YWCA – Polly Dodge Early Learning Center

Community-based organization

This location can help you with: Early Learn.

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538 West 55th Street, Manhattan 10019

Nearby Stops

1 2 0.5 Miles, 59th St - Columbus Circle
A C E 0.5 Miles, 50th St
A B C D 0.5 Miles, 59th St - Columbus Circle


Child Care
For infants: No
For toddlers: Yes
Preschool: Yes
Pre-K: Yes

Contact by phone

Call: 718-757-2047

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Programs at this location

Child care for infants & toddlersEarly Learn

NYC Department of Education

EarlyLearn is free or low-cost child care and education for children six weeks to two years old. There are hundreds of home-based and center-based programs across NYC offering services in safe and positive learning environments.

Apply in person

  1. Use MySchools: Choose the "EarlyLearn" and "Family Child Care" filters in the drop-down menu, then type in your home address to find programs near you
  2. Download the application, visit a program of your choice to pick one up, or call 311 to request one in the mail.
  3. Complete the application and submit it with required the documents to the EarlyLearn program of your choice.
  4. Apply at your assigned HRA Job Center if you already get HRA benefits and want to enroll in an EarlyLearn NYC program.

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Last Updated Monday, July 9th, 12:31pm