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NIH Child Care Centers' Fall 2019 Enrollment - Join the NIH Wait List Now 

Are you looking at preschools and/or child care centers for your child(ren) for the 2019-2020 school year? The NIH Child Care Centers are beginning their fall enrollments.

For those already on the NIH Child Care Centers Wait List, make sure your desired date of enrollment and center preferences are up to date. Now is the time to update your profile by emailing your updates to the Wait List Manager at

If you are not on the Wait List and have children 3-5 years of age, now is the time to explore these quality options. Please contact a Child Care Center to schedule a tour or attend an open house!

NIH offers quality, competitively priced child care options for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years at three different locations; two on campus and one in Rockville. Please visit the NIH Child Care Centers webpage at for more information about the Wait List and each center's curriculum, hours, location, fees and meal options. Click on the Webinar button to check out the Top 10 Things You Need to Know About the NIH Wait List and click on the Frequently Asked Questions link for information on the centers.

Learn more about the many child, adult, and family programs and services available to the NIH workforce. Check out the latest Lunch and Learn Webinars, the NIH Parenting Coach, Child, Adult, and Legal and Financial Resource and Referral Services, the NIH Child Care Subsidy Program, Back-Up Care, and more at

If you have any questions, please contact the Child and Family Programs Team, Division of Amenities and Transportation Services (DATS), ORS, at 301-827-3250.

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