Welcome to Early Childhood Central...

Our goal is to provide you with comprehensive and useful information relating to young children in Worcester, Massachusetts. Whether you are an Early Childhood Educator, Parent, or concerned Community Member, we hope you will find the information and resources that you need. This directory will provide you with easy access to the many resources available for children and families in the area.

Worcester The City That Reads:

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Upcoming Events:

Guess Who's Turning 25? 

The Children's Garden at the VNA on 120 Thomas Street in Worcester, MA is celebrating 25 years on December 5!  Congratulations!

Oak Hill CDC Toys for Tots Application Information:

Rules and Requirements:

• Birth Cerficates are REQUIRED to verify ages of children.

• Only parents can sign up their children — Grandparents cannot register their grandchildren, unless proof of guardianship is shown (Foster parents must show DSS letter of placement as proof).

• Proof of financial assistance is required (ex. Food Stamps, Welfare, housing, Mass Health and EBT cards, etc)

• You may only register at one location, duplicate registrations will be VOIDED.

• Person registering for toys must pick up toys and have valid ID unless other arrangements are made in advance.

• All Toys must be picked up by the close of business on December 22. No distribution will be done after that date.

For more information, visit: http://oakhillcdc.org/toys-for-tots-oak-hill-cdc-intake-form


Dad's Night Out - Wednesday is Dad's Night Out (12/3, 12/10, & 12/17) During the Month of December

Dads and Grandpas!  Bring your kids/grandkids and come down to Worcester Family Partnership, 130 Leeds Street (2nd Floor), Worcester, from 5:30pm - 7:00pm for a fun night with other dads.  Enjoy the company of other dads, entertainment, and dinner!  Please RSVP by calling 508-799-3136.  Every Wednesday night except for November 26th.