Purdue University Calumet Charlotte R. Riley Child Center
2250 173rd Street , Hammond, IN 46323
The Child Center operates under the supervision of the Department of Behavioral Sciences. The Child Center provides preschool, kindergarten, child care services, and summer programming. NAEYC accredited since 1987, the Child Center provides high quality child care and education for children of University students, faculty, staff and the community. The Child Center serves as a setting for laboratory experience and training of students enrolled in early childhood development. The Child Center also serves as an ideal site for field experience and placement for students enrolled in elementary education, nursing, dietary, and psychology. The Child Center may be used as a research site by qualifying individuals, groups or agencies. Within the community, the Child Center serves as a resource of information and referral for other child centers, schools, social service agencies, parents and area professionals.