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Family-Based Childcare System

EEC Family Based Childcare SystemChildren’s Services of Roxbury’s Family-Based Childcare System is delivered by individual providers in their homes. CSR recruits, trains and provides supportive services to our Family-based providers. Children in a family childcare home may range in age from three months to age six. For programs serving between six and ten children, an additional assistant is required.

Any childcare provided in a facility outside the child’s own home, including a center-based program, after-school program, or in a family child care home, must be licensed or authorized by EEC.

EEC License Requirements

  • Programs are healthy, safe, and offer activities that help the child grow and develop
  • Providers are certified in first-aid and CPR
  • Providers have specialized training in child development and curriculum implementation
  • Programs maintain appropriate ratios of teachers to children
  • Providers undergo a criminal background check

CSR’s childcare providers are CDA licensed and utilize a {tip title=”Wraparound” content=”Wraparound is a customized, holistic program managed by a dedicated team assigned to address the specific needs of youth and families, building on their strengths and supporting their goals.”}Wraparound{/tip} model, providing a healthy, educational, professional and nurturing environment for children and their parents.

Our Family-Based Childcare System in Roxbury is comprised of 33 providers located primarily within the neighborhoods of Dorchester, Roxbury, Mattapan, Jamaica Plain, Roslindale, Hyde Park and the South End. We serve approximately 225 children across our network daily.

Our providers operate safe, high-quality, and professional environments. Many of them have been affiliated with CSR for many years and represent a diverse network within the Latino and Caribbean cultures in the City of Boston. For more information, call 617-516-5203.

Children’s Services of Roxbury also offers a Family-Based Childcare System in Worcester. This program is comprised of educators and serve approximately 200 children daily in the greater Worcester area. Similar to Boston, our Worcester providers operate safe, high quality, professional environment. Many of our providers have been affiliated with CSR for many years and represent culturally-diverse networks within the City of Worcester.

For more information on CSR’s Worcester Family Childcare System, please call 508-751-4160.