• Nurtury, Inc. - Mt. Pleasant

    11 Mt. Pleasant Ave. Roxbury, MA 02119 


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  • Nurtury Early Education’s mission is to give Greater Boston’s youngest children in need the opportunity to reach their full potential by investing in school readiness, promoting healthy development, and strengthening families. At the heart of Nurtury’s mission is ensuring that all children enrolled in its center-based and family child care programs start school with the tools they need for kindergarten success. When our first program opened in 1878, Nurtury became New England’s first early education and care agency. Since then, Nurtury has transformed child care to include high-quality educational programming and family support resources. We embrace a leadership role in the early education field in Boston and statewide, collaborating with fellow providers, and advocating for the early education workforce and for families at the state level. Through our center-based programs and family child care system, we have touched generations of children and their families.

    Nurtury Mt. Pleasant

    Nurtury Mt. Pleasant was established in 1882 and later moved to its current location, on Mt. Pleasant Ave. and became the child care component of the Project Family Independence in Roxbury, a collaborative housing project designed to provide permanent, low-income housing to single parents. The program currently serves infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, ages 2 months to 6 years old. It has 5 classrooms inclusive of UPK, Preschool, and Infant and Toddler care. It has a large outdoor play space, and offers music enrichment through the Young Audiences Music program and literacy support from Jumpstart. The center has a full-time Director and Family Partner. Free nutritious breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack are provided daily. Program Director: Dorothy Wilson; Family Partner: Zabidah Parker; program phone: 617-427-4300

    UPK Hours: 9:00 AM-3:30 PM

    Before/After School Care: Before-school care available 7:30-9:00 AM; after-school care available 3:30-5:30 PM 

    Enrichments: Young Audiences Music program, Jumpstart

    Uniform Policy: No

    Language of Instruction: English

    Enrollment Coordinator: Program Director Dorothy Wilson, dwilson@nurturyboston.org, 617-427-4300

    Website: www.nurturyboston.org