In 1973, Main Street Child Development Center was founded to serve children, ages 2 to 5, from predominantly low-income families. Nearly 50 years later we continue this with our mission to provide high-quality, comprehensive early childhood education programs and support services to empower children and their families, regardless of their financial circumstances.
Each year, we serve about 150 children – 125 preschool students (ages 2 to 5) and 25 elementary school students (ages 6 to 10) – who receive critical early learning services that ensure they are prepared for success in kindergarten and help their parents to maintain full-time employment. Through our family engagement program we provide parenting workshops, nutrition classes, counselling, as well as opportunities for family activities.
Main Street believes that all families are entitled to the best possible education and opportunities regardless of financial circumstances, race, color, gender, sexual identity, religion, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, national or ethnic origin, or other criteria. We celebrate our broad diversity daily and practice inclusion through a commitment to strive to meet the needs of each and every child. The result is a community of BELONGING, where all feel seen, heard, listened to, respected and valued.