Child Care Affiliations

Brown University maintains an affiliation with the following centers:

YMCA Mt. Hope Childcare Center*

Address: 421 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02906
Phone: 401-521-7252
Contact: Terri Longworth, Administrator

The Center is currently licensed to serve infants and children ages 6 weeks to 5 years. 

The Brown/Fox Point Early Childhood Education Center, Inc.*
Address: 150 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02906
Contact: Heather Webster, Executive Director

The Center is licensed to serve children ages 3 through kindergarten.

In order to secure or hold an open spot in a childcare center, a deposit may be expected in advance.  Please check with the Director of the center as to what is required.


Bright Horizons - Preferred enrollment at select Bright Horizon centers plus tuition discounts at partner centers

  • Brown families move ahead of community on waiting list for full-time care at select Bright Horizons centers.
  • Registration fee credit after 30 days of enrollment (up to $250 value) with preferred enrollment program.
  • Full time child care discounts are available at partner centers.  Discounts range from 5%-10%.  Some are available as early as children aged six weeks, and most are for children aged 2-12 years.

Search for a center:
Scroll down to the Additional Family Support section, then click on the placard for ‘Center-based Child Care’ to search for the centers by zip code.


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For questions please contact:,  863-2459