The following list of day-care centers was compiled by Washington Post special correspondents Anne Chase and Crispin Campbell based on information provided by the Day-Care Center Services of the D.C. Department of Human Services, 727-9347. A list of licensed day-care centers and day-care homes in the District may be obtained from the Office of Licensing and Certification, 727-0668. Northwest

Academic Enrichment Center, 6119 Georgia Ave. NW, 829-2429. Director, Liliette Green. Nonprofit, 80 children, ages 2-7. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuition: $45 a week. Open all year.

Adventureland Day Nursery, 1109 Buchanan St. NW, 723-0668. Director, Thelma Cofer. Profit. 40 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuition: $50 a week. Open all year.

Albright Memorial Church, Fourth and Rittenhouse streets NW, 723-3525. Director, Marjorie Kinard. Nonprofit. 100 children, ages 2-12. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $43 a week. Open all year.

Allison Day Care Center, 2326 Ontario Rd. NW, 332-7224. Director, Shirley Carpenter. Profit-nonprofit. 28 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $35 a week plus $10 registration fee. Open all year.

American University Child Development Center, 3500 Nebraska Ave. NW, 686-3815. Director, Jan Bogrow. Nonprofit. Enrollment limited to children of students, staff and faculty. 20 children, ages 2 1/2-5. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $80 a week. Open September to June.

Asbury Child Development Center, Inc., 926 11th St. NW, 628-5543. Director, Katherine Flora. Nonprofit. 100 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $40 a week. Open all year.

Banneker Day Care Center, 800 Georgia Ave. NW, 673-7609. Director, Doris Francis, D.C. Department of Recreation. Nonprofit. 24 children, ages 2 years and 9 months-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $12.50 a week maximum. Open all year.

Barbara Chambers Children's Center, previously Columbia Road Children's Center, 1470 Irving St. NW, 387-6755. Director, Paulette Saunders. Nonprofit. 70 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $160-$335 a month depending on family income. Open all year.

Beacon Enterprises Child Development Center, 125 New York Ave. NW, 398-1620. Director, Monica Bond. Profit. 25 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $160 a month. Open all year.

Bibleway Golden Rule Day Care Center, 901 New Jersey Ave. NW, 842-0644. Director, Pearlie Brown. Nonprofit. 55 children, ages 2-7. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $42.50 a week maximum, transportation $5 extra. Open all year.

The Broadcasters Child Development Center, Lafayette Elementary School, Broad Branch and Northhampton streets NW, 686-7272. Director, Abbey Griffin. Nonfprofit. 60 children, ages 3 months to 5 years. Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuition: $290 a month for 3 years and older; $310 for children under age 3. Open all year.

Canaan Child Development Center, 1607 Monroe St. NW, 462-4348. Director, Valda L. Woodson. Nonprofit. 85 children, ages 2 1/2-5. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $62.50 a week maximum. Open all year.

Cardoza Infant Center, 13th and Clifton streets NW., 332-8699. Director, Lucille Green. Nonprofit. 25 children, ages 6 months-2 1/2 years. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-3:15 p.m. Tuition: free to Cardozo students. Enrollment limited to Cardozo students. Closed during summer and school vacations.

Charlotte Filmore Early Learning Center, 1811 Ontario Place NW, 673-7727. Director, Charlotte Filmore. Nonprofit. 25 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $35 a week. Open all year.

The Children's Centre Inc., West Elementary School, 1336 Farragut St. NW, 726-6370. Director, Alice Lazun. Nonprofit, 25 children, ages 3-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $250 a month. Open September-June. Summer day camp.

Children's Studio School, 16th and Newton streets NW, 387-5880. Director, Marcia McDonell. Nonprofit. 50 children, ages 2 1/2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $25 to $75 a week, depending on family income. Open all year.

Contemporary Child Development Center, 4527 Georgia Ave. NW, 882-5003.Director, Elizabeth Rowe. Nonprofit. 30 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: 145 a month. Open all year.

Day Care Center for the Superior Court, 500 Indiana Ave. NW, 727-9629. Director, Mary Ann Gill. Nonprofit. 20 children, ages 2-14. Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuition: free for clients and jurors of the court. Enrollment limited to children of clients and jurors. Open all year.

Department of Labor Day Care Center, 200 Constitution Ave. NW, 523-8553. Director, Towanna Irvin. Nonprofit. 100 children, ages 18 months-6 years. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition 18-to-30 months, $62.50 a week; over 30 months, $47.50 a week. Open all year.

D.C. Jewish Community Center/Washington Hebrew Congregation Day Care Center, 3935 Macomb St. NW 244-3330. Director, Pearl Waxman. Nonprofit.20 children, ages 2-7. Monday-Friday, 7:30-6. Tuition: $375 a month, $300 for members of the Jewish Community Center/Washington Hebrew Congregation. Open all year.

Dor-Kee Inc. Child Care, 1321 Emerson St. NW, 723-0888. Director, Toni Reynolds. Profit. 52 children, ages 3 months-5 years. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $190 a month for toliet-trained children; $220 a month for children who are not toliet trained. Open all year.

First Baptist Church Child Care Center, 1328 16th St. NW, 328-1051. Director, Denise DeCoste. Nonprofit. 28 children, ages 6 weeks to 36 months. Monday-Friday, 7:20 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuition: $100 a week. Open all year.

