Bitter Cold in the Forecast
/
Mayor Wu declared a cold emergency in Boston from Friday, February 3, through Sunday, February 5, due to the extreme cold weather in the forecast. BCYF locations will be activated as warming centers on Friday and Saturday during their normal hours.
Last updated:

BCYF City Hall Childcare

The Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF) City Hall Childcare Program provides nurturing and affordable care.

BCYF City Hall Childcare serves children ages 3 months to 7 years. Children take part in educational, recreational, and creative activities. They also receive nutritious breakfasts and snacks.

Childcare program information

  • We're licensed by the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC).
  • We're also accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
  • For infants, the program runs year-round, from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • For toddlers, the program runs year-round, from 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • For preschool-age children, the program runs year-round, from 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Our childcare program is located in Boston City Hall. We are open to all.
  • We also accept vouchers for our program.

Private rates are as follows*:

  • Infant, 3 months up to 15 months: $331.54 per week
  • Toddler, 15 months up to 2.9 years: $294.16 per week
  • Preschool, 2.9 years up to 7 years: $223.05 per week

*Rates are subject to change. Please confirm rates when applying for the waiting list. These rates were effective May 28, 2021.

Back to top