New York, New York Free PreSchools

We provide a directory of free preschools in New York, New York. The list includes VPK, Head Start Programs and other government subsidized schools. There are also thousands of local non-profit organizations that provide free preschools.

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New York PreSchools

Addie Mae Collins Community Service Head Start

Addie Mae Collins Community Service Head Start
110 E 129th St
New York, NY 10035
(212) 831-9220
This is a licensed Head Start Program. Head Start serves children between 3 and 4 years old. 

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Addie Mae Collins Community Service Head Start II

Addie Mae Collins Community Service Head Start II
345 E 101st St
New York, NY 10029
(212) 831-7373
This is a licensed Head Start Program. Head Start serves children between 3 and 4 years old. 

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ABC Cassidys Place

ABC Cassidys Place
419 E 86th St
New York, NY 10028
(212) 845-3821

ABC Echo Park Early Childhood Center

ABC Echo Park Early Childhood Center
1841 Park Ave
New York, NY 10035
(646) 459-6028

Bank Street Head Start

Bank Street Head Start
113 E 13th St
New York, NY 10003
(212) 353-2532
Registration is open to children 2.9 to 4.11-years-old, regardless of race, color, gender, creed, national origin or disability. Applicant must meet the Federal Poverty Guidelines. Hours: 8am to 3pm, Monday through Friday, with limited full-day slots available from 8am to 5:30pm. Bank Street Head

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Bank Street Head Start West

Bank Street Head Start West
410 W 40th St
New York, NY 10018
(212) 875-4737
Registration is open to children 2.9 to 4.11-years-old, regardless of race, color, gender, creed, national origin or disability. Applicant must meet the Federal Poverty Guidelines. Hours: 8am to 3pm, Monday through Friday, with limited full-day slots available from 8am to 5:30pm. Bank Street Head

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Bloomindale Family Program Inc Project Hope

Bloomindale Family Program Inc Project Hope
987 Columbus Ave
New York, NY 10025
(212) 665-4621

Bloomingdale Family Program Inc Main Office

Bloomingdale Family Program Inc Main Office
125 W 109th St
New York, NY 10025
(212) 663-4067

Bloomingdale Family Program Inc Project Growth

Bloomingdale Family Program Inc Project Growth
171 W 107th St
New York, NY 10025
(212) 663-4070

Dorothy Day Early Childhood Center

Dorothy Day Early Childhood Center
583 Riverside Dr
New York, NY 10031
(212) 862-7155
Dorothy Day Early Childhood Center provides a full-day center-based Head Start program for three to five year-olds.  The Center is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 2:45 pm from September through July.

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Chinatown Head Start

Chinatown Head Start
180 Mott St
New York, NY 10012
(212) 226-5000
Chinatown Head Start provides child development services for children ages 3 to 5 years old.

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Broadway Columbia University Head Start

Broadway Columbia University Head Start
4467 Broadway
New York, NY 10040
(212) 923-5237

Dewitt Reformed Church Head Start

Dewitt Reformed Church Head Start
280 Rivington St
New York, NY 10002
(212) 254-3070
Who: Children ages 3-4. What: to promote literacy for children, and a comprehensive early childhood development learning opportunity for children that reflects the unique need and nature of our community.

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Dominican Women's Development Center

Dominican Women's Development Center
519 W 189th St
New York, NY 10040
(212) 994-6060
DWDC helps parents and children develop strong bonds to ensure healthy physical, social and cognitive development and reinforce positive parenting and strong family ties.

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294 Delancey Street Head Start Center Grand Settlement

294 Delancey Street Head Start Center Grand Settlement
294 Delancey St
New York, NY 10002
(212) 777-0656
This is a licensed Head Start Program. Head Start serves children between 3 and 4 years old.

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129 Fulton St

129 Fulton St
129 Fulton St
New York, NY 10038
(212) 964-6480
This is a licensed Head Start Program. Head Start serves children between 3 and 4 years old. 

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253 South Street

253 South Street
253 South St
New York, NY 10002
(212) 406-7570
This is a licensed Head Start Program. Head Start serves children between 3 and 4 years old. 

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60 Catherine Street Group 6

60 Catherine Street Group 6
60 Catherine St
New York, NY 10038
(212) 962-3408
This is a licensed Head Start Program. Head Start serves children between 3 and 4 years old. 