First Baptist Church Day Care Center, 712 Randolph St. NW, 723-9881. Director, June Hubbard. Nonprofit. 100 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $40 a week, additional $5 for transportation. Open all year.

Foggy Bottom Child Development Center, 1920 G St. NW, 296-8450. Director, Janice Bowden. Nonprofit. 50 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $250 a month. Open all year.

Foundry Methodist Church, 1500 16th St. NW, 332-4010. Director, Walter Draude. Nonprofit. 40 children, ages 2 1/2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income. Open all year.

GAP Community Child Care Center, Marie Reed Learning Center, 2200 Champlain St. NW, 387-5528. Director, Monica Guyot.Nonprofit. 55 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $45 a week. Open all year.

Georgetown Children's House, 3224 N St. NW, 333-4953. Director, Joan McDaniel. Nonprofit. 80 children, ages 2-11. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on income, $35 a week maximum. Open all year.

Gethsemane Child Development Center, Gethsemane Baptist Church, 5119 Fourth St. NW, 882-5833. Director, Ethel B. Yancey. Nonprofit. 90 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $120 a month, $40 additional for transportation. Open all year.

Gibson Plaza Day Care, 1301 Seventh St. NW, 232-4451. Director, Gwenette Davis. Nonprofit. 50 children, ages 2 1/2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $12.50 a week maximum. Open all year.

Holly Hobby Day Care Center, 4027 Kansas Ave. NW, 291-4474. Director, Laverne Greenfield. Profit. 18 children, ages newborn to five years. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Under age 2, $55 a week; ages 2-5, $50 a week; Open all year.

Holy Comforter Church Pre-School, 701 Oglethorpe St. NW, 726-1862. Director, Elaine Klein. Nonprofit. 30 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $42 a week. Open all year.

Howard University Hospital Child Care Center, 1911 Fifth St. NW, 797-8134. Director, Mercedes Palmer. Enrollment limited to children of hospital employees. Nonprofit. Expanding in September to accommodate 60 children, ages 6 months-4 years.Open daily, 7 a.m. to midnight. Tuition: $50 a week for ages 2-6, $60 for children under age 2. Open all year.

Humpty Dumpty Nursery School, 4221 Seventh St. NW, 726-8915. Director, Katherine Sockwell. Profit. 60 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 6:45 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $62.50 a week, transportation $5 extra. Open all year. Humpty Dumpty Nursery School Infant Center, 35 Grant Cir. NW, 726-8444. Director, Katherine Sockwell. Nonprofit. 63 children, 6 weeks-2 years. Monday-Friday, 6:45 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuition: $78.75 a week. Open all year.

Key Day Care Center, 733 Euclid St. NW, 265-4923. Director, Phenoris Copes Nonprofit. 50 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $12.50 a week maximum. Open all year.

Learning Book Scholastic Centre Inc., 6640 Georgia Ave. NW, 882-7228. Directors Anthony and Beverly Jenkins. Profit. 40 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $45 a week. Open all year.

Lincoln Temple Day Care Center, 1701 11th St NW, 387-6724. Director, Jim Wells. Nonprofit. 75 children, ages 2 1/2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on income, $12.50 a week maximum. Open all year.

Lincoln Westmoreland Day Care, 1734 Seventh St. NW, 387-3700. Director, Fannie Bailey. Nonprofit, 50 children, ages 3-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on income, $12.50 a week maximum. Open all year.

Little Angels Child Development Center, 820 Quincy St. NW, 723-4571. Director, Saundra Magwood. Nonprofit. 42 children, ages 6 months-5 years. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $250 a month, financial assistance available. Open all year.

Loving Care Day Nursery, 5427 Fourth St. NW, 882-5716. Director, Annie Pankey. Profit. 23 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $40 a week. Open all year.

Marnatha Day Care Center, 4910 13th St. NW, 829-1921. Director, The Rev. Aubrey Wilson. Nonprofit. 90 children, ages newborn to 6 years. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.- 6 p.m. Tuition: up to 2 years, $40 a week; 2-6 years; $30. Open all year.

Nation House Watoto, 770 Park Rd. NW, 291-5600. Director, Agyei Akoto. Nonprofit. 39 children, ages 2 1/2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $165 a month. Open all year.

Natural Day Care, 2430 K St. NW, 338-6389. Director, Catherine Miller. Profit. 30 children, ages 2-6, Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $210 a month. Open all year.

New Bethel Howard's Pre-School, 6440 Piney Branch Rd. NW, 829-1611. Director, Carolyn Bossard. Nonprofit. 135 children, ages 2-12. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $50 a week. Open all year.

New York Avenue Day Care Center, First Street and New York Avenue NW, 724-4394. Director, Diane Alexander, D.C. Recreation. Nonprofit. 24 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $12.50 a week maximum.Open all year.

Northwest Settlement House Pre-School, 448 Ridge St. NW, 638-4736. Director, Sybil Lewis. Nonprofit, 30 children, ages 2 1/2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuition: $15 a week. Open all year.

Owl School Number 2, 2300 Cathedral Ave. NW, 462-3220. Director, Randa Meredith. Nonprofit, 60 children, ages 2-7. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuition: $200 a month. Open all year.

