General Information


  • Gilbertsville Director
    ​Christy Watson (610) 323-8033

  • Zieglerville Director
    ​Lora Bonhage  (610) 754-9204

  • Hours
    6:30 AM to 6:00 PM. Monday-Friday

  • Major Holidays​ Closed:  Presidents Day (Staff Training), Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day (Staff Training), Thanksgiving and Day After Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

  • Calendar Year
    ​January 1 to December 31.

  • Sign In and Sign Out
    ​Parents are required to sign in and sign out their children daily.

  • The Medicine Log
    Posted in each room is a sheet to be signed if your child needs medication.

  • Outside Play
    ​Children go outside weather permitting.  Please send appropriate dress for outdoor play.

  • Files
    Your child’s file contains emergency forms, health appraisals, and evaluations. Please make sure your information is kept up to date.

  • Phone
    ​​We appreciate a morning call if your child is not coming that day.  You are always welcome to call and check on your child.  If your child’s teacher can not immediately get to the phone, your call will be returned.  Remember your child is only a phone call away.

  • Withdrawal
    ​If a child withdrawals from our program, 2 weeks notice is required.  Should more notice be possible it would be appreciated.

  • Licensing
    Both centers are fully licensed to assure the health and safety of our children.

  • Hazardous Conditions
    ​Heavy snow fall or serious weather conditions that make it necessary to delay opening will be communicated through email and Facebook.  All parents who arrive earlier should call before arriving to assure a staff member is at the facility.  Parents will be contacted directly by phone by if the facility will close early that day.  

  • Illness
    ​We are always prepared to cope with illnesses, but because we are concerned for the health of your child and our staff, NHCC reserves the right to refuse care to an ill child---by ill we mean green stuffy noses, runny eyes, persistent coughs, high fevers, vomiting and diarrhea.

  • Additional Services
    ​Preschool Hearing and Vision screening / Cots and Cribs / Student Evaluations & Conferences available twice a year / Monthly Newsletter/ Daily Reports on Infants & Toddlers / Referral Information.

  • Toys
    Toys ​Please keep toys at home.  The exception being show’n tell.  Stuffed animals and dolls are permissible at nap time but must remain with the child’s blanket and cot.  Cubbies get overcrowded with special stuffed friends and leave no room for their papers. 

  • Nap Time
    Infants will need a nice sheet for their beds and will be taken home at the end of the week to be washed.  Toddlers and Preschool should supply their own napping materials such as a slumber bag.  Please put your name on the items.

  • Emergency Evacuation
    Complying with state regulations our facility conducts a fire drill every 2 months.  The facility has a written plan in the event of a dangerous situation at the center and/or alerts at the Limerick Generating Station.  This plan is available to parents.