Early Childhood Services

Providing childcare for children 0-5 years old.

Each child receives hands-on learning in the areas of developing and improving their motor skills, level of literacy, path to successful socialization, health and social / emotional wellness. All children attending achieve high attendance rate of 85% or higher and all meet next grade level success. Each program has an assigned Family Services Assistance to help each family work on goals, address barriers and assist families in a comprehensive way. We have a nutritionist, behavior health services,  a health advocate and a special education coordinator on-site to meet all our children and families’ needs. Currently all our programs are free for qualifying families.

Early Head Start

Early Head Start is an all-day program for infants (starting at six weeks) to three-years-old. This program follows the Primary and Continuity of Care Model, where teachers follow the children maintaining the importance of attunement for young children and their social-emotional growth.

Before and After Care

For current 3 and 4-year-old students. Limited spots available.

  • Free to our current students but space is limited
  • Extra time to enhance some academic skills
  • Developmentally appropriate activities

Our Early Childhood Center offers an award-winning program for children as young as six weeks old through the age of five.

Subsidized Daycare Services

This program is for: Children in need of childcare and who qualify for childcare subsidies

  • Qualified bilingual staff
  • Warm, culturally relevant meals
  • Extended hours
  • Developmental screening
  • Supporting staff to help you with your family needs
Children with an Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) are welcome! 

Now recruiting children 13 to 36 months

Enroll by:
Visiting 777 Clifford Ave between 8am- 3pm or 
Calling 585-454-1200

Head Start & UPK

The Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) and Head Start programs are open to three- & four-year olds and follows the RCSD school calendar. Our programs of high quality and meet all National Head Start Performance Standards, Social Emotional Pyramid Model and RCSD High Scope Curriculum. Each year, children who are enrolled in the Summer Leap Program participate in high quality curriculum in math, science, language and literacy at our center. They also learn how to swim, which helps build their confidence. Our Summer Leap Program was established after children from our center attended the first pilot program at Horizons at Harley.

All of our programs participate in Raising a Reader with our local library, Sesame Neighborhood with WXXI, Ready to GROW and Rochester Area Parent Program with Children’s Institute. Ibero Early Childhood Services was recently recognized by the Mary Allen Institute Spotlight for our work with infant mental health.

Call now to learn more:


777 Clifford Ave, Rochester, NY 14621


Get Ready to GROW provides free developmental checks and follow-up support for children ages one to five years. 

Quality Stars NY Logo

We’re excited to share that our program is now participating in QUALITYstarsNY, New York State’s Quality Rating & Improvement System for early childhood programs! By joining QUALITYstarsNY, we are committing to making our program the best it can be for children and families. Best of all, we’ll be supported with resources to achieve our goals for our program. We’re excited to partner with QUALITYstarsNY on this journey and can’t wait to keep you updated on all the ways it’s benefiting your child’s early learning experience. Download the QUALITYstarsNY Handout for Families to learn more or visit qualitystarsny.org.