Powell-Lincoln Day Care Center, 16th and Irving streets NW, 673-6878. Director, Donna Benston, D.C. Recreation. Nonprofit, 24 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $12.50 a week maximum. Open all year.

Roots Activity Learning Center, 6222 North Capitol St. NW, 882-5155. Director, Muhsinah Dawan. Nonprofit. 100 children, ages 10 months to 12 years. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Under age 2, $253 a month; Age 2 and older, $150 a month. Open all year.

Rosemount Center, 2000 Rosemount Ave. NW, 265-9885. Director, Jan Yocum. Nonprofit. 135 children, ages 6 weeks-5 years. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Under age 2, $100 a week; ages 2-3 1/2 years, $75 a week; ages 3 1/2-5, $65 a week. Open all year.

School for Friends, 211 Florida Ave. NW, 328-1789. Director, Amy Lear. Nonprofit. 20 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $350 a month, scholarships available. Open all year.

Scripture Church Child Development Center, Scripture Church of Christ, 810 O St. NW, 232-1000. Director, Vickly Henderson. Nonprofit. 91 children, ages 2-12. Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $35.50 a week. Open all year.

Shaw Day Care Center, 10th Street and Rhode Island Avenue NW, 667-6188. Director, Barbara Thornton. Nonprofit. 60 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on income and number of family members enrolled, $62.50 a week maximum. Open all year.

Shiloh Child Development Center, 1500 Ninth St. NW, 387-2986. Director, Florence Omachonu. Nonprofit. 22 children, ages 2-8. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $45 a week. Open all year.

Spanish Education Development Center, 1846 Kalorama Rd. NW, 462-8850. Director, Caridad Inda. Nonprofit. 60 children, ages 2 1/2-6. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on income and number of family members enrolled, $50 a week maximum. Open all year.

St. Alban's Day Care Center, 3001 Wisconsin Ave. NW, 363-7380. Director, Joan Lynch. Nonprofit, 55 children, ages 2 1/2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $75 a week. Open all year.

Tiny Tots Pre-School, 801 Rock Creek Church Rd., NW, 722-0633. Director, Karen Page. Profit. 70 children, ages 2-12. Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $45 a week; transportation, $60 a week. Open all year.

Tots Nursery School, Tots Developmental School, 1317 Shepherd St. NW, 829-7798. Director: Carlise Davenport. Profit. 84 children, ages 2-9. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuition: $245 a month. Closed in August.

Trinity Day Care Center, New Trinity AME, 625 Park Rd. NW, 882-5330. Director, Linda Butler. Nonprofit. 40 children, ages 2 years and 9 months-4 years. Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuition: Based on Head Start income guidelines. $12.50 a week maximum.Open all yeaer.

Tyler House Day Care Center, 1200 North Capitol St. NW, 789-0283. Director, Avis Watts. Nonprofit. 60 children, ages 2 1/2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on income and number of family members enrolled. $12.50 a week a child maximum. Open all year.

W. L. Turley Child Development Center, 1629 13th St. NW, 332-4078. Director, Joan Grant. Nonprofit. 30 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $45 a week maximum. Open all year.

Ujamaa School Inc. 1554 Eighth St. NW, 232-2997. Director, Baba El Senzengakulu Zulu.Nonprofit. 14 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuition: Based on income. Open all year.

UPO Early Childhood Development Center Number 1, 1288 Upshur St. NW, 723-9404. Director, Naomi Banks. Nonprofit. 127 children, ages 6 weeks-5 years. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on income and number of family members enrolled, $62.50 a week maximum. Open all year.

UPO Early Childhood Development Center Number 2, 2200 Champlain St. NW, 234-5852. Director, Magdalene Taylor. Nonprofit. 40 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on income, $62.50 a week maximum. Open all year.

UPO Early Childhood Development Center Number 3, 1226 Vermont Ave., NW, 667-1010. Director, Rosamond Daniels. Nonprofit, 81 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on income. $62.50 a week maximum. Open all year.

UPO Early Childhood Development Center Number 4, 1511 V St. NW, 462-0502. Director, Jeannette Williams. Nonprofit. 110 children, ages newborn to 5 years. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on income and number of family members enrolled, $62.50 a week maximum. Open all year.

Vermont Avenue Baptist Church Nursery, 1630 Vermont Ave. NW, 667-1078. Director, Donna Foster. Nonprofit, 35 children, ages 2-4. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $34.50 a week. Open all year.

The Village Day Care Center, 2900 14th St. NW, 234-5114. Director, Stephanie Tindal. Nonprofit. 40 children, ages 2 1/2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $50 a month maximum. Open all year.

Washington D.C., Parent Child Center, 1325 W St. NW, 462-3375. Director, Rosa Trapp-Dukes. Nonprofit, 150 children, ages 6 weeks to 5 years. Handicapped children accepted. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $12.50 a week maximum. Open all year.

Wee Care Youth Academy, 6700 14th St. NW, 829-6700. Director, Dorothy Hamilton. Nonprofit. 44 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $220 a month. Open all year.

Zion Baptist Day Care Center, Zion Baptist Church, 4850 Bagden Ave. NW, 723-6310. Director, Fsheena Reid. Nonprofit. 50 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $62 a week. Open all year.

