Child Care

  • Child Care

    It is difficult to take care of your baby all on your own! It is great if you have family and friends who will help you care for the baby, especially when you are at school. Otherwise, you may want to consider childcare if it is in your budget. Here are some locations in Rockland that provide daycare and preschool for children of different ages:

    Rockland County Department of Social Services (DSS)

    Daycare subsidies for teen parents: call 845-364-3797

    Childcare Resources of Rockland

    • 235 North Main Street Suite 11 Spring Valley, NY
    • 845-425-0009
    • Family Connections Specialist can assist you in finding child care centers, programs, and nannies

    Free Preschool program in certain school districts. A spot in the program is chosen by lottery. Call 844-425-0009 ext.460 for more information or go here: Child Care Resources of Rockland (Info Rock)

    Scholarship for childcare selected by lottery- Childcare Tuition Scholarship Program. 

    • Eligibility: must be employed, up to 275% of Federal Poverty guidelines, but not eligible for subsidies from DSS
    • Rockland County Worksite Day Care Center
    • Building R Sanatorium Road Pomona, NY
    • 845-364-2697
    • Daycare facility for children 6 weeks to 5 years. Promotes healthy childhood development and early education through games and activities.
    • M-F 7am-6pm

    Haverstraw Day Care and Learning Center

    • 212 Route 9W Haverstraw, NY
    • (845) 429-2323
    • Mon-Fri 6:30AM-6PM, Sat/Sun 8am-3pm
    • Daycare, preschool, and after-school programs
    • Offered in English and Spanish

    Head Start of Rockland

    • 36-39 Division Street Haverstraw, NY 10927, (845) 429-2225
    • 138-146 Maple Avenue Haverstraw, NY 10927, (845) 429-2225
    • Early childhood education and preschool based on income eligibility

    West Street Child Care

    • 96 North Main Street Spring Valley, NY
    • (845) 425-2379
    • Childhood and preschool education for children 18 months-5 years
    • Offered in English, Creole, French, Spanish, Yiddish
    • Cricketown Childcare Center
    • 18 US-9W West Haverstraw, NY
    • (845) 429-3108

    Building Blocks Daycare

    • 52 Main Street West Haverstraw, NY
    • (845) 429-3700

    Arc of Rockland - Prime Time for Kids Early Learning Center

    • 70 Phillips Hill Road New City, NY
    • (845) 639-2425
    • Daycare and preschool for children with and without disabilities 2 years 9 months-5 years old

    Jawonio - Early Childhood Education Center

    • 155 Phillips Road New City, NY
    • (845) 708-2000 ext.325
    • For children with disabilities
    • Early childhood center, day care program, and enriched preschool program for children 18 months-5 years