Early LIFE Mission Statement

Rooted in NYC’s urban communities, Early LIFE is committed to building partnerships with families and communities to support the health, education and well-being of children and families.

We provide all children with developmentally and age-appropriate experiences through play-based learning and enrichment.  Utilizing a holistic approach to meet the needs of changing times, our programming focuses on school readiness, safety, brain health, family engagement, trauma preparedness and cultural responsiveness that is geared towards equity and social justice.

About Early LIFE

Early LIFE Early Childhood Education program has a commitment to provide superior early childhood education experiences in our center-based and home-based environments within the New York City area. Early LIFE offers traditional child-care, Early Head Start and Head Start and Universal Pre-Kindergarten programs.


Early Life locations around the New York area


High-quality learning environment that enables every child to become a creative, confident thinker.


Enroll your child today!

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Lutheran Social Services of New York
475 Riverside Dr #1244,
New York, NY 10115