Zion Hill Christian School, 4005 Georgia Ave. NW, 722-1580. Director, Leona Coffey. Nonprofit.35 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $40 a week. Open all year. Southwest

Bald Eagle Day Care Center, Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue and Joliet Street SW, 767-7388. Director, Delores Hope, D.C. Department of Recreation. Nonprofit. 15 children, ages 2-5. Molnday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $12.50 a week maximum. Open all year.

Big Mama's Children's Center, 4680 Martin Luther King Ave. SW, 563-5303. Acting director, Mary L. Banks. Profit. 104 children, ages 2 months-12 years. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income: $55 a week maximum for children under age 2; $40 a week maximum for children age 2 and over. Open all year.

Child Care Systems, 109 Galveston Place SW, 574-4444. Director, Lois Hobson. Nonprofit. 20 children, ages 2-12. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $25 a week.Open all year.

Covenant Pre-School, 3845 South Capitol St. SW, 562-2018. Director: Elsie Byrd. Nonprofit.65 children, ages 4-7. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $45 a week. Open all year.

Federal Employe's Cooperative Learning Center for Pre-Schoolers Inc., 400 Maryland Ave. SW, 245-7785. Director, Henretta Capers. profit. 42 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $170 a month. Open all year.

HUD Child Care Center, 451 Seventh St. SW, 554-2331. Director, Judi Farber. Nonprofit. 60 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $55 a week maximum. Open all year.

Miniature World Academy, 1412 Fourth St. SW, 484-3270. Director, Barbara Pennington. Profit, 110 children, ages 2-12. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $50 a week. Open all year.

Penthouse Nursery, 200 Independence Ave. SW, 488-3362. Director, Audrey Caldwell. Nonprofit. 60 children, ages 18 months-4 years. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $58 a week for age 2 and under; $50 a week for ages 3-4. Closed last week in August.

Randall Day Care Center, South Capitol and I streets SW, 727-5504. Director, Aurora Delespan, D.C. Recreation. Nonprofit. 20 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income $12.50 a week maximum. Open all year.

Second Baptist Day Care, Second Baptist Church, 1200 Canal St. SW, 484-3113, Director, Marcia Reid. Nonprofit. 40 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $62 a week maximum. Open all year.

Southwest Child Development Center, 1200 Delaware Ave. SW, 488-3677. Director, Delia Richards. Nonprofit. 35 children, ages 2-3. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $62.50 a week maximum. Open all year.

Southwest Child Development Center, 222 M St. SW, 488-3677. Director, Delia Richards. Nonprofit. 35 children, ages 4-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $62.50 a week maximum. Open all year. Northeast

Antioch Day Nursery Inc., 1107 50th St. NE, 399-2047. Director, Marilyn Belt. Nonprofit. 40 children, ages 2-12. Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $67.50 a week maximum. Open all year.

Avalon Montessori School, 2814 Franklin St. NE, 526-5545. Director, Evangeline Queen. Profit. 40 children, ages 2 1/2-8. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $60 a week for summer session. Tuition information for school year available on request. Open all year.

Azeezee Bates Courts Day Care Center, 444 16th St. NE, 397-3698. Director, Janie Flood. Nonprofit. 62 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.- 6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $12.50 a week maximum. Open all year.

Bejay Learning Center, 804 Oklahoma Ave. NE, 398-4888. Director, Brenda Joyce. Profit. 21 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $40 a week. Open all year.

Brentwood Childhood Development Center, 2525 14th St. NE, 635-2400. Director, Carolyn Magee. Nonprofit. 31 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $38 a week. Open all year.

Brookland Union Baptist Church, 3101 14th St. NE, 832-4450. Director, Joseph Miles. Nonprofit. 40 children, ages 2 1/2-4 1/2. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $33.75 a week. Open all year.

Capital City Child Development Center, 1838 Third St. NE, 526-2511. Director, Laura Freeman. Profit. 33 children, ages 2 months to 6 years. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $48.75 a week for children under age 2; $43.50 a week for children ages 2 and over who are toliet trained; $48.75 a week for children age 2 and over who are not toliet trained. Open all year.

Capitol Hill Hospital Child Care Center, 700 Constitution Ave. NE, 269-8209. Director, Jacqueline Gartrell. Nonprofit. Enrollment limited to children of employees of Capitol Hill Hospital. 35 children, ages 3 months to 4 years. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $35 a year. Open all year.

Catholic Charities Day Care Center, 1125 Neal St. NE, 396-8100. Director, Rudolph Hutchison. Nonprofit. 90 children in center and 150 in home day-care facilities, ages 6 weeks to 5 years. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $85.60 a month maximum. Open all year.

Community Day Care Center, 4025 Minnesota Ave. NE, 397-1170. Director, Lawrence Credit. Profit. 100 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $37.50 a week. Open all year.

Contee AME Zion Church Day Care Center, 903 Division Ave. NE, 396-0638. Director, Harriet McClendon. Nonprofit. 40 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $65 a week maximum. Open all year.

Deanwood Day Care Center, 49th and Quarles streets NE 727-5428. Director, Deborah White, D.C. Department of Recreation, 16 children, ages 2 1/2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $12.50 a week maximum. Open all year.

