Children’s Center

Now accepting applications for infants, toddlers, and children 3 & 4 years old for full-time child care.

Please call us at (585) 402-7220 to register for day care.

Safe, reliable and high-quality child care means peace of mind for working parents.

Since 1987, the Volunteers of America (VOA) Children’s Center has been providing educational programs focused on early childhood development and school readiness through play-based learning for children 6 weeks through 4 years old, plus summer and after school programs for up to 12 years old.

Our nationally accredited day care center has grown into one of the largest providers of early childhood programming within the city of Rochester serving more than 150 children daily. We also provide additional support services such as a full-time Registered Nurse, on-site dental care (in partnership with Anthony Jordan Health), family development services, on-going parent training, full-day care, and disability supports.

We also have a warm and welcoming community of staff, children and their families. Our center has maintained a staff retention rate exceeding 90% over the past 5 years, and some families have been with us for over 10 years!

DSS subsidy and private pay accepted. (Learn more Child Care Assistance Program subsidies).

We are located at 214 Lake Avenue. Rochester, NY 14608
The center is open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m.
(Program times may vary)

Contact us to learn more.

A teacher poses for a picture with three young kids all smiling at daycare

Our programs:

  • Child care for infants and toddlers
  • Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) and Extended Pre-Kindergarten
  • Before and after school programs
  • Full-day summer program
Two preschool girls in red aprons sit in chairs across from each other playing in a red water table smiling.

We also offer:

  • Age-appropriate outdoor playgrounds and indoor play areas
  • On-site telemedicine and Dental Center
  • Healthy meals and snacks made in our on-site kitchen
  • Certified Teachers
  • Enhanced health and safety protocols
  • Family support services

Join our full-day summer program at VOA Children’s Center!
(July 1 – August 30)

Looking for an exciting and educational summer program for your child? Enroll them in the VOA Children’s Center full-day summer program for kids aged 5-12! Our program offers safe, reliable and high-quality summer experience with a mix of fun activities and learning opportunities.

VOA Children’s Center full-day summer program includes:
– Safe and engaging environment
– Enrichment activities and field trips
– Nutritious meals and snacks provided
– Large indoor and outdoor play area
– Experienced and caring staff

Price: $300 per week
(DSS subsidy and private pay accepted.)

Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Please contact (585) 402-7220 to learn more and register. Limited spots available!

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