Children's Development Center - South Hamilton MA Large Group and School Age Child Care (Group Child Care)

391R BAY RD, South Hamilton MA 01982
(978) 468-1043
5 Reviews

About the Provider

Description: At Children's Development Center, we have a deep understanding of what makes children tick. Our focus is on helping them develop their potential through a healthy mix of educational and recreational activities.

It's up to all of us - including the parents - to encourage our kids to bolster their own personal development, independence and creativity. Because this cannot be done without the support of family and friends, we support the parents in educating their children in a manner that is consistent with their own values and beliefs.

Together, we can prepare your child for the wonderful life that lies ahead!

What children need is what they get at Children's Development Center:

Early exposure to languages
Early music education
Preschool-level academic work

Additional Information: Provider First Licensed on: 11/26/1993Financial Assistance Accepted:|Private Scholarship||Sibling Discount||Voucher|.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 6649
  • Capacity: 58
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Languages Supported: English, English; Portuguese; Spanish
  • Type of Care: Full-Time and Part-Time; Drop In Care;
  • Current License Issue Date: Mar 22, 2019
  • District Office: 360 Merrimack Street, Building 9, 3rd Floor Lawrence 01843
  • District Office Phone: 9786819684 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)
  • Licensor: Tim Donohue

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anonymous Oct 13, 2014

Perhaps the last comments stating it was an 'exceptional daycare'are from a person who's children never the encountered poor care at the center. Most certainly management on first impressions appear pleasant and friendly but as time progresses and on closer observation their unprofessionalism is apparent. Their management skills are very much lacking. Management do not take responsibility for erroneous actions in the care of the children and do not take their accountability seriously. I have absolutely no reservations in saying to other parents it is wise and in the best interest of you child to not send them to this daycare. It is unsafe,unstructured and poorly managed.

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A Happy Parent Sep 26, 2014

As a client of Children's Development I find the above statements to be completely false. I have know Kathy through 3 of my children attending the center and I can say she is by far one of the nicest people I have ever met. Kathy and Debbie her assistant run a first class daycare. Any problems other clients have encountered are strange to hear of. I know personally the person that wrote the above comment and know of the event that she claims took place and as you all know there are two sides to every story. My suggestion would be that you go and see the center and meet Kathy and Debbie and choose the best!!!!!!!!

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Anonymous May 07, 2014

The director, Kathy and her assistant, debby are two of the most unprofessional owners that could ever work for a company. The infant room teacher has, on multiple occasions, fed babies someone else's breast milk and the director is very aware of it and has yet to report it or fire that teacher. That place should be shut down.

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anonymous Oct 26, 2013

Very unprofessionally managed and unsafe practices occur at this day care. No structured procedures followed and lacks organization. Beware of sending your child to this facility.

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Stoop Mar 14, 2013

This place does NOT under any curcumstances follow any type of policy. It is a joke, DO NOT send your children there!

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