Douglas Head Start, 800 11th St. NE, 397-1885. Director, Helen Purvis. Nonprofit. 17 children, ages 3-5. Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuition: Free to low-income families. Closed in August.

Eastern Avenue Child Development Center, 500 Eastern Ave. NE, 396-8826. Director: Valerie Hunte. Nonprofit. 25 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $40 a week. Open all year.

Emery Day Care Center, Lincoln Road and Randolph Street NE, 576-6594. Director, Yvonne Banks, D.C. Department of Recreation. 30 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:15 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $12.50 a week maximum. Open all year.

Faith Child Development Center, 4900 10th St. NE, 636-4057. Director, Celia Boykin. Nonprofit. 50 children, ages 1-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $40 a week for toliet-trained children; $45 a week if children are not toliet trained. Open all year.

First Church of Christ Holiness Day Care Center, 1219 Hamlin St. NE, 526-9266. Director, Esther Payne. Nonprofit. 40 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $62.50 a week. Open all year.

Greater Mt. Zion Baptist Church Day Nursery, 609 Maryland Ave. NE, 543-2906. Director: Lillian Broadnax. Nonprofit. 70 children, ages 2-9. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $62.50 a week, maximum. Open all year.

Hayes School Day Care Center, 510 K St. NE, 547-8259. Director, Enid Greenidge. Nonprofit. 55 children, ages 2 1/2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $12.50 a week maximum. Open all year.

Hospital for Sick Children, Theraputic Educational Daycare for Infants, 1731 Bunker Hill Rd. NE, 832-4400. Director, Robin Smith. Nonprofit. 14 children, ages newborn to 5 years. Program is for severely handicapped infants and preschoolers. Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuition: Free. Open all year.

Hughes Child Development Center, 2316 Rhode Island Ave. NE, 635-8333. Director, Estelle Ledbetter Hughes. Nonprofit. 28 children, ages 2-12. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $45 a week. Open all year.

Isaac Tiny Tots Nursery, 1629 Kenilworth Ave. NE, 398-3856. Director, Betty Ball. Profit. 37 children, ages infant to five years. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Under age 3, $35 a week; Age 3 and older, $45 a week. Open all year.

Isle of Patmos Baptist Church Day Care Center, 1215 Saratoga Ave. NE, 529-2466. Director, Louise Ellison. Nonprofit. 53 children, ages 2 1/2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $30 a week. Open all year.

Kenilworth-Child Development Center, 1617 Kenilworth Ave. NE, 396-3100. Director, Harriet Morris. Nonprofit. 62 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $62.50 a week. Open all year.

Kenilworth-Parkside Day Care Center, 4300 Anacostia Rd., NE, 727-5439. Director, Florence Ross, D.C. Department of Recreation. 24 children, ages 2 1/2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $12.50 a week maximum. Open all year.

Lanston Day Care Center, 2209 H St NE. 727-5430. Director, Hannah Nelson, D.C. Department of Recreation. Nonprofit. 14 children, ages 2 1/2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $12.50 a week maximum. Open all year.

The Learning Tree Day Care Center, 1311 Oates St. NE, 398-7339. Director, Marla Russell. Profit.12 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $40 a week. Open all year.

Lincoln Park Child Development Center, 1304-06 East Capitol St. NE, 543-1318. Director, Adina Carter. Nonprofit. 50 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on income, $40 a week maximum. Open all year.

Ludlow-Taylor Day Care Center, Seventh and G streets NE, 547-2616. Director, Joseph Murray. Nonprofit. 89 children, ages 5-12. Monday-Friday, 7-9 p.m. and 3-6:30 p.m. during the school year. 7 a.m-6:30 p.m. on school holidays and summer vacation. Tuition: Based on family income, $2 a day maximum for summer, $1.25 a day maximum during the school year.

McLean Day Care Inc., 4912 Ames St. NE, 575-3199. Director, Gertrude McLean. Profit. 25 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $40 a week for toliet-trained children; $45 for children who are not toliet trained. Open all year.

McKendree United Methodist Church Day Care Center, 2421 Lawrence St. NE, 2420 Rhode Island Ave. NE, 529-3019. Director, Sylvia Smith. Nonprofit. 80 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $37.50 a week for 2-year-olds; $35 a week for ages 3 and over. Open all year.

Miniature World Inc., Child Development Center, 611 Edgewood St. NE, 635-1977. Director, Barbara Pennington. Profit. 50 children, ages 2-7. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Information available on request. Open all year.

Mt. Moriah Day Care Center, 1636 East Capitol St. NE, 543-6795. Director, Dorothy Armstead. Nonprofit. 74 children, ages 2 1/2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: free to children of low income families, $12.50 a week maximum. Open all year.

Ms. Bunny's Child Development Center, 1916 Irving St. NE, 529-6376. Director, Sandra B. Tyson. Profit. 30 children, ages 2-12. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $40 a week.Open all year.

Nannie Helen Burroughs School, 601 50th St. NE, 398-4628. Director, Mattie Robinson. Nonprofit. 65 children, ages 3 1/2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuition: $139 a month. Open all year.

