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Dryades YMCA’s Early Childhood Education Center is a Class A State

licensed program that primarily services parenting teens and working


This program is devoted to providing quality and affordable childcare

services that enhance parental self-sufficiency, reduces the infant

mortality rate in New Orleans and provides child care services for teen

mothers to ensure that they have the opportunity to continue with their


Utilizing a curriculum including reading, math, prewriting skills, art, music, language, recreational activities and supervised field trips, the Early Childhood Development Center provides a well-rounded and diverse learning atmosphere for all of our participants.

Picture of small children playing with large foam puzzles pieces in the Daycare Center.

Early Childhood Education Center

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