NAEYC accredited, theme-based, play based program serving three to six year olds

There are multiple tuition assistance programs available:


School Readiness Grant

First Church Early Learning Center participates in the School Readiness Grant program (Readiness Flyer  Readiness Income Guidelines   ) which provides subsidized child care for children in our three and four year old Full Day class. Contact Jackie Cogswell at (860) 687-2070 ext. 6218 or via email.



Care 4 Kids

Care 4 Kids helps low to moderate income families in Connecticut pay for child care costs. This program is sponsored by the State of Connecticut’s Department of Social Services (also called DSS).


To learn more about Care 4 Kids, visit their website. It has information for both parents and child care providers. You can look at the site to find out how the program works, who is eligible, and more. You can also print the forms you need to apply for the program on the Forms page on the Care 4 Kids website.



Military Subsidy

First Church Early Learning Center is very supportive of and thankful for our country's military families.  In partnership with Child Care Aware of America (formerly NACCRRA), First Church Early Learning Center is able to offer fee assistance for active duty military families. To determine your family's eligibility, visit the Child Care Aware of America website.