New Samaritan Baptist Church Day Care Center, 610 Maryland Ave. NE, 543-9199. Director, Juanita Smith. Nonprofit. 60 children, ages 2-6.Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $67.50 a week, including transportation. Open all year.

Peace Baptist Church Day Care Center, 710-712 18th St. NE, 399-3488. Director, Barbara Holmes. Nonprofit. 97 children, ages 2-12. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $57.50 a week maximum. Open all year.

Peaches 'n Cream Child Development Center, 356 Eastern Ave. NE 398-7200. Director, Carolyn Gill. Profit. 90 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $43 a week. Open all year.

Pilgrim Day Care Center, 700 I St. NE, 544-0110. Director, Ann Dewitt. Nonprofit. 80 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $12.50 a week maximum. Open all year.

Playland Nursery and Kindergarten, 4928B Just St. NE, 399-8330. Director, Martha Harrison. Profit. 30 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $40 a week. Open all year.

Rosedale Day Care Center, 17th and Gales streets NE, 727-5434. Director, Valerie Brooks, D.C. Department of Recreation. Nonprofit. 20 children, ages 2 1/2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: based on family income, $12.50 a week maximum. Open all year.

Sargent Memorial Day Care Center, 5109 Nannie Helen Burroughs Ave. NE, 399-1434. Director, Harold Ford. Nonprofit. 56 children, ages 2 1/2-5. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $12.50 a week maximum. Open all year.

Second New St. Paul Baptist Church Day Care Center, 2400 Franklin St. NE, 526-8562. Director, Marilyn Richardson. Nonprofit. 150 children, ages 4 months to 5 years. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Under age 2, $55 a week; age 2-3, $50 a week; age 3 and older, $45 a week. Open all year.

St. Joseph's Day Care Center, 2800 Otis St. NE, 526-0100. Director, Phyllis Toner. Nonprofit. 120 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $78 a week maximum. Open all year.

Tabernacle Day Care Center, 719 Division Ave. NE, 397-4020. Director, Thelma Spencer. Nonprofit. 50 children, ages 2-12. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $40 a week. Open all year.

Upper Room Baptist Learning Center, 60 Burns St. NE, 396-3673. Director, Beverly Caldwell. Nonprofit. 30 children, ages 6-12. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: based on family income, $45 a week maximum. Open all year.

Upper Room Baptist Learning Center, 3760 Minnesota Ave. NE, 396-3673. Director, Beverly Caldwell. Nonprofit.60 children, ages 6 months to 5 years. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: based on family income, $45 a week maximum. Open all year.

Way of the Cross Day Care Center, 825 D St. NE, 543-5291. Director: Bertha Simon. Nonprofit.80 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuition: $45 a week. Open all year.

Wheatley Day Care Center, Montello and Neal streets NE, 396-5679. Director, Andrew Gray. Nonprofit. 89 children, ages 5-12. Monday-Friday, 7-9 a.m., and 3-6:30 p.m. during school year, 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m. on school holidays and summer vacations. Tuition: Based on family income, $2 a day maximum for summer; $1.25 a day during the school year. Open all year.

Wilson Day Care Center, Seventh and K streets NE, 544-5137. Director: Nina Long. Nonprofit, 35 children, ages 5-12. Monday-Friday, 7-9 a.m. and 3-6:30 p.m. during school year; 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m. on school holidays and summer vacations. Tuition: Based on family income, $2 a day maximum for summer; $1.25 a day during the school year. Open all year.

Woodridge Day Care Center, 3302 18th St. NE, 269-9331. Director: Roberta Wells. Nonprofit. 20 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $35 a week. Open all year.

Woodridge Day Care Center, Central and Carlton avenues NE. 576-6413. Director, Brenda Galloway, D.C. Department of Recreation, 25 children, ages 2 1/2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $12.50 a week maximum. Open all year. Southeast

Academy for Learning, 3109 Martin Luther King Ave. SE, 574-8641. Director, Elmira Gwynne. Profit. 30 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $38.50 a week. Open all year.

Alice in Wonderland, 617 Raleigh Place SE, 562-5412. Director, Johnnie Johnson. Nonprofit. 20 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $28 a week. Open all year.

Allen AME Church Preschool, 2498 Alabama Ave. SE, 889-3296. Director, Juliette King. Nonprofit. 160 children, ages 2-4. Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuition: $67.50 a month, includes transportation. Open all year.

Ambassador Day Care Center, 1412 Minnesota Ave. SE, 678-1993. Director, Margie M. Akins.Nonprofit. 40 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $50 a week. Open all year.

Arlene's Day Care Center, 2611 Douglas Rd. SE. 889-9874.Director, Arlene Mitchell. Profit. 25 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: based on family income, $35 a week maximum. Open all year.

Arthur Capper Head Start Program, 1000 Fifth St. SE, 546-3676. Director, Mary Goodwin. Nonprofit. 83 children, from ages 2 years and 9 months-5 years. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuition: Free to low-income families. Open all year.

Barry Farms/Birney Day Care Center, Martin Luther King Avenue and Sumner Road SE, 767-8286. Director, Linda J. Smith, D.C. Recreation. Nonprofit. 13 children, 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Tuition: based on family income, $12.50 a week maximum. Open all year. Summer program.

Bell's Day Nursery, 4118 First St. SE, 562-8554. Director, Lula Bell. Profit. 40 children, ages 3-8. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuition: $34.50 a week. Open all year.

