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Phone: 562-591-0509
1548 Chestnut Ave
Long Beach
California 90813
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Target demographics: provide parents with peace of mind knowing their children are cared for in a loving and nurturing environment.

Direct beneficiaries per year: More than 300 students, their parents and families.

Geographic areas served: Long Beach

Programs: Early Literacy “Ready to Read” Methods: The curriculum, starting with six-week old infants, consists of two hours of activities each day in the classroom that focus on language enhancement and development of large and small motor skills. The curriculum includes the following: Reading to help children in relating pictures to words. Reading to a child helps them develop language skills and makes them aware of the association between the written and spoken word and helps them to develop problem-solving skills. Each classroom is equipped with age-appropriate books, games and materials in both English and Spanish, and designated reading areas. Every year, each child receives at least one age-appropriate book as a holiday gift; Encouraging parents to read to their children and participate in literacy activities. Parents are encouraged to read to their children at least 20 minutes a day.

Founded in 1912, Long Beach Day Nursery's mission is to provide quality early care and education to young children (6 weeks to 6 years old) of working parents. LBDN believes that a good start in the formative years of childhood provides children with a lasting foundation for success throughout their lives. LBDN serves approximately 325 children annually (250 at a time).

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Provides an amazing value to the community. I would reccomend the services they provide to any and all... more »
As a Board member I am proud to contribute to this wonderful 101 year old organization. As a part of my architectural practice I have worked with and visited numerous child care facilities in Southern California. None approach the level of experience and professionalism of Long Beach Day Nursery. ... more »
A difficult day for every new parent is leaving that new treasure of a person in someone else's care while returning to the working world. My wife and I did an extensive search for a early childhood education center that was exactly that, not merely "day care." We were beyond thankful to have ... more »
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