Welcome to Hunger Mountain Children’s Center!

Hunger Mountain Children’s Center provides high quality child care in a nurturing and safe environment where children have endless opportunities to explore their world.

Hunger-Mountain-Children’s Center has been a licensed-childcare program since 1978. We are a non-profit organization with a board-of-directors comprised of parents community members and highly qualified staff. We serve approximately 45 children a day.


Our Mission

To provide high-quality childcare in a nurturing and safe environment where children have endless opportunities to explore their world.


Our Philosophy

  • Every child deserves to be treated and respected as an -individual
  • A way of teaching children to make better choices is through discipline, not punishment.
  • Children learn through exploration. It is essential to provide them with unique experiences that present a variety of learning experiences.  Children should be encouraged to experiment with each activity, build their confidence, use their imaginations and expand their creativity.
  • A successful learning environment invites children of all origins to play together, learn from each other and develop their skills in an unhurried manner. The environment must allow for hands-on experiences while encouraging children to feel safe and loved.
  • Family is the root of a child’s well-being.
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We released our final butterfly today! The preschoolers sang him a farewell song!

Three years after Tropical Storm Irene forced Hunger Mountain Children’s Center out of its home in downtown Waterbury, the nonprofit ...