Benning Park Day Care Center, 53rd Street and Southern Avenue NE. 767-7482. Director: Glenita Buckner, D.C. Department of Recreation. Nonprofit. 20 children, ages 2 1/2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: based on family income, $12.50 a week maximum. Open all year.

Burton's Day Care Center, 2611 Douglas Rd. SE, 889-2780. Director, Judy Walker. Profit. 45 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $35 a week. Open all year.

Bryan Day Care Center, 13th Street and Independence Avenue SE. 724-2118. Director, Robin Grasty, D.C. Recreation. Nonprofit. 16 children, ages 2 1/2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $12.50 a week. Open all year.

Campbell's Day Care Center, 2562 Martin Luther King Ave. SE, 889-3696. Director, Denise Clarence. Nonprofit. 45 children, ages 2 1/2-4. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Free to low-income families. Open all year.

Capitol East Children's Center, 315 G St. SE, 546-6966. Director, Marilyn Hamilton. Nonprofit. 63 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $350 a month maximum. Open all year.

Capitol Hill Day School, 210 South Carolina Ave. SE, 547-2244. Director, Laurel Montgomery. Nonprofit. 36 children, ages 4-5. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $1,113 a quarter. Open all year.

Capitol Hill Montessori School, 800 Third St. SE, 543-3727. Director, Brenda Neal. Nonprofit, 85 children, ages 2 1/2-9. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $3,453 a year. 8-week summer program, last week of June through third week of August, $700.

Children's World South East, 2503 Good Hope Rd. SE, 582-0859. Director, Dorothy Bailey. Profit. 80 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $35 a week. Open all year.

Dard's Early Childhood Development Center, 320-324 Anacostia Rd. SE, 575-0190. Director, Rebecca Turner. Profit. 65 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $27.50 a week. Open all year.

Dawn to Dusk Day Care Center, 967 Valley Ave. SE, 562-6196. Director, Abigail Parker. Nonprofit. 40 children, ages 2-8. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: based on family income, $62.50 a week maximum. Open all year.

D.C. City-Wide Welfare Rights Child Development Center Inc., 1011 Seventh St. SE, 574-8400. Director, Etta Horne Prather. Nonprofit. 78 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $13.50 a week maximum. Open all year.

D.C. City-Wide Welfare Rights Child Development Center Inc., 220 Highview Place SE, 562-7112. Director, Etta Horne Prather. Nonprofit.50 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $13.50 a week maximum. Open all year.

Douglass Day Care Center, 20th Street and Stanton Terrace SE. 767-8291. Director, Carol Spencer, D.C. Department of Recreation. Nonprofit. 20 children, ages 2 1/2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $12.50 a week maximum. Open all year.

Early Childhood Developmental Center, 3030 G St. SE 767-7460. Director, Sara Lucas. D.C. Department of Recreation. Nonprofit. 14 children, ages 2 1/2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $12.50 a week maximum. Open all year.

East Capitol Day Care Center, 5752 East Capitol St. SE. 767-8265. Director, Sylvia Gwathmey, D.C. Department of Recreation. Nonprofit. 14 children, ages 2 1/2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $12.50 a week maximum. Open all year.

Edgewood Baptist Church Day Care Center, 3408 C St. SE, 582-1582. Director, Marguarite Maxwell. Nonprofit. 40 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income. Open all year.

Educare Child Development Center, 401 Chaplin St. SE, 582-2102. Director, Eleanor Crawford. Nonprofit. 30 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $184 a month maximum. Open all year.

Esther Place Pre-School, 603 Raleigh Place SE, 562-5844. Director, Veretta Harden. Profit. 30 children, ages 2-9. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $40 a week. Open all year.

Fort Baker Kiddie Kollege, 2101 28th St. SE, 581-5987. Director, Jocelyn York. Profit. 28 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday. 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $45 a week. Open all year.

Friendship House Association, 619 D St. SE, 675-9064. Director, Teresa Buck. Nonprofit. 80 children, ages 2-14. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $220 a month maximum. Open all year.

Jenkins Hill Child Development Center, 201 Fourth St. SE. 543-4664. Director, Linda McCoy. Nonprofit. 20 children, ages 2-4. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuition: $300 a month. Open all year.

Jones Child Development Center, 4625 G St. SE, 583-4800. Director, Edana Stovall. Nonprofit. 85 children, ages 2-9. Monday-Friday, 6:45 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $43.75 a week. Open all year.

Kiddie Kollege, 5929 East Capitol St. SE, 581-1745. Director, Laura W. Shumate. Nonprofit. 125 children, ages 2 months to 9 years. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $160 a month for children under 2; $140 a month for ages 2 and up. Open all year.

Learn N Play, 4147 Alabama Ave. SE, 583-6519. Director, Lewis Freeman. Profit. 30 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $40 a week. Open all year.

Lee's Day Care Center, 2340 Ainger Place SE, 889-3407. Director, Fannie Lee. Profit. 50 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $40 a week. Open all year.

The Learning Nest, 3000 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, 583-9111.Director, Marjorie Rogers. Nonprofit.60 children, ages 3 months to 5 years. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuition: $55 a week for children under 2; $50 a week for age 2 and older. Open all year.

