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.

          The Children’s Center is pleased to announce that the Reston-based nonprofit, Devotion to Children, has awarded Devotion to Children Scholarships to four children currently enrolled in the Children’s Center. The scholarships totaling $14,300 help keep […]

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Registration Now Open for the 6th Annual Teddy Bear 5K & 1K Walk/Run The Race to Give All Children a Strong Start        New Morning Times:               8 a.m. Start Time for […]

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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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            Start Mother’s Day with a run in her honor, or with her, in the Mother’s Day 4-Miler at 8 a.m. in Reston.  The event hosted by Devotion to Children raises funds to support nonprofit […]

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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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More than 50 representatives from area faith groups, past board members, elected officials and community representatives will gather at the Children’s Center Wednesday morning, April 11 for the Founders’ Breakfast, the kick-off event of the Center’s 50th anniversary year. “We’re […]

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Seven PNC bank branch managers and a representative from PNC corporate headquarters spent an exciting morning with our children Wednesday, reading and constructing masks as part of their Grow Up Great day in the D.C. metro area. To continue the learning […]

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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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