Hampton, VA. – The Hampton University Child Development Center has more reason to boast after winning their third award in the past two years. Their latest accolade is the 2017 Best of Hampton Award in the Child Care category by the Hampton Award Program.
Joy Phelps, Director of the HUCDC, has worked hard to boost the centers image within the community since arriving in 2015. Her background in helping children with learning disabilities has allowed her to expand the centers services which now caters to children with autism and other learning disabilities.
"I am very grateful for the award, my staff and for being part of Hampton University, the “Home by the Sea,” said Phelps. “Most of all, the reward of being passionate about changing a child’s life by working with and engaging with them to enhance their development and learning.
The HUCDC won the Best of Hampton Award in the Child Care category in 2016 as well. Each year, the Hampton Award Program identifies companies that have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category.
In 2016, the center was also recognized for their dedication to helping children with learning disabilities when they were awarded the Charles A. Wornom Helping Hands Award from the Hampton Mayor’s Committee for People with Disabilities.