The Learning Tree, 3700 Ninth St. SE, 562-7118. Director, Mattie Jones. Nonprofit. 40 children, ages 2-11. Monday-Friday, 6:45 a.m.-6:15 p.m. Tuition: $40 a week. Open all year.

Malcolm X Day Care Center, 13th Street and Alabama Avenue SE 767-8247. Director, Juanita Barr, D.C. Department of Recreation. Nonprofit. 30 children, ages 2 1/2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $12.50 a week maximum. Open all year.

Matthews Memorial Baptist Church Day Care Center, 2616 Martin Luther King Ave. SE, 889-3707. Director, Minnie Wood. Nonprofit. 100 children, ages 2-14. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $45 to $62.60 a week depending on family income. Open all year.

Merry Hill Pre-School, 3331 Fifth St. SE, 574-8700. Director, Shirley Jones. Nonprofit.20 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6:15 p.m. Tuition: $45 a week. Open all year.

Mount Joy Baptist Church Day Care Center, 514 Fourth St. SE, 544-9145. Director, Arleen Lesane. Nonprofit. 70 children, ages 2-14. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $62.50 a week. Open all year.

Naylor Road School, 2403 Naylor Rd. SE, 584-5114. Director, Patricia Lepak. Profit. 180 children, ages 3-11. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $195 a month. Closed mid-June to September.

New Image Child Development Center, 1839 Alabama Ave. SE. 889-3642. Director, Jean Walker. Nonprofit. 100 children, ages 2-14. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income. Open all year.

New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church Child Development Center, 1736 Good Hope Rd. SE, 889-5900. Director, William Roundtree. Nonprofit. 30 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Information available on request. Open all year.

New Macedonia Baptist Church Day Care Center, 4200 Massachusetts Ave. SE, 583-9601. Director, Mary Jefferson. Nonprofit. 107 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Information available on request. Open all year.

The New Redeemed Church of Christ Day Care Center, 1325 Branch Ave. SE, 582-8545. Director, Howard Lee Williams. Nonprofit. 75 children, ages 2-4. Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $37 a week. Open all year.

Our Learning Tree, 3703 Martin Luther King Ave. SE, 562-9119. Director, Carolyn Paxton. Nonprofit. 75 children, ages 2-10. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $45 a week. Open all year.

Park Southern Nursery, 800 Southern Ave. SE, 562-3373. Director, Carrie Hammond. Nonprofit. 23 children, ages 3-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $40 a week. Open all year.

Park Terrace Nursery, 5111 Fitch St. SE, 582-7272. Director, Adie Mae Golden. Profit. 30 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $35 a week. Open all year.

Randle Circle Day Nursery, 10 Randle Cir. SE, 582-3034. Director, Susie Collins. Profit. 30 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $40 a week. Open all year.

Rehoboth Day Care Center, 621 Alabama Ave. SE, 561-5286. Director, Shirley Evans Cooley. Nonprofit. 85 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $42.50 a week.Open all year.

St. Francis Xavier Child Development Center, 2815 O St. SE, 581-2700. Director, Sheila Garner Allen. Nonprofit. 65 children, ages 2 1/2-12. Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $216.66 a month. Open all year.

St. Lucille Day Care Center, 5100 Astor Place SE, 584-4984. Director, Jennie Hall. Nonprofit. 40 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $35 a week. Open all year.

St. Philip Head Start, 2001 14th St. SE, 678-2150. Director, Blanche Redd. Nonprofit. 40 children, ages 4-5. Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuition: free to low-income families. Closed during August.

St. Timothy's Nursery School, 3601 Alabama Ave. SE, 584-5662. Director, Yvonne Robison. Nonprofit. 88 children, ages 6 months to 12 years. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: children under age 2, $193 a month; ages 2-3, $184 a month; ages 4-5, $193 a month. Open all year.

Southeast Child Development Center, 4224 Sixth St. SE, 561-1100. Director, Bernice Jackson. Profit. 175 children, ages 2-14. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $62.50 a week. Open all year.

Southeast Neighborhood House Day Care Center, 1210-A Howard Rd. SE, 678-6700. Director, Evelyn Davis. Nonprofit. 60 children, ages 2-12. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $33 a week. Open all year.

Stoddert Terrace, 155 Ridge Rd. SE, 767-8267.Director, Thelma Wise, D.C. Department of Recreation. 20 children, ages 2 1/2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $12.50 a week maximum. Open all year.

Valley Green Day Care Center, 1105 Valley Ave. SE, 561-4617. Director, Helen Jones. Nonprofit. 112 children, ages 3-5. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuition: Free to children of low-income families. Open all year.

Watkins-Potomac Day Care Center, 12th and E streets SE. 727-5488. Director, Sandra Gilbert, D.C. Department of Recreation. 30 children, ages 2 1/2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $12.50 a week maximum. Open all year.

Wibble Wobble Child Development Center, 1 Randle Cir. SE, 582-1011. Director, Margaret Jones. Profit. 35 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $27.50 a week. Closed in August.

Zena's Child Development Center, 4119 Fourth St. SE, 563-1812. Director, Laura Mungin. Profit. 110 children, ages 2-15. Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $63.50 a week. Open all year.