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77 Market Street

77 Market Street
77 Market St
New York, NY 10002
(212) 349-8290
This is a licensed Head Start Program. Head Start serves children between 3 and 4 years old. 

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79 Catherine Street

79 Catherine Street
79 Catherine St
New York, NY 10038
(212) 349-8290
This is a licensed Head Start Program. Head Start serves children between 3 and 4 years old. 

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Annunciation Little Angels

Annunciation Little Angels
461 W 131st St
New York, NY 10027
(917) 507-1145

Drew Hamilton Day Care

Drew Hamilton Day Care
2672 Frederick Douglass Blvd
New York, NY 10030
(212) 281-9555
Before they take their first steps to the day they walk into their kindergarten classroom, our littlest ones are ready to be healthy, lifelong learners.

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Manny Cantor Center

Manny Cantor Center
197 E Broadway
New York, NY 10002
(212) 780-2300
For information on any of our Head Start or Day Care sites below, please contact 646 395 4216 for English speakers, 646-395-4211 for Para espa ol, 646-395-4191 for Chinese speakers.

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Acelero, Inc.

Acelero, Inc.
63 West 125th Street
New York, NY 10027
(212) 289-2402
The mission of Acelero Learning is to bring a relentless focus on positive child and family outcomes to close the achievement gap and build a better future for children, families, and communities served by the Head Start program.

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Birch Family Services, Inc.

Birch Family Services, Inc.
104 West 29th Street 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10001
(212) 616-1800
Mission: To provide the finest education, habilitation, and residential services to people with autism and other developmental disabilities; and to help families overcome the lifelong obstacles they face in raising children with disabilities.

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Grand Street Settlement Head Start

Grand Street Settlement Head Start
294 Delancey Street
New York, NY 10002
(212) 777-0656
At Grand St. Settlement, they guide children from birth to age five and their parents through the most important years, ensuring school readiness and nurturing a life-long love of learning.

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The Educational Alliance's Manny Cantor Center

The Educational Alliance's Manny Cantor Center
197 East Broadway
New York, NY 10002
(646) 395-4215
Educational Alliance's Manny Cantor Center at 197 East Broadway is a leading community center in Manhattan.

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Association To Benefit Children

Association To Benefit Children
419 East 86 Street
New York, NY 10028
(212) 845-3821
ABC's mission is to defend the right of every child to a joyful and nurturing childhood by creating compassionate programs in urgent response to the needs of New York City's most vulnerable children and families.

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Broadway Housing Communities, Inc

Broadway Housing Communities, Inc
583 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10031
(212) 862-7155
This is a licensed Head Start Program. Head Start serves children between 3 and 4 years old.

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Ft. George Community Enrichment Center, Inc.

Ft. George Community Enrichment Center, Inc.
1525 St. Nicholas Avenue
New York, NY 10033
(212) 927-2210

The Children's Aid Society

The Children's Aid Society
105 East 22nd Street
New York, NY 10010
(212) 949-4930

Hamilton-Madison House

Hamilton-Madison House
50 Madison Street
New York, NY 10038
(212) 962-3408
Hamilton-Madison House empowers individuals and families in New York City to achieve success at all stages of their lives.

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Association To Benefit Children Echo Park

Association To Benefit Children Echo Park
1841 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10035
(646) 459-6028
This is a licensed Head Start Program. Head Start serves children between 3 and 4 years old.  Eligibility: Must be from a family with income levels under the poverty guidelines or parents are receiving public assistance.

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The Baby College (Uptown Harlem Gems)

The Baby College (Uptown Harlem Gems)
381 Lenox Avenue
New York, NY 10027
(212) 665-9832

Queen of Martyrs Little Angels - Head Start

Queen of Martyrs Little Angels - Head Start
71-91 Arden Street
New York, NY 10040
(646) 796-1398

Northside Center for Child Development, Inc-Odyssey House

Northside Center for Child Development, Inc-Odyssey House
219 East 121st Street
New York, NY 10035
(212) 987-5100
Head Start programs (for children ages 3-5) and Early Head Start programs (for pregnant women, infants, and toddlers) promote school readiness for children in low-income families by providing comprehensive educational, health, nutritional, and social services.

