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Recommendations from Working Parents

The following list was assembled by working parents in the area. The Navy does not, however, officially endorse these organizations; nor does the Navy take any responsibility for the care provided.

All of these organizations are state licensed, offer year-round programs, have a good child to teacher ratio, and generally can provide transportation to and from school. Hours, except where specified, are 0600 to 1830.


Organization Locations Phone
Children's World of Learning Centers Chesapeake
Portsmouth
* Virginia Beach
(* Several Locations)
(757) 482-7880
(757) 484-1965
(757) 497-8314
Offers a lower rate with more than one child enrolled
“Free-day” to test compatibility
Toddlers to 12 years
Lunch and snack provided
Hours vary by location

KinderCare Learning Centers Chesapeake
Portsmouth
* Virginia Beach
(* Several Locations)
(757) 436-4747
(757) 484-9377
(757) 481-6048
Offers a lower rate with more than one child enrolled
6 weeks to 12 years
Lunch and snacks provided

La Petite Academy * Chesapeake
Portsmouth
* Virginia Beach
(* Several Locations)
(757) 465-3893
(757) 483-4325
(757) 471-6104
Offers a lower rate with more than one child enrolled
Ages vary with locations
Lunch and snacks provided
0600-1800

YMCA Chesapeake
Portsmouth
Virginia Beach
Suffolk
(757) 547-9622
(757) 399-5511
(757) 456-9622
(757) 934-9622
Rates vary with membership
Limited space available - must enroll child as soon as possible
Hours subject to Y's schedule