Programs providing early care and education for children birth thru age five are called many things: childcare, daycare, preschool, nursery school, center based, family childcare, head start. Programs can be public or private, for-profit or non profit, and differ regarding hours, fees, program options and staffing.
- Here is a list of Hamden's center based Early Care and Education Programs.
- This link takes you to a list of Hamden Family Child Care Providers who are licensed and offer services in their home.
- Dial 2-1-1 or call 1-800-505-1000 on your telephone or go online to 2-1-1 Child Care.org to speak to a Child Care Specialist or search a state wide data base for contact information for center based, family providers, Nanny agencies, nursery schools, play groups and summer camp.