Judy Center at Cradlerock

The Judy Center Partnership serves children birth-age 5 yrs old and their families who live in the Cradlerock Elementary attendance area (check your address in our school locator), including those enrolled in Pre-K, Kindergarten, Dasher Green Head Start and our partner Child Care programs.

Located in Howard County, Maryland
Judy Center Learning Cottage (located to the left of Cradlerock ES, near playground)
Cradlerock Elementary School
6700 Cradlerock Way, Columbia, MD 21045
Phone: 410-313-8224

Important News & Upcoming Events

Coat Day and Resource Fair -Nov 4th (9am-4pm) -Long Reach Highschool

Free Resources Available. Sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Clothing (Coats and Wraps). Employment Services. Healthcare Screenings and Testing. Family and Substance Abuse Counseling and Training. Housing Assistance. Legal Services. Motor Vehicle Administration. Veterans Administration. Refreshments! For more information or transportation please contact J. H. Stanley at 410-730-0858 or 410-458-3252.

HoCo Math Festival v.2.0 Howard Community College November 5th 1:00-5:00pm

HoCo Math Festival v.2.o: "Measuring The Fun in Mathematics" November 5th. 1:00 pm- 5:00 pm 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway Science Engineering and Technology Building Columbia, MD 21044

Interim Superintendent Dr. Michael Martirano visits the Judy Center!

Interim Superintendent Dr. Michael Martirano visited the Judy Center on October 25th and expressed his support of the Judy Center Partnership's focus on supporting children and families 0-5 yrs.

Judy Center partners with University of Maryland Extension "Read for Health" Program

Judy Center 2- 4 yr olds made a healthy perfect parfait snack on October 23rd. A few participants experienced eating yogurt for the very first time! Children listened to and took home a book about eating food mindfully (Time to Eat:Try Fruits and Vegetables with Me!). Thank you to Razan Shahuri for providing this important workshop.

Judy Center and HC Recreation and Parks host "Juggling Funny Stories" Families Together Night

The Judy Center and Howard County Recreation and Parks host "Juggling Funny Stories" Families Together Night. Save the Date for the next Families Together Night on December 7th at 6pm. Open to Judy Center Families. Registration required. Call 410-313-8224 or email amy_h_kelly@hcpss.org.

HCPSS to Expand Full-Day Pre-K to Cradlerock Elementary School

The Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) will now offer full-day prekindergarten (Pre-K) at Cradlerock Elementary School for the 2017–2018 school year. Funding for the program is provided by the Maryland State Department of Education through a Federal Prekindergarten Expansion Grant. Cradlerock will become the seventh HCPSS school with a full-day Pre-K program.

Howard County Invites Community Members to become part of Getting Ahead

Do YOU have a desire and the ambition to achieve a more secure future? Over 200 Howard County residents have already graduated from this 8-week program, and YOU can, too!

Baby and Me Classes

Join The Judy Center this fall for Baby & Me classes.

Donate Now to the Diaper Bank

We need your help to provide diapers to families in need.