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 Day of Play:

Playing is learning!  Worcester Day of Play is excited to announce the annual Day of Play Family Festival is turning 10 in June 2021! Be sure to visit Worcester Day of Play to learn about fun activities that couple learning and playing.  Winter activities will be added in December 2021!

Common Start Coalition:

The Common Start Coalition is a statewide partnership of organizations, providers, and individuals working together to make high-quality early education and child care affordable and accessible to all Massachusetts families. The goal is to ensure that all children in our Commonwealth have the same, strong start and enter school on a level playing field.

Worcester Reads

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Did you know that your EBT card can get you and your family discounted admissions to many of the Commonwealth’s best museums and cultural institutions?  Visit http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/dta/ebt-card-to-culture.html for more details.