Our Children's Center

Safe, reliable and high-quality child care.

Since 1987, The Volunteers of America (VOA) Children’s Center has been providing educational programs focused on early childhood development and school readiness for kids. Our center has grown into one of the largest providers of Early Childhood programming within the city of Rochester. 

The center serves more than 250 children and families on an annual basis and provides such additional support services as a full-time nurse, on-site dental care (in partnership with Anthony Jordan Health), family development services, on-going parent training, full-day care, and disability supports for children with special needs. We also have a warm and welcoming community of staff, children and their families!

Our center offers a wide array of programs, including:

  • Child care for infants and toddlers
  • Head Start and Early Head Start (see eligibility requirements)
  • Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) and Extended Pre Kindergarten (EPK)
  • Full-day Summer Camp

The center also offers:

  • Age-appropriate outdoor playgrounds and indoor play areas
  • On-site Telemedicine and Dental Center
  • An on-site kitchen that provides healthy meals and snacks
  • Certified Teachers
  • Enhanced health and safety protocols
  • Family support services

The center is open from 6:30 AM until 5:30 PM from Monday to Friday.

Interested in Head Start? See requirements below then submit your interest form here and we will contact you!