Barbara Chambers Children's Center
1470 Irving ST, NW , DC 20010

Facility Type Facility Type: CDC (Child Development Center)
Contact Contact: Maribel Torres
Phone (202) 387-6755 x116
Email [email protected]
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Service Schedule: All Year
Monday: 07:00 AM-06:00 PM
Tuesday: 07:00 AM-06:00 PM
Wednesday: 07:00 AM-06:00 PM
Thursday: 07:00 AM-06:00 PM
Friday: 07:00 AM-06:00 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Capital Quality


0 - 5+ years



Expires: December 01, 2023

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Mission Statement
BARBARA CHAMBERS CHILDREN’S CENTER # 1 1470 IRVING ST. NW WASHINGTON DC 20010 Mission Statement Barbara Chambers Children’s Center (BCCC) is dedicated to provide bilingual educational enrichment in English and Spanish to the children and families residing in the District of Columbia. Our focus is low–income and immigrant children and their families from 2 months to 5 years old; we provide: high –quality early childhood education, supportive services for multi-cultural families in a warm, inclusive, and diverse environment. BCCC strives to inspire our children and adults and equip them for success in their educational and professional careers. The Mission Stamen was created on 1968, but it is up-dated yearly or when changes is needed.

License Type

Full License

License Type Definition

A full license is issued when an applicant has demonstrated substantial complliance with the child development facilities regulations.

Current License Begin Date

August 01, 2023

Current License Expiration Date

July 31, 2026

Original License Issuance Date

August 26, 2009

Infant (0 - 12 months) Yes
Toddler (12 - 36 months) Yes
Preschool (36 months - Compulsory Age) Yes
School Age (5 years old by Sept. 30) Yes
Age Group Openings Current Enrollment Desired Enrollment Monthly Tuition
Infant (0 - 12 Months) 0 No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
Toddler (12 - 36 Months) 1 No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
Preschool (3 - 5 Years) 0 No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
School Age (5 - 19 Years) 0 No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
  • Accepts Vouchers
  • Pre-K Enhanced
  • A voluntary process, determined by a national accrediting body, to support facilities in providing quality early care and education. National accreditation is a recognizable achievement and is a business decision that facilities can make if they are interested.

    Accreditation Type


    Expiration Date

    December 01, 2023
    OSSE investigates complaints, and if proven to be true, the findings of those investigations are posted here and will be posted and maintained for up to three years.

    Complaint Date Allegation Type Deficiency Code Resolution Date
    No current substantiated complaints
    Initial Inspection – Inspection completed for a new applicant for child care licensure.
    Annual, Monitoring and Renewal Inspection Reports – Inspections conducted at a licensed child care facility.

    Inspection Date Inspection Type
    06-12-2023 Renewal
    08-31-2022 Monitoring
    03-07-2022 Annual
    09-09-2021 Monitoring
    04-15-2021 Annual

    Designation: High-Quality

    These programs meet children’s basic health and safety standards and there is considerable evidence that the program provides a nurturing environment with supportive interactions (e.g., scheduling that meetings children’s needs, warm and positive interactions) that promotes children’s cognitive, physical and social-emotional development.

    Effective as of: October 01, 2019
    Note: This designation is determined using observation-based data from the Environment Rating Scales and/or the Classroom Assessment Scoring System. This designation is effective for up to three years.

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