YWCA Cortland’s Here We Grow Child Care Center

Here We Grow is an NYS OCFS-licensed daycare facility and a Cortland City School District Universal Pre-K site for eligible 4-year-olds. With bright and spacious rooms and large enclosed playgrounds for children aged six weeks to five years, a cheerful environment fosters growth and development in motor skills, socialization, creativity, and self-image. The center is located in a neighborhood community near Suggett Park.


We currently have openings in our three-year-old room and UPK. Please call Here We Grow at (607) 756-6070 for enrollment information or to get on the waitlist today!

Universal Pre-K

Children attend from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm for socialization. This program follows the Cortland City School District’s calendar. If you live in the Cortland City School District and your child will be four by December 1, 2023, the district offers a free 3-hour/day Universal Pre-k program for the 2023-2024 school year at Here We Grow. For more info on UPK, call Cortland School District at (607) 758-4100.

Prepare your child for a smooth transition to kindergarten. Call the district office, or Here We Grow today!


Here We Grow Center Information

We welcome parents to view the center if they wish to before committing to care!

Location: 16 Miller Street (across the street from Guthrie Hospital)
Hours: 7:15 am – 5:15 pm, Monday through Friday
Contact: Stacey Rorick, Supervisor, (607) 756-6070

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