Hamden Preschool Early Learning Program

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Cost is based on an
income-based sliding scale.
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Hours of Operation:

Monday-Friday 7:00am-5:00pm

Full Day/Full Year Program:
48 week/year calendar
50 hour/week program
Hamden Early Learning

Mission Statement

The mission of the Hamden Preschool Early Learning Program is to provide affordable, developmentally appropriate Preschool care and education for children ages 3-5 years old in a safe and nurturing environment.  The highly trained early childhood staff create an enriching environment for children to discover and learn, while concentrating on the social, emotional, cognitive and physical development of each child


The Hamden Preschool Early Learning Program operates 12 months, 48 weeks per year. The classrooms are located at Ridge Hill, Alice Peck, Helen Street School, Church Street School, West Woods and Dunbar Hill School.

The tuition is based on a sliding scale of up to $1300/month. Sliding fees and School Readiness slots are available to qualifying families. One of the following documents is required for verification of family annual income: most current year income tax documentation, two bi-weekly or 4 weekly pay-stubs, budget letter if on public assistance or a SSI award letter.

The Preschool classrooms are located at:

  • Helen St. School (285 Helen St.)
  • Church St. School (95 Church St.)
  • Alice Peck (35 Hillfield Rd.)
  • Dunbar Hill School (315 Lane St.)
  • Ridge Hill School (120 Carew Rd.)
  • West Woods School (350 W. Todd Rd.)

Contact Us- Hamden Early Learning Program Administrative Team

Jessica Vega
Director Hamden Early Learning Program
Email: jvega@hamden.org

Bibiana Vargas                                                          Education Coordinator 
Email: bvargas@hamden.org

Meghan Scialla

Operations Coordinator
Email: mscialla@hamden.org

Talannie Marcano

Family Services Coordinator
Email: tmarcano@hamden.org