Excellence in Education for Children
Innovative child care for every age and stage
Centro Mater child care centers create a safe, nurturing environment for your children, encouraging them to become confident problem-solvers, independent explorers and creative thinkers. Our philosophy for early childhood education and care is designed to give every child, at each stage of development, a beginning foundation of success in school and to promote a love of learning.
Centro Mater was the first to offer child care center services in Florida that combined pre-school and before-and-after school programs. All five of our centers have earned national accreditations.
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Centro Mater Childcare Services, Inc. is a 501 (c) 3, nonprofit organization which receives funds from:
We offer a full range of child care assistance for South Florida families.
The meals we serve support USDA guidelines and reflect the vibrant ethnic and culinary diversity of the communities we serve. They’re prepared by experienced, dietitian-trained cooks to balance good health with great taste!
Child health services
These include: physical examinations, dental services, immunizations, laboratory tests, vision screening and follow-up plans. See our child health & nutrition programs
Find out more about our available services that include: English as a Second Language, Employment Assistance, Parental Involvement as a Volunteer, GED Diploma study, vocational classes, parental skills classes, and nutrition classes. Explore Family & Community Services
What Parents and Students Say About Centro Mater
Centro Mater shaped Ray Blanco’s own childhood and is now guiding a second generation of Blancos to success.
Centro Mater West made such a big impact on that she returned a decade later to volunteer. Hear what made her experience here so inspiring.