St. John’s Parkside


OLV Human Services Early Childhood Programs offer families choices for affordable child care in a nurturing environment, where children with and without disabilities learn and play together. Two convenient locations in Lackawanna and South Buffalo provide modern, safe and accessible campuses with before and after school care available.

Our focus is on enhancing the overall development of children through language, literacy, social and emotional growth, and motor development. Caring, highly qualified staff integrate music and the arts, yoga, fitness activities and healthy living habits for a comprehensive early childhood education experience.

Program Highlights

•    Preschool Program for ages 2-1/2 to 5 years

•    15 preschool rooms

•    Lead Teachers Certified in Early Childhood and Special Education

•    Pre-K curriculum based on NYS Common Core standards

•    On-site therapists – PT, OT, speech, and counseling

•    On-site school nurse, principal and daycare coordinator

•    Breakfast and lunch served

•    Yoga sessions for preschool classrooms

•    Weekly group music therapy

•    Six-week summer program available

•    Before and after school care

Campus Highlights

•    Fully secure building

•    3 Gross motor rooms – students have access each day

•    1 sensory room

•    Multiple therapy spaces

•    Outdoor playground

•    Outdoor sandboxes for sensory play

•    2 cafeteria areas

•    Open door policy for parents

St. John’s Parkside is conveniently located at 51 St. John’s Parkside, Buffalo, NY.  If you have questions about the program, please call 716-828-9560.



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