Montachusett Opportunity Council Child Care and Head Start Services offers an on-site preschool program available to MWCC students and faculty for children ages two years and nine months to five-years-old. The center is open from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Assistance with child care costs is available for those qualifying for vouchers, or contracted slots. Head Start is a free program for families meeting income guidelines.

The MWCC site is licensed by the Office of Child Care Services and is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. For more information please call 978-343-0185.

MOC Child Care and Head Start Services

Mount Wachusett Community College has received a CCAMPIS grant (Child Care Access means Parents in School) that can provide child care subsidies from 20 to 60% for qualified students. Students must enroll their children in one of the 75 pre-approved child care providers which includes the Garrison Center on the Gardner campus. For more information contact Ann Reynolds at 978-630-9190 or