Harry Pregerson Child Care Center
The Harry Pregerson Child Care Center is located within the Roybal Federal building in downtown Los Angeles. This center is a General Services Administration (GSA) licensed center which gives enrollment priority to federal families. The center also serves families that live and work around the downtown Los Angeles area. The center's curriculum is emergent, incorporating elements of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM.)
Hours & Schedule
Tours available by appointment only please call (213) 894-1556
Regular Operation Hours are Mon - Fri: 6:45 am - 6:00 pm
Our centers are open year round excluding weekends and major holidays.
All programs are full-day.
Full-time schedule is 5-day attendance; Mon. - Fri.
Part-time schedule is available for 4-days, 3-days (Mon., Wed. & Fri.) or 2-days (Tue. & Thu.)
Family-Teacher partnerships are key to support positive learning experiences. Open communication and family events happen throughout the year to foster those relationships
We are a National Association for the Education of Young Children Accredited Center for over 10 years! Our program offers high-quality learning environments that follow the 10 Standards of NAEYC
The center's curriculum is play based and emergent, incorporating elements of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM)
Enrollment priority for federal employes and scholarship opportunities
Located in the Civic Center area in DTLA; easy accessible for the working family
Agency available Program Services Director who works with the center directors, teachers, and families to support children’s social, emotional, and developmental needs in the classroom
The curriculum is Anti-bias and developmentally appropriate. Potty learning is encouraged when the child shows interest and signs of readiness, it is not required in any classroom
Infant & Toddler Program
Responsive Care and Support
The infant and toddler program follows the primary caregiver model, creating a secure and caring environment for the child. The focus of the infant program is to observe and support the development of essential milestones and provide a safe and secure environment that encourages positive and healthy growth.
Infant room is for children 6 weeks old to steady walkers
4:1 Teacher/Child ratio
Capacity of 8 children
Toddler 1 Room
Toddler room is for steady walkers up to children 24 months old
Toddlers: 4:1 Teacher/Child ratio
Capacity of 12 children
Toddler 2 Room
Children ages 2 to 3 years old
6:1 Teacher/Child ratio
Capacity of 14 Children
California Community Care Licensing Division LIC 198008723
Emergent Curriculum Based Learning
The focus in the preschool classrooms is developing social skills, positive peer interactions, building a positive self-identity and beginning self-help skills. Teachers create lesson plans according to the children's interests, creating provocations and incorporating STEAM activities to spark the children's curiosity and support the children in developing the foundations of learning in a meaningful way.
Children ages 3 to 5 years old
10:1 Teacher/ Child ratio
Capacity of 20 Children
California Community Care Licensing Division LIC 198008722
Federal employee verification will be required to qualify for the Federal rate.
Payment arrangements are available for tuition payments.
There are no tuition credits or adjustments for illness, holidays, vacations or circumstances beyond our control.
Monthly Tuition Rates
Enrollment Fee: $185.00
Facility Fee: $200.00
Families enrolled part-time
Families with enrolled siblings
All other community families
Wait List Fee: $125.00
The wait list fee is non-refundable
One fee is required per child and per center
You will remain on the wait list until your child ages out of all our programs