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CurtisCARE Early Childhood Development Center

CurtisCARE Is licensed by the State of California(198013662) and vendored by South Central Los Angeles Regional Center to serve infants and toddlers with developmental disabilities. The facility is located in Downey California and represents a diverse cultural, linguistic and ethnic environment. Two sessions are operated Monday-Friday 9am-12pm and 12:30-3:30pm.

The center-base nursery school program (HX0376) is designed to meet the developmental needs of children eighteen months to three years of age under the California Early Start Program guidelines. Families can schedule a visit or be referred to CurtisCARE by local Regional Centers, family practitioners and community organizations.


Home Based Program

The CurtisCARE Home Based program serves children birth to three (3) years old.  Children are provided one to three hours of intervention weekly by a qualified Early Interventionist who has been trained in infant stimulation and age appropriate practices for children with developmental disabilities. Our teachers represent the community that we serve. Services are available in English and Spanish. 


Center Based Program

The Center Based program serves children ages 18 months to 36 months, five(5) days a week, 12 months a year, with the exception of holidays.  Center Based Services are supervised by our Associate Program Director, Ms. Lucina Mena.  She is bilingual and a certified Site Supervisor.


Inclusion Support Program

The Inclusion Support Program offers services to preschool and school aged children with developmental disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder.  These services occur at locations that include typical child development centers and community based after-school programs. Teachers combine age-appropriate practices such as positive behavior support techniques to develop lessons tailored to each child's unique character and learning style.


Early Start Therapeutic Services

CurtisCARE is authorized to contract with Occupational Therapists, Speech Pathologist, and Nurses for the provision of therapeutic services in both Home Based and Center Based environments.