Good Shepherd Child Development Center, Inc. est, 1969, located at 170 Old Point Road, Milford, CT; provides early care and education services on a full-day, full-year basis for infants, toddlers and preschool children from working families. Good Shepherd also operates a second childcare location; East Shore Child Development Center, est 1978, located on 16 Dixon Street, Milford, CT. Both centers have been successfully operating for 30 plus years and Nationally Accredited (NAEYC).
Good Shepherd is State Licensed to accommodate 56 Infant & Toddlers and 40 Preschoolers. East Shore is licensed to accommodate 40 Preschoolers. Both Centers are open Monday thru Friday, 52 weeks per year, from 6:45am to 5:30pm. The teachers at Good Shepherd & East Shore are experienced in Early Childhood Education; many have worked for the Center several years. Parent involvement is an important component of the program, which is run by the Executive Director under the advisement of a Board of Directors comprised of community leaders, parents and early childhood education experts.
Good Shepherd's ultimate goal was to create a facility that would enhance the learning environment and provide more positive and meaningful experiences for the children who attend Good Shepherd Child Development Center. With the construction of a new building, Good Shepherd now has increased physical activity opportunities for children at a young age.