Operating Hours​

​​Monday - Friday

7:30am - 6:00pm

Welcome to Clinton Hill!

Dear Family,

Welcome to Clinton Hill Community & Early Childhood Center, Inc. I am delighted you have taken an interest in our family. Our goal is to provide a high-quality, nurturing and safe learning environment for your children; one that will help him/her grow into a wonderful, curious, and happy person.

Your children will be exposed to an exciting program that includes a variety of music, discovery, literacy, art, math and many more; all designed to stimulate their physical, intellectual and social/emotional growth in a loving and comfortable environment.

Clinton Hill is a proud Partner in Promise with the South Ward Promise Neighborhood. South Ward Promise Neighborhood is an inter-agency collaboration initiative, created to improve the outcomes of residents in the South Ward from cradle to career.

You can find the answers to most frequently asked questions
here, or feel

free to call us at (973) 372-8877---our phone lines, like our doors, are always


Cheryl D. Bush-Edwards,                                  
DeNiqua Matias,
Executive Director                                              Assistant Director

Register NOW for the School Year 2019-2020:

  • Early Preschool (Subsidy Care Accepted) Waiting List

  • Preschool (FREE for Newark Residents) Waiting List

  • School-Age Child Care Waiting List



11/7 – 11/8: Staff Training

11/11: Veteran’s Day

11/18: Puerto Rico Day Observed

11/28 – 11/29: Thanksgiving Day Observed


Tuesday, November 19, 2019 (In-school Event)

​Fall Harvest Fest

Festival to celebrate the Fall Season. Children can dress up as characters, play games and eat fall inspired treats.


Tuesday, November 19, 2019 5:00pm – 6:30pm

Family Paint, Sing and Chill

Families are invited to join us for a night of fun and creativity. Each family should bring a small dish or non-alcoholic beverage.

Sign-up https://forms.gle/ZUWckfXcLjVZ54t38.


Thursday, November 21, 2019 1:00pm – 6:00pm

Children are dismissed at 1:00pm

​Family Conference (Report Card Night)

Families are encouraged to sign up early to secure their preferred time slots. Conferences are available in-person or via telephone.

Sign-up required via Remind/Sign-up Genius


Tuesday, November 26, 2019 2:00pm

Family Advisory Council Meeting

All guests are welcome to attend. We are still looking for parent leaders to join.

Tuesdays @ 8:30am, November 5 – November 19

​Parent/Caregiver Skills and Support Group

Join us over a light breakfast, as we explore new ways each week to build upon parenting skills and improve caregiver-child interactions.

Sign up: https://forms.gle/KzrazhPt9sovo7Mk8


November 4 - 13

Fall Book Fair-Volunteers Needed

​​Shop the Online Fair Too!


Wednesday, November 6, 2019 10:00am

Read for the Record-Volunteers Needed

Parents/Caregivers are invited to come and read to the children and join in some literacy activities.

Light Refreshments served

Wednesdays @ 4:30pm, November 6 – November 20

Strengthening Families Program

​This is a 12 week family skill building program for children ages 6 - 17. Dinner, childcare and incentives provided at each session.

Sign up: https://forms.gle/KzrazhPt9sovo7Mk8