Changing the lives of babies, young children and their families

Discover More

What is Child Development Resources (CDR)?

Established in 1965, CDR provides early intervention services for children aged 0-3 and their families throughout the Historic Triangle, including Williamsburg, James City County, York County and Poquoson. CDR is a comprehensive resource for parents, teachers and physicians.


Our Purpose

CDR is a 501 (c)(3) private non-profit that strives to inspire and empower children, families, and early childhood professionals to reach their full potential, whatever their challenges.

Questions About Your Baby or Toddler?

CDR helps parents and caregivers supply their infants and toddlers a better start in life. 

About CDR

CDR serves more than 1,400 children and their families each year. Learn more >>>

Annual Report

Click here to download the CDR 2018-2019 Annual Report.


View current job openings and stay connected with our Talent Community.

Covid 19 Support

For important information on supporting CDR through the pandemic, please click here.

Our Programs

Infant & Parent Program — Specialized Therapies

Developmental Playgroup

Questions About Your Baby or Toddler?

Early Head Start


First Steps Child Care and Development Centers

Parents as Teachers/
Circle of Parents


Virginia Infant & Toddler Specialist Network

Get Involved

With a gift of just $10/month, you can provide $120 of annual support, providing funding for an hour of in-home therapy directly with the child and parent/caregiver. 

CDR is so thankful to our dedicated volunteers who help in so many ways! Your priceless gifts of time, talent, and resources create a stronger community and brighter future for CDR kids, and for that, we are so grateful.


2021 Bid ‘n Buy Auction

March 2021 — Details to come!

Other Events

2020 Wishful Thinking Oyster Roast

Due to the pandemic CDR has canceled the 2020 Oyster Roast. We thank J.S.G Corporation, Optimal Service Group of Wells Fargo, and Taylored Printing for serving as sponsors of the event to help bridge the funding gap caused by the cancellation. 


Finding a Way, Together

When little Franco was born, his parents learned that their son had significant physical challenges. “He had only two pumping chambers in his heart and three pulmonary arteries instead of four.” Franco was diagnosed with dextrocardia with Situs Inversus, a condition in which the heart and other organs are positioned abnormally. The news hit the young parents very hard, and when a doctor told them that he would likely only live a few months, they were devastated.

Read More >>> 

News & Announcements

Stay In Touch

Child Development Resources
150 Point O’Woods Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188
Mail Address: P.O. Box 280, Norge, VA 23127

Training Department/Center for Professional Development
210 Packets Court, Williamsburg, VA 23185
p: 757.378.3177

First Steps Child Care & Development Centers

Griffin-Yeates Learning Center
1490 Government Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185
p: 757.220.1168

Lafayette High School Center
4460 Longhill Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188
p: 757.564.0410

Child Development Resources EIN 54-0791991

Questions or concerns about your child? 

Call CDR’s TOTS line at 757.566.TOTS.

¿Tiene preguntas acerca de su bebé o niño? 
llame al 757.566.3300.


8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.


p: 757.566.3300
f: 757.566.8977