toll Free: 877-667-9845
Web Site: http://www.state.nj.us/dcf/about/divisions/ol/