Jean Benson Child Development Center


75-433 Orange Blossom Lane, Palm Desert, CA 92260
Phone: 760-836-3336 Fax: 760-836-0096


Cristy Harshaw
Site Supervisor
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Cheryl Hughes
ECE Program Director
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Amanada Hernandez
Program Administrator
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YMCA Jean Benson Child Development Center serves children ages 2 through 5 years in multiple programs:

  1. We offer full day California State Preschool Program (CSPP) for children ages 3-5 years.  Enrollment process includes verifying eligibility and need of families.  Qualified families are certified for no less than 12 months of subsidized child care at low to no cost.
  2. We offer a full day preschool program for children ages 2-5 with county subsidies and YMCA financial assistance available to help qualifying families.

Both programs include nutritious daily breakfast, lunch and snack at no additional cost to families.  This institution is an equal opportunity provider.  Contact us for more information and arrange a virtual tour!

Important Documents

Click here for license – # License # 334803473