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New Beginnings Childcare Center

New Beginnings Childcare Center
New Beginnings Child Care Center is NOW ENROLLING...

Children between the ages of one month to 5 years are eligible for our affordable, fully licensed center at 721 State Street.

Sliding scale, Voucher, and ECC Subsidized slots are available. Click on the Enrollment & Payment Options link below, or call (413) 263-6500 ext. 6520 for more information. Se habla Español.

New Beginnings Childcare Center provides a "Home Away From Home" environment where your child can grow, learn and play safely.

We have specially designed a nurturing, caring and supportive environment, allowing each child to learn at his or her own pace.

New Beginnings provides the foundation for children to achieve new skills, connect with others and develop their minds and bodies.

For more information, call (413) 263-6500 x6520.

Center Director:
Tabitha Desplaines, x6521

Family Service Coordinator:
Cynthia Rivera, x6520

Download: Enrollment & Payment Options

Childcare Highlights
  • USDA approved breakfast, lunch and snack each day
  • Conveniently located on the bus route
  • Dental hygiene program
  • Indoor exercise/play facilities
  • Outdoor playground
  • EEC Certified teachers
  • Teachers are certified in CPR and First Aid
  • Parent Support Services

Pumpkin picking is a fun field trip!
At New Beginnings, we are committed to bringing the highest quality early childhood education and care to children and their families. We regularly update our curriculum to align with Department of Education mandates and National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) standards by developing new and enriching programming for our families.

We use "Creative Curriculum" in each classroom. This curriculum provides teachers with planning tools to create integrated lesson plans and group children by developmental level. Teachers can select from hundreds of activities designed to meet the strengths and needs of each child.

Target Areas for the classrooms:
  • Observation-based assessment that demonstrates progress
  • Small group instruction within the classroom setting
  • Regular communication between teachers and parents, designed to keep parents informed about the child's progress each day
  • Variety of activities aimed at supporting learning concepts for individual age groups

Partnering with Parents
Partnering with Parents

Forming a strong partnership with parents is one of our top priorities. We recognize that parents are their child's first teacher. Collaborating our efforts makes the child's first educational experiences positive ones.

Teachers can generate parent-friendly conference reports in both English and Spanish. Also, using a narrative description designed for parents, teachers can describe each child's current stage of social/emotional, physical, cognitive, and language development, and suggest likely next steps for the child.

Springfield Partners is grateful for the program support of:

The Irene E. & George A. Davis Foundation

Children's Investment Fund

New Beginnings welcomes volunteers at the center. We have a highly successful Foster Grandparent program, in which senior citizens volunteer at the center for a few hours each week.

New Beginnings staff would like to heartily thank our Foster Grandparents for their time and dedication.

To view or print a New Beginnings flyer, please click on the link below.

Download: New Beginnings Flyer

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Springfield Partners for Community Action, 721 State Street, Springfield, MA 01109 • Phone: 413-263-6500 • Fax: 413-263-6511