Hudson Guild provides high quality care to 2, 3, and 4 year-old children year round, offering Head Start, Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) and NYC Early Learn child care.
To address each child’s health, development and education needs, Hudson Guild uses lesson planning and curriculum tools from a range of local and national experts, including:
•Healthy Eating for a Healthy Start (Children’s Museum of Manhattan and the United Way)
•Eat Well Play Hard (NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene)
•Go Smart (National Head Start Association)
•Safe Touch Curriculum (New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children)
•Social Emotional Reading Curriculum, (Morningside Center for Social Responsibility).
Children in Hudson Guild’s Early Childhood Education Program represent the diverse cultural, economic and backgrounds of our community, and our centers are located in multiple locations on the West Side of Manhattan. Children in our program enter kindergarten demonstrating age-appropriate skills in language and literacy, cognition and general knowledge, physical well-being and motor development, and social and emotional development.
Our Early Childhood Program Offers:
•Quality Teaching and Play
•Social/Emotional Development Programming
•School Readiness Educational Instruction
•Safe, Clean and Nurturing Classrooms
•Qualified and Experienced Teaching Staff
•Multicultural and Bi-Lingual Staff
•Services for Children with Special Needs
•Low-Cost and Free Care
•Expert Staff in the Areas of Health, Nutrition, Mental Health, and Child Development
•Free, Nutritious Meals that Reflect Diverse Cultures
Hudson Guild meets standards as set by Head Start, NYC Administration for Children’s Services Early Learn, New York State Prekindergarten foundation for the Common Core, the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), Health Code Article 47 by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and the New York City Food Standards “Growing Healthy Children”.
Our Early Childhood Education sites are:
Children’s Center Elliott Center
459 West 26th Street 441 West 26th Street
New York, NY 10001 New York, NY 10001
Clinton Center Amsterdam Center
410 West 40th Street 206 West 64th Street
New York, NY 10018 New York, NY 10023