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.


For parents:

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

For children:

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


Monday – Friday: 9:30am – 12:30pm


Erica Schifano, LCSW
Assistant Vice President-Family Support Division

126 N. Franklin Street
Hempstead, NY 11550
(516) 485-4289 x1223