Stamford Moms 2021 Guide to Child Care Centers! - Stamford Moms

Finding the perfect child care center for our children is one of the most important and emotional decisions we make as parents. Because of that, it can also be very challenging.

Stamford Moms wants to make it easy to find options for child care so that you can tour, ask questions and ultimately decide on the best choice for your family! That’s why we put together the Stamford Moms 2021 Guide to Child Care Centers.

Scroll down for a number of options in Stamford and to learn a little about them.

A Place Like Home


At A Place Like Home, they believe that learning takes place when the child is in an appropriated environment with age appropriated activities.

They offer a safe and healthy environment to mature physical, social, emotional and cognitive development by guiding and supporting your child during this fun experience of growing up.


202-890-9497 | [email protected] | Website

Children’s Learning Centers
of Fairfield County


Children’s Learning Centers of Fairfield County (CLC) is NAEYC accredited and offers affordable early childhood education and care with hands-on learning and programs focused on health, nutrition and family support!

Programs are offered at eight Stamford locations for children 6 weeks to 4 years old and includes breakfast, lunch and a snack daily at no additional cost to families. Financial assistance is available based on eligibility and Care 4 Kids is accepted.

(203) 967-6960 | Website | Instagram | Facebook

CP Kids Early Learning Center at Chelsea Piers


CP Kids Daycare + Preschool is a place for young children to learn through play and actively develop their language, cognitive, social/emotional and motor skills. Children are given concrete experiences to encourage them to interact with the world around them and explore new ideas and materials. An integrated curriculum is utilized to reinforce themes and understanding.

The CP Kids toddler and preschool children participate in a number of extracurricular activities each week. These activities bring them into the Chelsea Piers facility daily as well as allow them to exercise their bodies so that their minds are ready to learn!

  • Multi-Sport Classes
  • Creative Movement
  • Music Class
  • Spanish Class
  • Gymnastics Class

Education Station at the IC


The Italian Center Education Station is a full-day, year-round early childhood education center for infants through preschool age children. Our innovative program provides young children with an opportunity to explore, discover, create and grow through play-based learning – all in a safe and secure environment.

Through our child-centered approach, our passionate teachers help foster creativity and the curious love for learning that is innate in all children. We believe in nurturing the whole child through social-emotional, cognitive and gross motor development.

The Learning Center at Piper’s Hill


The Learning Center at Piper’s Hill is a non-profit, State of CT licensed, Child Care Center caring for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years in the Stamford area for over 50 years.

Their experienced staff is committed to providing meaningful and developmentally appropriate learning experiences for all our children. Piper’s Hill encourages an inclusive environment that supports a diverse community. Piper’s Hill also accepts Care 4 Kids families.

(203) 968-2468 | Website[email protected]

Ma Maison Childcare


Ma Maison Childcare is relocating to the Historic Hubbard Mansion at 111 West North Street in Stamford and is now enrolling!

Programs are available for child care, preschool and school age children. The daily schedule is flexible, yet carefully designed to promote children’s learning and development through a balance of child-facilitated and teacher-planned education and fun, stimulating activities.

(203) 312-4097 | [email protected] | Website

Temple Sinai Early Childhood Education Center


The Temple Sinai Early Childhood Education Center will open in January 2022 or sooner. The center will provide safe and secure full-day childcare for children 6 weeks to 4 years old. The program will be run by professional personnel within a nurturing modern facility surrounded by a synagogue community that views these families as their own. Temple Sinai will host family programming and community building​ while being competitively priced, boasting flexible and extended hours for families.

Located in North Stamford, a few minutes off the Merritt Parkway and a stone’s throw from New Canaan and Darien. The center is open to all. Childcare Hours, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., ideal for parents commuting to NYC. Flexible schedule for families to use as needed.​

As you go on tours of child care facilities, this article from the New York Times, “Finding the Right Day Care Can Be a Journey” is a helpful way to figure out what questions to ask and what to look for.

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