Yawkey Child Care
185 Columbia Road, Dorchester
Contact: Kathleen Nichols
Tel: 617-506-6645 | Email:

Yawkey Early Childhood Services is a diverse center based community dedicated to providing a nurturing environment and invites  children to use their senses to explore and develop a love of learning that will last a lifetime.

Our goal is to provide a safe, clean, healthy environment where children can grow and develop socially, emotionally, and cognitively. The curriculum is designed for stimulating the creativity, self-reliance, and imagination of young children.

The center serves children in age from 6 weeks to 7 years with full day, full year care for families living or working in Dorchester, Mattapan, Hyde Park, Roxbury, Roslindale, and other Boston neighborhoods.

Meals are prepared on site and served family style. Breakfast, lunch, and snack are served daily.

Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Please contact us for the current rates. Yawkey accepts vouchers from the Department of Transitional Assistance. A limited number of subsidized slots from the Department of Early Education and Care are available.

For more information, to arrange a visit, or to inquire about enrolling in the Yawkey Konbit Kreyol Center for Early Education and Care program, please call (617) 506-6645.