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At Grand St. Settlement, we guide children from birth to age five and their parents through the most important years, ensuring school readiness and nurturing a life-long love of learning.
Health + Habits
Our focus on good health and habits means we provide nutritious meals daily, offer health screenings, and work to ensure families can access insurance, care and support.
We specialize in nurturing the academic knowledge, communication skills, independence, and social-emotional development children need to do well in school.
We provide caring education for learners at every developmental level – and we’re an NYC leader in providing services to children with delays and special needs. We help every child start school with every possible advantage.
Be a part of conversations and decisions, spend time in the classroom, and join us for workshops and family events to stay connected. This is a partnership between staff and families with many opportunities to volunteer, develop new skills, and help set policies and directions.
Family Resources and Support
Workshops and events give parents the skills and information they need to be at their best. From we create a community of support and inclusion. We help parents set and achieve their goals from parenting tips to family fun and bonding to job training and employment. Services are provided in English, Spanish and Chinese.
With over 60 years’ experience as a leader in early care and education, we know the most important part of creating a nurturing learning environment is investing in amazing staff. Between professional development, continual training, and all the right certifications, our team loves learning as much as teaching.
Finding Your Advocate
We help families navigate education systems, social services, and mental wellness options. Our teachers and family workers advocate for individual needs of every child, and help you support their development.
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For expecting parents and babies from birth through age three
From a healthy pregnancy to family teamwork, we get everyone ready for success with both home and center-based services. This program is free for eligible families.
WEEKDAYS FROM 8:00AM-2:50PM
For ages three through four
Bright colors, dynamic learning, and a focus on nutrition and wellness all in 3 languages advance school readiness.
Head Start and child care for ages two through five
A safe, caring environment gives children full-day learning and play, helping them and their parents learn, grow and achieve. This program is free for eligible families and a sliding-scale fee is charged for extended hours.
WEEKDAYS FROM 7:30AM-6:00PM
For the year before Kindergarten eligibility
Get school ready! We provide outstanding Pre-K education and help each family find the right Kindergarten for their child.
WEEKDAYS FROM 8:00AM – 2:50PM WITH WRAPAROUND CARE AVAILABLE THROUGH 6:00 PM
EARLY HEAD START /
CHILD CARE PARTNERSHIP DIRECTOR
EARLY HEAD START
I really enjoy working directly with Early Childhood Educators to strengthen their skills and knowledge in connection with providing high quality infant-toddler programming.
HEAD START DIRECTOR /
EARLY LEARN COORDINATOR
When it comes to work ethic, I like to consider myself a mover, shaker and a pusher. Having worked in Head Start for fifteen years, I credit my unique team as the driving force behind my work. My favorite part of my day is hearing laughter – which guarantees every day will have several bright spots!