Welcome to Ready, Set, Grow.


Hands down, early childhood is the most important and momentous phase of life. Ready, Set, Grow has been providing high quality care and education to young children at its First Street location in downtown Corning since 1971. We've walked alongside hundreds of families through the wondrous early years. Here, we truly celebrate each child's journey!

When families choose Ready, Set, Grow Child Care Center, they are giving their children the very best in early childhood care and development.

Colleen Coro, Executive Director
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Our professional, nurturing staff value and honor each child as an individual, responding attentively to each one's unique needs and interests.

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Our Mission.

Building a stronger tomorrow through nurturing today.

Ready, Set, Grow Child Care Center's has been providing high quality child care at its First Street location on Corning's Southside since 1971! Through the years, the center has evolved to become a prime choice for local families who seek the very best in early childhood programming. Ready, Set, Grow Child Care Center is more than a place; it's a community of teachers, parents and children from all walks of life who build relationships and memories as they celebrate each child's journey together.

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At Ready, Set, Grow, we pride ourselves on our nurturing, caring staff. Here, there is always a cuddle or a smile of encouragement to be found even when the sun isn't shining that day!

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Ready, Set, Grow wants quality child care to be accessible to everyone. Using a sliding fee scale based on household income, our Office Manager works with each family individually to determine their tuition amount. Information about other financial assistance resources is also available.

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