Located in Boston, Associated Early Care and Education is a provider of child care and education support services. The organization offers early care and education programs, and guidance and training for child care throughout the state of Boston. It owns and operates six early care and education centers, and provides care services to more than 900 children every day. Associated Early Care and Education operates two different types of programs to meet special needs of families. The organization offers center-based care programs, and family child care programs. It provides various child care services, including group care for infants and preschoolers, and specialized services for abused and neglected infants. The organization employs trained early education specialists and social workers for offering prevention and crisis intervention services to families. It also provides a nutrition program for children.