Our PlacePhilosophy:

The Salvation Army Our Place Day Care Center helps families break the cycle of homelessness and attain self-sufficiency by providing a program that meets the educational, emotional and spiritual needs of each family member. While their children are enrolled in Our Place, parents have the opportunity to work, seek permanent housing, attend school, receive counseling, volunteer in the center or attend Parent Workshops.

If you would like additional information of have questions, please contact Our Place Director Nakennia President at 617.547.3400 ext 234 or Nakennia.President@use.salvationarmy.org.

Classrooms:

-Infant Room (7 Slots)

-Birth to 12 months
-A curriculum that focuses on cognitive, motor, language, social and emotional development.

-Infant/Toddler Room (18 Slots)

-12 months to 18 months
-A curriculum that focuses on cognitive, motor, language, social and emotional development.

-Toddler Room (9 Slots)

-1.5 years to 2.9 years
-A curriculum that focuses on cognitive, motor, language, social and emotional development.

-Preschool Room (12 Slots)

-2.9 years to 5 years
-A curriculum that focuses on an interest in others, self awareness, motor milestones, eye-hand skills, language/communication development, physical, spatial, and temporal awareness, and expressing feelings.

 

Four Kids

Enroll your child

Requirements:

In order to enroll your child into Our Place, one of the following must be true:

-You must be living in a homeless shelter.
-You must be living in a domestic violence shelter.
-You must be living in transitional housing.

Schedule:

-Hours: 8:30am - 3:15pm
-Drop Off: 8:30-9:30am
-Pick Up: 2:30-3:15pm

*Extended hours are available for those who qualify.

Cost:

The Salvation Army pays for your child care services until you are self-sufficient.

Enrollment:

-To enroll your child into Our Place you must:

-Call to have your child placed on the wait list | 617.547.3400
-Complete an application packet. Applications can be obtained at Our Place.
-Bring in a copy of fax the following:

-Shelter Letter
-Income Verification
-Parent's Social Security Card
-Child's Birth Certificate
-Child's Physical Report

*Walks and trips to playgrounds are taken periodically (weather permitting). All teachers are certified in Basic First Aid and CPS, and meet OCCS certification requirements.

*Our Place collaborates with Early Intervention (under 3 years) and the Cambridge Public School's Special Start Team (3 years and up) to address behavioral, emotional, and developmental delays children may have.

Support Our Place

Our Place relies on donor support to make the service available to families in need. Your contribution will help us to meet increasing need and maintain the quality education our children receive.

Ways to Donate to Our Place at The Salvation Army in Cambridge
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Mailing in a Check? Please make checks to (memo: Our Place):

The Salvation Army Our Place
P.O. Box 390647
Cambridge, MA  02139
or The Salvation Army Divisional Headquarters
ATTN: Development Department
25 Shawmut Road
Canton, MA  02021