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There are 160 home daycares in Dorchester, MA.

Many take both infants and toddlers, with group sizes between 6 and 10.

Ms. Cynthia
Dorchester, MA
4 reviews
4 reviews, 5 photos
8 weeks–5 years · 8am–4pm
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Just like larger child care centers, home daycares are licensed by the Department of Early Education and Care in MA.
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Ms. Doris’s NeighborSchool

Little Dolphins Family Child Care

Dorchester, MA

Days
Monday–Friday
Times
7am–5pm
Ages
6 months–5 years
Days
Monday–Friday
Times
7am–5pm
Ages
6 months–5 years
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About Me

After emigrating from Ecuador with my young daughter, I dedicated my career to child care more than 15 years ago. I quickly established myself as an accomplished businesswoman, high-quality educator, active community member and tireless advocate for early childhood education....

Qualifications

Associate Degree in Bilingual Early Childhood Education, Certified Lead Teacher for Infants, Toddlers and Preschoolers, Child Development Associate Certificate

Background Checked

Reference Checked

Home Safety Inspection

Health & Safety Trained

EEC License #0000666

Program
A place where learning is fun!
Size
8 students
Size
8 students

I offer a multicultural, fun and exciting environment, which stimulates each child’s need to learn and creates experiences that will enable his/her body to grow and develop. As part of our bilingual program (English & Spanish), there is often a theme for the day, and we will start with story time....

Child Care During COVID-19

The health and safety of our children, families, and Providers is always our top priority. Throughout COVID-19 we have been in close communication with state officials at the child care licensing agencies, public health officials, pediatric epidemiologists, and our entire community...

Enrollment

to see if Doris has space for you.

Environment

There's lots of room to play inside and outside. In addition to three rooms on the main floor, there is a large playroom on the ground level. Sometimes we will play in the yard, but we often walk around the neighborhood to check out nearby public parks and regularly visit the public library too....

Schedule
Calendar
Year Round
Meals and Snacks
2 Meals / 1 Snack
Calendar
Year Round
Meals and Snacks
2 Meals / 1 Snack
Location

Doris Spoor 32 Balfour Street Dorchester, MA 02125 (617) 263-7500

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Ms. Cynthia
Dorchester, MA
4 reviews
4 reviews, 5 photos
8 weeks–5 years · 8am–4pm
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The NeighborSchools Difference

Unlike Care.com, Yelp, or SitterCity, here at NeighborSchools we only partner with Licensed Home Daycare & Preschool Providers. These high-quality small-scale programs allow for better ratios, meaning more individualized attention for your little one. In Massachusetts, all Providers are licensed by the Dept. of Early Education & Care (EEC).

In order to receive and maintain a license from the EEC, Providers must:
  • Complete training in Safe Sleep, Childhood Nutrition, Medication Administration, and Transportation Safety
  • Undergo a rigorous home environment inspection & unannounced monitoring visits from EEC Licensors throughout the year
  • Maintain current Pediatric CPR & First Aid certificates
  • Complete a 3-part background record check, including fingerprints
  • Complete 10+ hours of professional development training annually

Many parents don‘t realize that Licensed Home Daycare & Preschool is regulated just like center-based child care. The biggest difference is that with Home Daycare your child is in the care of one experienced Provider who is wholly devoted to the children in their program. Children get the individualized attention and continuity of care they need to thrive; you get a more affordable child care option conveniently located right in your neighborhood.