JPVAMC Small World is a NAEYC accredited not-for-profit Child Care Center
located on the grounds of the Jamaica Plain Veterans Hospital.
Founded in 1983, we have been providing child care for infants, toddlers,
and pre-schoolers for over 30 years.
Small World serves as an advocate for children, their families, and their
teachers in community and society. We adhere to the NAEYC standards of excellence.
We recognize all children have individual learning styles, strengths, and needs.
It is the philosophy of Small World Child Care Center that children are unique individuals
who deserve a warm, secure environment that promotes a sense of joy, curiosity and discovery
in learning. We encourage children to develop socially, intellectually, and creatively as
they grow. We value an inclusive environment that respects the distinctive qualities of
others and individuals aspect of themselves. We partner with parents to promote and enhance
the child’s growth and development.
Hours of Operation
Our hours are 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The center is closed
on federal holidays.
We care for about 50 students, ranging
from infants to preschoolers.
All of our teachers have training in Early Childhood Education and/or Child Development
and are exceptional at understanding the unique needs of children at all stages.
Small World has a wonderful staff retention rate. The majority of
staff have been at Small World for 5-12 years.