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Private, Nonprofit, Charitable Corporation

Children's Day Nursery and Family Center is a 501 (c) (3) tax exempt corporation governed by an elected, volunteer Board of Directors. The Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider.



Service Days and Hours of Operation:

The Center provides year-round services

Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM to 5:30 PM.

An annual calendar of holiday closings is available upon request.


Nationally Accredited Program

Children’s Day Nursery and Family Center has a proven track record of successfully providing quality, comprehensive preschool programs that identify and target the unique and specific needs of every child. The Center has been accredited by the NECPA (National Early Childhood Program Accreditation) Commission since June of 2002.


Child & Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

The Center participates in the CACFP (Child and Adult Care Food Program). Enrolled children are served free Breakfast, Lunch, and Snack daily. All meals and meal supplements meet USDA (U.S. Department of Agriculture) nutrition requirements.



Historical Funding Sources:

  1. The Department of Human Services, Division of Family Development

  2. The Department of Children and Families, Division of Youth and Family Services

  3. The Child and Adult Care Food Program

  4. United Way of Passaic County

  5. Passaic City Community Development Block Grant

  6. Passaic Family Head Start

  7. The Turrell Fund

  8. The Passaic Board of Education (Abbott Contract

  9. Trust Fund awards from several area banks

  10. The balance of the Center's operating and capital improvement budgets comes from:

    • Parent fee co payments

    • Investment income

    • Private grants

    • Fundraisers

    • Contributions

Children’s Day Nursery and Family Center, 104 Jefferson Street, Passaic, NJ 07055