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Susan Patricof Head Start Center

Susan Patricof Head Start Center
302 East 111th Street
New York, NY 10029
(646) 351-1300
Register For This Program at: Northside Center For Child Development INC

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Seventh Avenue Center for Family Services Head Start

Seventh Avenue Center for Family Services Head Start
711 Lenox Ave
New York, NY 10039
(718) 901-0123
EarlyLearn NYC Head Start programs provide a safe, caring environment for three and four year old children. Care is provided at a center for eight hours a day and children are fed healthy meals and snacks.

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East Harlem

East Harlem
130 E 101st St
New York, NY 10029
(212) 348-2343
Early Head Start programs at Children's Aid operate at P.S. 5 and P.S. 8, P.S. 152 and the East Harlem Center.

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Children's Aid Frederick Douglass Center

Children's Aid Frederick Douglass Center
885 Columbus Ave
New York, NY 10025
(212) 865-6337
The Frederick Douglass Center provides essential services to children, youth, and families on the Upper West Side, particularly the residents of the neighboring Frederick Douglass Houses. The center includes a recently refurbished gymnasium, an outdoor playground, and classrooms for early childho

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Hudson Guild Children's Center

Hudson Guild Children's Center
459 W 26th St
New York, NY 10001
(212) 760-9830
Hudson Guild provides high-quality care to 2, 3, and 4 year-old children year-round, offering Head Start, Universal Pre-K for All and NYC Early Learn child care.

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West Harlem - Site One

West Harlem - Site One
121 W 128th St
New York, NY 10027
(212) 665-7586

Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Early Childhood Center

Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Early Childhood Center
331 E 70th St
New York, NY 10021
(212) 218-0406
This is a licensed Head Start Program. Head Start serves children between 3 and 4 years old.

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University Settlement Early Childhood Center

University Settlement Early Childhood Center
184 Eldridge St
New York, NY 10002
(212) 674-9120
Register For This Program at: University Settlement Early Childhood Center

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Dewitt Head

Dewitt Head
123 Ridge Street
New York, NY 10002
(212) 505-8050
DeWitt provides a warm atmosphere where children and families can form positive relationships with a learning school environment.

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Mt. Morris

Mt. Morris
15 Mt. Morris Park West
New York, NY 10027
(212) 427-3000
SERVING CHILDREN  3YEARS OLD - 5YEARS OLD UNIVERSAL PRE-K & SPECIAL NEEDS ACCEPTED

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Taino Towers

Taino Towers
221 1/2 E 122nd St
New York, NY 10035
(212) 427-6800

Goddard Riverside ChildCare Ctr

Goddard Riverside ChildCare Ctr
114 W 91st St
New York, NY 10024
(212) 873-6865
Eligibility: Must be from a family with income levels under the poverty guidelines or parents are receiving public assistance.

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Goddard Riverside Head Start

Goddard Riverside Head Start
70 W 95th St
New York, NY 10025
(212) 749-2133
This is a licensed Head Start Program. Head Start serves children between 3 and 4 years old.   Eligibility: Must be from a family with income levels under the poverty guidelines or parents are receiving public assistance.

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Escalera Head Start

Escalera Head Start
169 W 87th St
New York, NY 10024
(212) 799-2440
To apply: Call 311and ask for day care or head start information and you will receive forms in the mail.

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East Harlem Bilingual Head Start (Site I)

East Harlem Bilingual Head Start (Site I)
440 East 116th St
New York, NY 10029
(212) 497-9010
This is a licensed Head Start Program. Head Start serves children between 3 and 4 years old. 

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East Harlem Bilingual Head Start (site II)

East Harlem Bilingual Head Start (site II)
30 E 111th St
New York, NY 10029
(212) 860-7201
This is a licensed Head Start Program. Head Start serves children between 3 and 4 years old.

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Lillian Wald Day Care Center

Lillian Wald Day Care Center
34 Avenue D
New York, NY 10009
(212) 780-2300
Register For This Program at: Educational Alliance INC

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St Brigid School Head Start

St Brigid School Head Start
185 E 7th St
New York, NY 10009
(212) 677-5210
St. Brigid School believes each student is a unique person involved in a life-long journey of personal growth in Christian holiness and in all values that are genuinely human.

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James Weldon Johnson Center 2-First Avenue

James Weldon Johnson Center 2-First Avenue
2205 1st Ave
New York, NY 10029
(212) 860-4044
Family Child Care Network through Union Settlement. 

