Falls Church - McLean Children's Center

          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 the Children’s Center’s program accessible to all children. Research continues to demonstrate that attending a high-quality preschool gives children the […]

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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 5K              9:15 a.m. for 1K         on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018 […]

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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 to lead the Children’s Center in its 50-year-history. “I was drawn to the Children’s Center because its mission of serving […]

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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 after a rigorous review process conducted by a team of more than 120 experts in local philanthropy and has met […]

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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 preschools including Falls Church-McLean Children’s Center and other area organizations. Register at http://www.prraces.com/devotion Adult rates for the 4-Miler are are: $35 April […]

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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 child education for the next half century. Attendees included Rosemary Inlow of McLean, one of the original group of citizens […]

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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 pleased so many of our long-time supporters are able to turn out for this special occasion,” said Elizabeth Page, Executive […]

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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 after this special day, PNC donated a copy of the book that volunteers read, “No Red Sweater for Daniel,” for […]

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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 hardships. The Children’s Center greatly appreciates this community suppport! (Photo by Tom Mangan, McLean Rotary Club)

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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 Church City or Fort Belvoir.  Families that need full-time child care for their child ages 3, 4 or 5 years […]

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