40 London Drive
Hamden, CT 06517
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Phone: 203-281-6602
Director: Lori Osber
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Tender Care Learning Center of Hamden, Connecticut, matches early education professionalism with a family-like atmosphere to create a truly fun and engaging environment. We are committed to recognizing each child’s unique gifts and talents as we provide a quality learning experience through creative play. Our goal is to foster a lifelong love of learning in every child.

Call us today to schedule a visit! 203-281-6602.

Learn more about Hamden's Partnership for Young Children.


Hamden testimonials

Learning Experience: Isabel has learned a lot since she started at Tender Care. The programs, activities, curriculum and great teachers have provided her with a perfect environment to learn and thrive. We see the fruits of it every day on small and big things.

Social Aspects: The schools has a good mix of kids from whom she can learn with. She is also encouraged to contribute with her own ideas and feelings. The daily contact with her peers as well as her guiding teachers has made her develop in many aspects and get ready for the next steps in her life.

Cristiane DC

My daughter has formed very close bonds to her teachers and classmates. She often talks about them when she is home. They have become a very important part of her life, and she looks forward to seeing them every weekday. The teachers at Tender Care are fabulous. They truly care about the children and it is obvious that they invest much time and effort in helping the children have a great learning experience.

Angela B.

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Tender Care Accreditations

Tender Care is a Pennsylvania and Connecticut state-licensed child care and early childhood learning organization, an accredited member of NAEYC, PAEYC, CAEYC, HAEYC, and PACCA, and is Keystone STARS rated.

  • Naeyc


    Tender Care Learning Centers has committed to accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) as the measurement of our program excellence. NAEYC is the nation’s largest and most influential organization of early childhood educators, and is dedicated to improving programs for children from birth through third grade. NAEYC sets the standards for quality childcare and education in America, with an emphasis placed on the quality of interactions among teachers and children and the developmental appropriateness of the curriculum.

  • Keystone/STARS


    The Keystone STARS program validates what Tender Care Learning Centers have been doing for many years. Your child's Early Education is critical to his/her development and future success in school and life. Keystone STARS sets requirements for early childhood educators to promote the best learning environment and safest setting possible for your child. As a parent, feel confident your child is safe and respected, is learning new things every day, and is well prepared for future success in life.