Caring for Children

Feb 1, 2021


The Salvation Army operates five childcare centers in Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Queens. We offer free childcare to families, providing a tailored program that can help develop children between the ages of 2 and 5.

We strive to create an environment where children can learn how to become critical thinkers and are given opportunities to participate in fine arts, educational exercises, and field trips. The purpose of these activities is to teach colors, shapes, letters, numbers, and to gain new and exciting hands-on learning experiences. Children are encouraged to explore the world around them to develop their independence and expand their imagination.

The Salvation Army, the leading provider of social services in the United States, offers a unique opportunity for families to also benefit from our network of food pantries, soup kitchens, after school programs, senior programs, and holiday assistance programs.



For more information about our child care centers and to enroll your child, please call one of the centers closest to you:

Bushwick Child Care Center
151 Bushwick Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11221

Brownsville Child Care Center
280 Riverdale Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11212

Bronx Tremont Child Care Center
2121 Washington Ave
Bronx, NY 10457

Bronx Citadel Child Care Center
425 East 159 Street
Bronx, NY 10451

Ridgewood Child Care Center
69-23 Cypress Hills Street
Flushing, NY 11385

The Salvation Army Child Care Programs are licensed by the NYC Department Of Health and Mental Hygiene. All of our Centers adhere to CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19 to ensure a safe learning environment for all children and staff.

Our Bushwick Child Care Center being featured on News 12 Brooklyn



Want to Schedule a Visit to a center near you? Fill out the form below and we will contact you as soon as possible. 

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