Application Info and Checklist

Thank you for your interest in NCC Early Learning Child Development Center. In order to enroll your child(ren), you must be eligible and provide the following documentation.


Eligibility -

A child is eligible for the program if they are between the ages of 8 weeks and 5 years old. For PK3, the child must be 3 years old by September 30, and for PK4, the child must be 4 years old by September 30.


Documentation -

▢  Click Here to Fill Out The Interest Form

Once completed, you will be placed on the Waitlist. You will receive a phone call or email from NCC within one week of applying to discuss next steps.

▢  Envelope Sized or Long Form Birth certificate for all enrolling children and all dependents

▢  Enrolling parent’s current picture ID

▢  Proof of Income dated within 30 days (examples: (2) consecutive paystubs, SSI, SS, TANF, Retirement, child support)

▢  DC Universal Child Health Certificate Click Here to Download

▢  Form DC Oral Health (Dental Provider Assessment Form) Click here to download.

▢  Any IEP/IFSP documentation (if applicable)



For questions, please call the center at 202-279-4900 or email the Enrollment Team at [email protected]


Inclement Weather Policy

NCC strives to ensure weather-related operational changes are updated promptly. Consistent updates through the website and facility phone messages will help ensure the community is aware of openings, delays, and closures during adverse weather conditions.

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Accessibility Statement

National Children's Center (NCC) strives to ensure its services are accessible to individuals with and without disabilities, firmly believing that accessibility benefits all users.

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