Rhinelander Children’s Center offers excellent education, arts and recreational programming for approximately 600 children and teens each year.  On weekdays, we offer Early Childhood classes, fully accredited Nursery School and a comprehensive After School Program for children up to age 12.  On Saturdays, Rhinelander houses New York City’s only weekend program for deaf children and teens. In the summer, Rhinelander houses a day camp for 3-6-year olds.

Rhinelander is a self-sustaining branch of The Children’s Aid Society, a citywide nonprofit organization dedicated to providing comprehensive supports to children in poverty. As such, we are committed to creating an inclusive community and offering access to social services and emergency assistance through the Children’s Aid network.

For more information

Please call (212) 876-0500 or visit us at 350 East 88 Street, New York, NY 10128.

Hours of Operation are Monday –Fridays 8 a.m.-6 p.m. during the school year and some Saturdays from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Please call before you make a trip as business hours vary during school vacations.

Traveling to Rhinelander

The Rhinelander Children’s Center is located on 88th Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues. By subway, take the 4, 5 or 6 train to 86th Street and Lexington Avenue. Walk two blocks north and approximately 3 blocks east. The M15 (1st and 2nd Avenues), M31 (York Avenue) and M86 (86th Street crosstown) buses all stop within several blocks of Rhinelander.

Staff Members

Rhinelander Center Director: Sandra Morales email
Early Childhood Program Director: Ellen Santoro email
Nursery School Director: Diane Farley email
After School Program Director: Alicen Harrad email
Saturday Program Director: Jaime Merola email
Children's Aid Society Chorus Director: Kelly Campbell email
Development and Saturday Program Coordinator: Sydney Rose email
Operations Manager: Carol Rivera email