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James Weldon Johnson Head Start-Center 1

James Weldon Johnson Head Start-Center 1
120 E 110th St
New York, NY 10029
(212) 860-4053

Franklin Plaza Head Start

Franklin Plaza Head Start
2081 2nd Ave
New York, NY 10029
(212) 828-6106
Register For This Program at: Union Settlement Association Head Start

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Leggett Day Care Center

Leggett Day Care Center
237 E 104th St
New York, NY 10029
(212) 828-6415
This is a licensed Head Start Program. Head Start serves children between 3 and 4 years old.

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Metro North Day Care Center

Metro North Day Care Center
304 E 102nd St
New York, NY 10029
(212) 828-6087
Register For This Program at: Union Settlement Association Head Start

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Union Carver Day Care Center

Union Carver Day Care Center
1565 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10029
(212) 828-6078
Register For This Program at: Union Settlement Association Head Start

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Union Settlement Head Start

Union Settlement Head Start
218 E 104th St
New York, NY 10029
(212) 828-6072
Union Settlement provides high-quality, full-day educational programs to infants, toddlers and preschoolers, ages eight weeks to five years.

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186th Street

186th Street
601 West 186th Street
New York, NY 10033
(212) 568-6554
Register For This Program at:Fort George Community Enrichment Center INC

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St. Nicholas

St. Nicholas
1525 Saint Nicholas Ave
New York, NY 10033
(212) 927-2210
Register For This Program at: Fort George Community Enrichment Center INC

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Herbert G Birch @ Washington Heights

Herbert G Birch @ Washington Heights
554 Fort Washington Ave
New York, NY 10033
(212) 740-5157
The Manhattan Early Childhood Center serves school - age students grades K through 2nd, preschoolers with special needs as well as typically developing four year olds through a variety of programs.

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Northern Manhattan Perinatal Partnership - Head Start

Northern Manhattan Perinatal Partnership - Head Start
1854 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10031
(212) 694-1740
This is a licensed Head Start Program. Head Start serves children between 3 and 4 years old.   Eligibility: Must be from a family with income levels under the poverty guidelines or parents are receiving public assistance.

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ABC Cassidy's Place

ABC Cassidy's Place
419 East 86th Street
New York, NY 10028
(212) 845-3821
At Cassidy's Place, preschoolers who live in poverty, have serious developmental and medical disabilities, are homeless, in foster care, or have suffered abuse, violence, and neglect play, learn, and thrive in nine dynamic classrooms and two outdoor play spaces. Cassidy's Place offers a full day

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ECDO Head Start Center

ECDO Head Start Center
249 W 144th St
New York, NY 10030
(212) 234-8135
This is a licensed Head Start Program. Head Start serves children between 3 and 4 years old.   Eligibility: Must be from a family with income levels under the poverty guidelines or parents are receiving public assistance.

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The Harlem Children's Zone Gems Head Start

The Harlem Children's Zone Gems Head Start
60 W 117th St
New York, NY 10026
(212) 369-3577

Therapeutic Early Childhood Center

Therapeutic Early Childhood Center
1301 5th Ave
New York, NY 10029
(646) 351-1300
Register For This Program at: Northside Center For Child Development INC

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P.S. 8 Head Start Center

P.S. 8 Head Start Center
465 W 167th St
New York, NY 10032
(212) 740-8655
Head start program for ages 3 & 4.

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P.S. 152 Dyckman Valley

P.S. 152 Dyckman Valley
93 Nagle Avenue
New York, NY 10040
(212) 567-5456
Early Head Start programs at Children's Aid operate at P.S. 5 and P.S. 8, P.S. 152 and the East Harlem Center. For more information, please call (917) 286-1527.

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P.S. 5

P.S. 5
3703 10th Ave
New York, NY 10034
(212) 567-5787
Early Head Start programs at Children's Aid operate at P.S. 5 and P.S. 8, P.S. 152 and the East Harlem Center. For more information, please call (917) 286-1527.

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P.S. 142

P.S. 142
100 Attorney St
New York, NY 10002
(212) 780-2300
Register For This Program at: EDUCATIONAL ALLIANCE

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P.S. 64

P.S. 64
600 E 6th St
New York, NY 10009
(212) 780-2300
Register For This Program at: EDUCATIONAL ALLIANCE

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Tremont-Crotona Day Care Center

Tremont-Crotona Day Care Center
1600 Crotona Park East, Bronx
New York, NY 10460
(718) 378-5600
Tremont Crotona Day Care Center is an ACS Contracted Preschool. The center accepts children ages of: 2 - 5 years of age.

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