Falls Church - McLean Children's Center

Whole Child

The Center is much more than a typical preschool or day care facility because we emphasize the well-being of the “whole child,” both socially and academically. The lessons we teach our diverse group of 2-5 year olds creates conscientious and caring individuals.
Learn more about why we are different.

Early Intervention

One of the most beneficial characteristics of the Center is our regular testing by our trained specialists in Child Find, occupational therapy, counseling, and speech/language pathology. Our trained specialists and low student-teach ratio helps our children excel.
Learn more about our early intervention.

Nutrition

The Center’s offers excellent quality, nutrition and variety in the food we serve to our children every day. Our garden also allows children to interact with plants. The numerous field trips also help them learn valuable lessons that will last them many years to come.
Learn more about our nutritious food.

Committed to helping young children with mental health issues get the help they need to recover and avoid the long-term effects of “toxic stress,” The O’Shaughnessy-Hurst Memorial Foundation, Inc. of Leesburg, VA, recently awarded Falls Church-McLean Children’s Center a second, […]

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The 6th Annual Teddy Bear 5K & 1K Walk/Run promises to keep runners cool this year. With early morning race times (8 a.m. for the 5K and 9:15 a.m. for the 1K) and light-weight/Dry-Ease t-shirts for adults, guaranteed in your size […]

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Saturday, September 22, 2018 – 11:00 At Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar 1960 Chain Bridge Road, McLean, VA Proceeds from Cards 4 Kids will be used to help families struggling to secure affordable childcare services in the Washington Metropolitan area. Devotion […]

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          Crystal F. Jean, who has served Children’s Center assistant director for the last 18 months, has been selected by the Children’s Center’s board of directors as the Executive Director. She becomes the seventh executive director […]

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The Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington has selected Falls Church-McLean Children’s Center to be part of its 2018-19 class of Best Nonprofits of the Greater Washington Region, the Catalogue announced today, June 6, 2018. Falls Church-McLean Children’s Center was selected […]

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        A celebration of 50 years of Falls Church-McLean Children’s Center brought together original founders, long-time ongoing supporters, and a new generation of faith group members ready to join in the community effort of sustaining high-quality, early […]

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The McLean Rotary Club presented a generous $2,500 grant to Falls Church-McLean Children’s Center at its lunch Tuesday. The funds are intended to help families facing an emergency to pay tuition, for uninterrupted services to their families, particularly when facing […]

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The Children’s Center has openings this fall for children from families that qualify for the Fairfax County Child Care Tuition Subsidy with incomes up to $66,828 for a family of 4 in Fairfax County or $60,756 for residents of Falls […]

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        Your online shopping and travel planning can earn funds for the Children’s Center without costing you a dime, when you shop through Cause Network.  It’s easy! Go to FCMLCC.CauseNetwork.com and choose from the more than 1,000 major retailers, specialty stores and […]

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