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Welcome to the Fresno City College Child Development Center. Our site is located at 1621 East University Avenue, to the west of Blackstone Avenue. View map.

Monday through Friday, we can be reached at (559) 443-8618 during office hours of 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. A voice message may be left before and after these times.

If you are interested in a guided tour of the Center, please call the above number to schedule an appointment. Visits to the Center are scheduled Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and then again later in the day between 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Hours of Operation: Our doors open to greet children and parents at 7:00 a.m. and close at 5:30 p.m. The Center follows the State Center Community College District’s Classified Calendar. We are open year round and closed for most holidays.

The Child Development Center is an integral part of the Child Development Department of Fresno City College. Our Center provides an ongoing and professionally updated resource for Fresno City College students to receive professional training and observe children in a quality program. We offer childcare services for students, faculty, staff, and community members as space allows. The Center is a place for children to grow, learn, play, and explore and for parents to gain support in facing the realities of childrearing in a complex world.

In response to the developmental needs of young children, our program supports children's learning and exploration by providing opportunities for them to make choices and experiment as they work toward understanding the world around them. A variety of learning opportunities facilitates self-discovery and competency. Children learn to think about and appreciate individual differences and become cooperative members of the group through social interaction in a climate of caring and support.  Licensed by the State of California (#100406467), the Center provides quality early care and education for children from 24 months to five years of age. The demographics of the population of Fresno are represented in our staff and the children who are enrolled.

The Child Development Center receives and accepts funds from private pay tuition fees and grants. The continued operation of the Center is financed on the same basis as any cost effective childcare program. Our fees reflect the median childcare rates within Fresno County and include a once a semester registration fee and monthly tuition fees.

Child care is available Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Center office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

For more information call (559) 443-8618 or go to:

Admission and Enrollment Policies
2016-2017 Center Calendar
2017-2018 Center Calendar
Map Location
Parent Handbook
Waiting List Application

Last updated: 1/12/2017 10:57:07 AM