More than 1,000 kids receive highly effective early childhood education and child care services each day at Lehigh Valley Children's Centers LVCC, formerly Lehigh Valley Child Care. Starting with kids as young as six weeks and continuing through 12 years of age, we guide and encourage kids as they learn and evolve new skills. LVCC is a 501 c 3 not-for-profit organization.


Contact Details

  City Allentown, PA
  Zip Code 18102
  Address 1145 West Walnut St
  Phone Number (610) 434-1411

From Our Website

Lehigh Valley Children's Centers (LVCC) has been a trusted neighbor since 1970. We provide high quality early education and child care to promote healthy child development, meet the needs of families, and encourage children to discover the joy of learning. More than 1,300 children receive early childhood education and child care services each day at LVCC. We're the largest full day, year-round, early education and child care provider in the region, with 30 convenient locations in Lehigh and Northampton Counties.


The LVCC summer program is both educational and recreational for school-age students, ages 5-12 years (grades K-5). Our summer program prepares your child for school readiness while having fun in a safe, nurturing environment.


LVCC is proud to provide Pennsylvania's state-funded preschool program, Pre-K Counts. The program is free for those who qualify and operates on an academic calendar year (September - June). If your child is currently three or four years old and your household income falls at or below 300% of the federal poverty level approx. Federal poverty levels are used to determine income eligibility for Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts. Household income must fall at or below 300% of the federal poverty level to be eligible.


Our preschool classrooms encourage young learners to explore the environment and work with interesting materials. Classrooms are spacious with learning centers for activities such as art, dramatic play, math and science, block building, manipulative toys, reading and computer technology. Each day includes teacher-guided class activities as well as opportunities for children to learn and play independently. In the preschool program, your child will begin to develop organization, self-control and self-awareness, and build pre-reading and pre-writing skills.


Based on the unique schedule of each child, our program is an extension of the home. We provide a warm, safe and stimulating environment for children to grow. Cuddling, rocking and planned developmental activities are important aspects of the program. Activities are designed to promote language development; fine motor skills including eye tracking and hand-eye coordination; and large motor skills such as crawling, creeping and walking. LVCC ensures that each center is staffed by experienced, degreed teachers.