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From the north - Rt. 93 S to Purchase St. exit, take a left out of tunnel and continue straight through traffic lights at Atlantic Ave. and Seaport Blvd. Take left at next lights (Barking Crab restaurant, with bright red and yellow awning, on left) onto Sleeper St. and then right onto Northern Ave. Harborview Children's Center is located within the Moakley Federal Courthouse at One Courthouse Way (front entrance is on Northern Ave.), a contemporary brick building with bullocks and American flag at the front. From south: Rts. 90 or 93 to Seaport Blvd. or Atlantic Blvd.; Seaport Blvd. to Northern Ave. Northern Ave. runs from the Institute of Contemporary Arts past the Moakley Courthouse, to the Barking Crab restaurant (bright red and yellow awning and sign).

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  • What Boston Parents are Saying

    about Bright Horizons Child Care

    "Mr. Joseph, even thou you have been with us for a short time, we have been able to see the positive response the children have towards you, you bring a great balance to the team. Jaiden really likes you and we appreciate all you do as an integral team player of the preschool. Thank you!"

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  • Check out our Menu

    Did you know we provide meals?

    At Harborview Children's Center, we are happy to provide a nutritious breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snack each day.

    Check out our menu below!

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  • Celebrating 30 Years of Learning!

    Bright Horizons is proud to celebrate 30 years as the early educator and partner of choice for families around the world.

    We look forward to supporting the next generation of parents and children, and continue to cheer the big steps made by the early learners at all of our centers. Because the most exciting milestones are the ones we get to celebrate with parents and children every day.

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  • You're Invited

    Parent classes and Family Events!

    You're Invited!
    Center Wide Family Potluck-
    Wednesday 11/22 5-6:30
    Friday, 12/29- Happy "Noon" Years! Parade and celebration to welcome 2018. 12-12:30
    Save the dates for Fall/Winter Family                     Meet Ups!
    When: Thursday, 11/9 5-6
    Where: Fan Pier Park

    When: Thursday 11/16 5-6
    Where: Fan Pier Park

    Parent Classes
    -  Potty Training Class *Back by popular demand
     Tuesday December 5 
     4:45- 5:30

    - Positive Guidance
     Tuesday, November21

    -New Mom's Group
       Beginning in October-the  1st Thursday of every month
     1-2 Jury Assembly Hall      

  • About the Curriculum

    Our unique approach to education.

    Bright Horizons’ The World at Their Fingertips

    Children learn in a variety of ways and at their own pace. Our carefully planned curriculum is designed to inspire your child at every age and stage. Built around extensive research, 21st-century technology, and developmentally appropriate instruction, our curriculum introduces concepts of math, science, language, culture, environment, art and health.


  • About our Teachers

    Helping children reach their potential

    Our Teachers

    Inspired by knowledgeable child development professionals who understand the balance between nurturing developing minds and caring for tender spirits, children grow from curious infants into explorative preschoolers. Our teachers are all experienced and highly trained, meeting rigid certification requirements. They keep up with the latest techniques in early childhood curriculum and continually develop new skills to guide children on a path to lifelong learning.

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  • Health & Safety

    Because parents need peace of mind

    Well Aware and Staying Healthy

    Our center environment offers children a healthy and safe place to develop and learn. Through our Well Aware program and our Staying Healthy procedures, we set high expectations for creating healthy environments and also foster positive attitudes within children towards healthy living, physical activity, and nutrition.

    We’re proud to provide programs parents can feel good about, and to be recognized as a model for other early education programs by the Partnership for a Healthier America and First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move campaign.

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