Our Locations:
Main Campus
941 South Avenue
Rochester, NY 14620 

Center City
250 E. Main Street
Suite 110
Rochester, NY 14604 

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Did you know that April is Month of the Young Child?

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Alex & Ani Fundraiser

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

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Donations Now Being Accepted for our BIG Garage Sale!

Gently used items are now being accepted for our BIG Garage Sale May 9-11th. Bring your items to RCN at 941 South Avenue.

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Transition to Kindergarten Family Event

Saturday, May 3, 2014

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 1st Golf Tournament
Monday, June 23rd
at Braemar Country Club. 

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New Site Downtown Enrolling now for RCN Center City

Find out about child care openings call 585-473-2858


Thank You 2013-2014 Grantors

Rochester Area Community Foundation, Rochester's Child, CarMax Rochester, Office of Refugee Resettlement


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Nationally Accredited by Pathways



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TAKE A VIRTUAL TOUR OF RCN South Wedge location!

RCN (South Wedge Location) provides innovative direct services to children through accredited Early Education Child Care Programs - great location near downtown Rochester NY, Brighton and Henrietta.

RCN (Center City): RCN Center City** is located in the beautifully restored Sibley Building in Downtown Rochester. We are within walking distance from The Strong museum of play, and have aligned our program with the Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education.  

RCN Center City is now open and taking enrollments. Call 473-2858 for a tour! Spaces are limited, so call today.

**At this site, we provide high-quality care for infants 6 weeks through 5 years old.

RCN reaches over 2,500 children though Family Child Care services.

  • Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) registration
  • Training required by state licensing 
  • Health and Safety classes in English and Spanish
  • Child Development Workshops

Our Mission:

Rochester Childfirst Network is a not-for-profit agency dedicated to advancing the quality of early education and care in Western New York, through leadership, advocacy, and innovative direct services to children.

Our Vision:
Our vision is that every child grows up safe and strong, able to achieve his or her full potential.

RCN advocates at local, state, and national levels for quality Early Education and Care practices for ALL children.


Corporate Compliance

It is the policy of Rochester Childfirst Network to comply with required federal, state and local laws and regulations. It is also our policy to strictly follow the Code of Ethics adopted by the Board of Directors and the President and CEO.

We have always been and remain committed to our responsibility to conduct our business affairs with integrity based on sound ethical and moral standards. We will hold our employees, volunteers, anyone involved with the mission of RCN to the same standards.

Our Corporate Compliance Plan is available here for download.