Child Development Center
A. Zachary Yamba Building; Room G302
303 University Ave.
Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: 973.877.3357

We offer a variety of programs as a means to accommodate the needs of the students at Essex County College and the surrounding communities. We work hard to ensure our services are accessible and convenient to the ECC community, including:

  • Full-Year/Full-Day Abbott Program: Free for Newark residents from 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. September to June.
  • Evening Care (Monday-Thursday)
  • After Care Wrap-Around Services: 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Summer Child Care Service/Full-Day, Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Infant Care to 4 years old: (Private Care)
  • Subsidized Care: Program for Parents, Work First, and more
  • Evening Program: Fall and Spring semesters, available Monday to Friday, from 5:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Children of parents attending Essex County College or ECC staff may enroll in the Evening Program.