CDR began in 1965 as the Williamsburg Preschool for Special Children.
CDR now serves approximately 1,400 children and their families each year.
Developmental screenings and assessments are available at no cost to the family for any child birth to three in the Historic Triangle.
Early Head Start is a federally-funded program for families of children birth to three and expectant mothers. Enrolled families receive comprehensive services including health screenings, developmental screenings and monitoring, parenting guidance, and referrals to and assistance in accessing community resources.
First Steps Child Care & Development Centers provide high-quality, full-day, year-round child care for eligible infants and toddlers. More than just a child-care center, the program provides comprehensive health, development, nutrition, and parent support services.
The Parents as Teachers program serves families with children prenatal to age 6 through home visiting with a focus on child health and development. Various parent support groups are offered to help parents navigate the world of raising children.
The Fatherhood Program supports fathers and fathers-to-be through its family centered approach to services.
CDR’s Motherhood program includes breastfeeding education, infant massage training and other supports for new mothers. The program staff of highly trained professionals help mothers through the first year of parenting.
The Infant & Parent Program includes physical, occupational, and speech therapies, as well as special education during home visits and playgroup to children diagnosed with disabilities and developmental delay.
CDR’s Center for Professional Development provides workshops, seminars, and consultations to child developmental professionals on a fee-for-service basis.
Virginia’s Infant & Toddler Specialist Network focuses on improving the quality of early child care in Virginia and is a program of CDR.
CDR’s current work in training technical assistance includes fatherhood programs, rating child care centers, early literacy training and supplies, and working in conjunction with early childhood efforts in Virginia and beyond.
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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
Early Learning Center
Griffin-Yeates Learning Center
1490 Government Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185
Child Development Resources EIN 54-0791991