FAQs for Parents
Q. Which age groups does the East Campus Serve?
A. East Campus provides infant care from 6 weeks old and Early Childhood Education for children through pre-k. After school programming and summer camp is geared towards Kindergarten through 5th Grade.
Q. Which age groups does the West Campus serve?
A. West Campus provides infant care from 6 weeks old and Early Childhood Education for children through pre-k. After school programming and summer camp is geared towards Kindergarten through 5th Grade.
Q. Are scholarships available?
A. Please contact the Registrars on either campus to discuss affordable ways to enroll your child in our programs.
Q. Is there a waiting list?
A. Some classrooms do have a waiting list however please contact the Registrars for current capacity information.
Q. Do you have a nurse on staff?
A. We do not have a nurse on staff. All of our teachers and educational administrative staff members are CPR with AED certified and we provide basic care for minor injuries in our Health Clinic.
Q. Do you administer medications?
A. Yes, but medication must be furnished in its original container and there must be a physician’s prescription on file along with an authorization form signed by the child’s parent or legal guardian.
Q. Do the preschool children go on field trips?
A. Yes. We ensure that children receive a well-rounded education by building in extracurricular activities that complement the Creative Curriculum that we use in our classrooms.
Q. Is there an additional charge for field trips and school supplies?
A. No. All field trip charges are covered in tuition costs to either the parent or other agency.
Q. What is the cost for tuition?
A. It varies from program to program. All programs required a $30 enrollment fee. Infants are $175 a week, after school programming is $50 a week and summer camp is $100 a week. For all other programs, please contact the Registrar at either location.
Q. What are the hours of operation?
A. For children up to pre-K, doors open at 7:30 a.m. and close at 5:30 p.m. After school programming begins at 2:30 p.m. and ends at 5:30 p.m. Summer camp runs all day from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.
Q. Do you provide transportation from my child’s school for the after school program?
A. East Campus provides transportation from the following schools: Boca Raton Elementary, J.C. Mitchell, A.D. Henderson University School, and Boca Raton Charter School.
West Campus provides transportation from the following schools: Coral Sunset, Sandpiper Shores, Sunrise Park, and Whispering Pines Elementary Schools.
Q. Where are the two campuses located?
A. East Campus is located at 200 NE 14th St, Boca Raton, FL 33432. West Campus is located at 10130 185 St South, Boca Raton, FL 33498.
Q. What do I do if I have concerns about a program in which my child is enrolled?
A. Please contact the East or West Campus Educational Coordinator who will be happy to assist you in resolving any issues.
East Campus, Cristelle Miller, 561-391-7274
West Campus, Nicole Parker-Fulton, 561-482-3006
Q. How do I enroll my child?
A. Please call 561-391-7274 (East Campus) or 561-482-3006 (West Campus) for an application.
FAQs for Supporters
Q. What volunteer opportunities do you currently have available?
A. We have multitude of volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups. Please visit our volunteer page for more detailed information.
Q. How old do I need to be to volunteer?
A. You must be16 or older to come without a chaperone. If you are 14 or 15 years old, you must be accompanied by a parent.
Q. How can I get started?
A. Attend a volunteer orientation, offered monthly. Check our volunteer page here.
Q. What are the best times to volunteer?
A. Between 9:00am – Noon and 3:00pm -5:00pm, Monday through Friday. Saturdays are available at the Boca Raton Children’s Museum only.
Q. What can we do?
A. We always need volunteers to read to children, assist with meals and clean up, assist with homework, tutoring, arts & crafts, games and sports, plus much more!
Q. Why does FFCDC need public support if they are a Head Start Program?
Head Start and government funding only provide for 52% of the costs of running the Fuller Centers. It is corporate and private donations from our community that allow FFCDC to keep their doors open and change lives of these children.
Q. Where is the most urgent need for funding?
We believe that your donation is important and we will apply it to the most urgent need. If you wish to direct your gift to a specific project or area, we would be most happy to do so. Please telephone Diane Shawcross at 561 391-7274 ext. 111 with your instructions.
Q. How can I become involved?
There are many ways to become involved in FFCDC. We welcome you to volunteer, join a fundraising event committee, adopt-a-class, or make a gift of resources to name a few. Please email Gabi Aleksinko at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.