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From I-95 South: Take Exit 16 and bear left. Take left off the ramp onto East Avenue. Follow East Avenue straight, you will pass a Dunkin Donuts on your right. Continue straight under the railroad overpass to a stop light. After that light, get into the left lane and follow the East Avenue Cemetary. You will follow the cemetary around a left turn, and on your right you will see a Wells Fargo Bank, at that point, get into the right lane and follow it onto Gregory Blvd. Continue straight onto Gregory Blvd. After the stop light you will see the Center playground. Pass the playground and turn onto Third Street and turn into center parking lot. From I-95 North Take exit 16, bear right. Turn right onto East Ave. All directions from here are the same as above.

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Welcome to The Marvin Children's Center

Connecting Generations

We opened our doors to serve children in November 1998 and we are funded by the State of Connecticut's School Readiness and Child Day Care Grant Program. Under One Roof, Inc. is an independent not-for-profit organization and is the owner and sponser of the Marvin Children's Center. They have selected Bright Horizons Family Solutions, the nation's leading provider of employer-sponsored childcare and early education, to serve as the manager of The Marvin Children's Center. Besides being a NAEYC accredited program, one of the exciting and unique aspects of our center is that we are an intergenerational program that brings seniors and children together on a daily basis!

What Parents are Saying

Our greatest advocates are also our closest friends.

"I will never forget how patiently you listened to me after finding out Nathan's health problems. It meant so much to me! I truly appreciate everything you have taught my son and for all the times you find special places to put his Lego structures. It makes him so happy. Thank you very much!"

Our Center Programs & Services

Here are a few of our best features.

Full- and part-time early education and preschool

Featured Parent Webinar

Quality Early Education: Choosing What's Best for Your Child


We talk to education experts from the National Association for the Education for Young Children (NAEYC) to get insider tips on what to look for in a quality early childhood education program. You’ll hear how NAEYC sets standards and how to select the option best suited to your child’s unique needs.

Bright Horizons Parent Community

Helping dad when mom goes back to workThe Bright Horizons Parent Community is a great place for parents and educators to share ideas, get perspectives and ask questions. Looking for info on potty training your toddler or how to get your preschooler started with chores? This is the place for you.

Bright Spaces Help Children in Crisis

Bright Horizons Foundation for ChildrenBright Spaces - special places for children in homeless and domestic violence shelters and other agencies - help children experiencing trauma. Bright Horizons teachers and employees help create Bright Spaces, support them through volunteering, and make a difference across hundreds of communities and serve thousands of children each year. To learn more, including how you could be involved, visit Making Connections Through Bright Spaces, a digital magazine celebrating the impact our programs make in people's lives.

Meals

Nutritious snacks provided daily

Get involved in our Enrichment Activities

Because knowledge is more than just the ABC's.

Our Enrichment programs include: Math Counts, Science Rocks, Handwriting Without Tears, Planned Weekly Intergenerational Activities, Monthly Sing-A-Long with 'Senior Friends'

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    Norwalk PD bring the Children Ice Cream! 8/10/2016
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