Jennifer Baglin, School Readiness Coordinator
The FY21 School Readiness Request For Proposals is now available. Applications are due April 6, 2020.
Meriden School Readiness provides affordable, quality child care slots for 3 and 4 year old children living in Meriden. Programs provide children with a School Readiness experience that can assure they will enter kindergarten ready to learn.
Fees are based on a sliding scale. The fee is based on gross annual income and family size. To be eligible, your child must be a Meriden resident between the ages of 3 and 4. Full day and part day programs are available.
Click on the links below to learn more about the current child care locations in Meriden. Please call each center to schedule a visit.
Center Preschool - 474 Broad Street - 203-238-2579
Catholic Charities: St. Stanislaus School Readiness - 81 Akron Street - 203-238-0845
First Congregational Preschool - 62 Colony Street - 203-634-8886
- Head Start Program - 398 Liberty Street - 203-238-9166
- Meriden Child Care Center - 66 Crown Street - 203-235-8906
- Meriden New Britain Berlin YMCA Early Learning Center - 12 Johnson Avenue - 203-440-3254
- Little Spartans @ Maloney High School - 121 Gravel Street - 203-238-9166
- Little Panthers @ Platt High School - 220 Coe Avenue - 203-235-8906
- Little Hounds @ Hanover Elementary School - 208 Main Street, South Meriden - 203-379-1651
The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is the accrediting body for child care centers world-wide.