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Important College and Coronavirus Information ››

HCC Main Campus
10901 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia MD, 21044
Laurel College Center
312 Marshall Avenue, Suite 205
Laurel, MD 20707
Gateway Business Training Center
6751 Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia MD, 21046
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Children's Learning Center

The Children’s Learning Center (CLC) was founded to provide Howard Community College students with child care services. As years passed, fewer students utilized the CLC. The coronavirus pandemic has caused the college to critically examine its operations, while balancing health and safety with the long-term financial needs of the college. After careful consideration, the college has made the very difficult decision to permanently close the CLC.

We will miss our families. Thank you for entrusting the care of your children to the staff of the CLC. And thank you to the dedicated CLC staff members, who always provided the best care and education to the college’s youngest students. We are forever grateful.

Resources for Parents: Child Care LOCATE
The Maryland Family Network’s Child Care LOCATE provides free, personalized assistance Monday through Friday, between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. A referral specialist will help you to identify child care options based on your family’s specific needs. Howard County residents should call 410-313-CARE. For parents outside of Howard County, call 877-261-0060.

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