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The Lynn Vanderhall Nursery Co-op 

The Lynn Vanderhall Nursery Co-op provides short-term childcare for children ages 2-5 years old and case management for parents seeking help with substance use, mental health, employment, education/vocation training or fulfillment of other needs in pursuit of self-sufficiency and family stability. 

Our Program

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

Children enrolled will be provided with the resources needed to build well-rounded skill sets and reach on-target milestones.

The nursery will follow the Hempstead School District Pre-K school schedule of offering a hybrid educational program in Fall 2020 for children ages 2-5 years old. Programming is subject to change based on information presented by the CDC.

La guardería seguirá el horario escolar de Pre-K del Distrito Escolar de Hempstead de ofrecer un programa educativo híbrido en el otoño de 2020 para niños de 2 a 5 años. La programación está sujeta a cambios según la información presentada por los CDC.


For parents:

  • Referrals to address medical/substance use/mental health needs
  • Immigration advocacy and referrals for legal assistance
  • Food pantry referrals
  • Bilingual services provided

For children:

  • Learning activities
  • Academic enrichment
  • Development of social, intellectual, physical and emotional skills

Morning Session
Tuesday through Friday, 9:30am-12:30pm

Virtual Afternoon Session via Zoom
Tuesday through Friday, 1:30pm-3:30pm

Ana Arriaza
Program Coordinator/Coordinadora del programa cooperativo de guardería
(516) 213-0005 ext. 1112 or ext. 1103 (Se Habla Español)
126 N. Franklin St.
Hempstead, NY 11550    

Client Testimonials

“The program is a great asset to me. It helps IMG_3465.JPGnot 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.”