Nurtury Child Care Programs

We offer both Center-Based Care and Family Child Care, so families have a choice when it comes to child care. Learn more about our programs below. 

Center-Based Care

Our Center-Based Programs offers child care for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers in classroom settings at our three licensed centers located in Jamaica Plain, Roxbury, and Cambridge. Our multicultural educators provide nurturing child care using a curriculum (Creative Curriculum) designed to meet children’s individual developmental needs and promote school readiness. We embrace playful learning with opportunities to meet individual and group needs through a broad range of learning activities such as music, cooking, science, play (indoor and outdoor), arts, early literacy, language, and games.

  • Licensed by MA Department of Early Education and Care
  • Ages 2 months old – 5 years old
  • Flexible hours offering 9-10 hours of care (varies by center)
  • Offers Head Start and Universal Pre-K (UPK) classrooms
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Family Child Care

Family Child Cares are home-based, state-licensed programs which benefit families seeking a smaller and more intimate setting for the care of their children. They are a vibrant component of the early education field, and at Nurtury, predominantly owned by women of multicultural backgrounds. Children are introduced to curricula with a strong focus on school readiness which covers the five developmental areas, while offering linguistic and cultural diversity. 

  • License capacities range from 6 to 10 children
  • Serving mixed ages birth – 5 years old* (with some programs offering school-age care for children up to 13 years old)
  • Flexible hours, full-day, full-year
  • Bilingual programs
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Nurtury has 3 early education centers and over 145 family child care providers in the Greater Boston area. Use our map to find a location that works best for you and your family.

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They say it takes a village to raise a child… I am thankful that my village is Nurtury. They have helped me in so many different ways like supporting me, understanding me and being a great role models for my children’s. They help working parents balance their day to day. My children have learned so much, the teachers are dedicated, loving and understanding.

Natashalee Jimenez

Nurtury Parent


There really was no other place, but Nurtury. I not only knew that for my daughter, but my nieces too. Our family comes here because Nurtury is a place that we can trust. Nurtury is always going to have a special place in my heart as an alum and a parent.


Nurtury Alum and Parent


It feels like every week, our son is developing a new skill or hitting a new milestone. The caretakers at Nurtury are very invested in the children, and it shows. Our son loves going to Nurtury, and we feel lucky to have this care center as part of our son’s upbringing.

Lindsay and Aneel Wilde

Nurtury Parents

Enrollment Overview

We have a diverse community, delivering care whether you can pay full tuition or are receiving financial assistance (such as vouchers). If you have questions about enrolling your child with Nurtury or are unsure if you qualify for financial assistance, we are here to help.

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