The ECC Child Development Center, located on the first level of the Physical Education Building, provides a full-day educational program for children between the ages of two and five. The Center is accredited by the National Academy of Early Childhood Programs. Services are available to children whose parents are enrolled or employed at Essex County College. The Center is also open to the Essex County community on a space-available basis. The Center operates 52 weeks per year, Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. During the Fall and Spring Semesters, the Center also offers evening hours.