The Lynn Vanderhall Nursery Co-op 

While you achieve important goals, we help with childcare.

The Lynn Vanderhall Nursery Co-op is a short-term childcare and case management program for parents who are seeking to improve their individual and family circumstances.

Our Program

While you engage in employment, education, training or support services, we provide safe, nurturing, short-term childcare.

The program enables parents to successfully reach personal and career objectives that enhance their ability to advance their family’s long-term economic stability and self-sufficiency.


For parents, we offer:

  • Parenting Workshops (in English and Spanish)
  • Parent education activities
  • Monthly parent meetings

For children, we offer:

  • The Little Library, a collection of books and activities for children of all ages

Client testimonials:

“The program is a great asset to me.
It helps not only my child but me as well.”

“I would recommend this program to anyone who is trying to find work or schooling. It is a wonderful program with wonderful staff who take very good care of the children.”

Call (516) 213-0005, ext. 7

The Lynn Vanderhall Nursery Co-op
126 N. Franklin St.
Hempstead, NY 11550


  • Tuesday through Fridays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Closed during the month of August.

The Nursery Co-Op was created through the hard work and dedication of staff and volunteers, a monetary donation from the Gerstman family and countless donations of books from across Long Island.