About Main Street

Main Street Child Development Center is a nonprofit early learning center that provides quality, affordable childcare for working families, primarily limited income, in Fairfax and surrounding communities.

Success Stories

Our early childhood education, child development, social services, health assessments and parenting workshops truly make a difference in the lives of our students and their families.

40th Anniversary

Help us celebrate 40 years of Main Street!


Meet Our Teachers

Each of our classes features highly-qualified, loving and creative teachers. Learn more about our outstanding faculty!

Featured Donors

Main Street is fortunate to receive financial contributions from many outstanding organizations. Thank you for your support!

How You Can Help

The valuable services we provide to our students and their families would not be possible without your financial contributions, donations or volunteer time. Your gift of time or money can make a real difference to us.

Latest News

Main Street Recognized for Inclusive Practices

On Tuesday, March 25, Main Street Child Development Center was recognized by Fairfax County Public Schools with an Exemplary Inclusive Practices Award for continually demonstrating exemplary inclusive practices for students with disabilities. Awards also were given to Bonnie Brae Elementary School and Halley Elementary School. Main Street is the first center to be recognized with [...]

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Katherine Pardo Polo Named Main Street Administrative Assistant

March 18, 2014 – Each and every supporter who visits Main Street Child Development Center is met by a warm greeting and a welcoming smile belonging to Katherine Pardo Polo, who was hired as a full-time employee at Main Street in June 2009 after a brief stint as a volunteer. As our staff, Board members [...]

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Main Street Welcomes Jim Dempsey as Development Coordinator

February 10, 2014 – The Board of Directors of the Main Street Child Development Center has named Jim Dempsey as Development Coordinator. Mr. Dempsey comes to Main Street Child Development Center by way of Community Lodgings, a non-profit organization that lifts families from homelessness and instability to independence and self-sufficiency, where he spent five years, [...]

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Holidays Bring Special Visitors to Main Street

Dec. 22, 2013 – The excitement of the holiday season has been in full swing at Main Street, with several exciting visitors stopping by to visit with our students. Earlier this month, several Fairfax City police officers stopped by with holiday gifts and our students were excited to meet them and see their motorcycles. Captain [...]

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Bank of America Visits Main Street

December 16, 2013 – Holiday fun has begun at Main Street!  Last week, representatives of our local Bank of America branches brought their holiday spirit along with bags of cozy clothing. The children were delighted to have our guests join them in the classroom to read and play.  

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