Childcare in Berlin

schule3Before starting primary school, most Berlin boys and girls get to experience group dynamics at day care centers or kindergartens.

About 90 percent of the capital’s youngest citizens start kindergarten when they turn three. Every child between the ages of three and six is legally entitled to a Halbtagsplatz (half day place) at a childcare facility.

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Childcare addresses of Berlin

Youth offices


Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf
Rathaus Wilmersdorf, Fehrbelliner Platz 4, Tel. 90 29-15 021

Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg
›› Frankfurter Allee 35-37, Tel. 9 02 98-0, -44 96
›› Adalbert Str. 23b, Tel. 9 02 98-16 80
›› Hallesches Ufer 80, Tel. 9 02 98-16 82, -24 14

Lichtenberg
Große-Leege-Str. 103, Tel. 9 02 96-50 11

Marzahn-Hellersdorf
Riesaer Str. 94, Tel. 9 02 93-41 01

Mitte  
Karl-Marx-Allee 31, Tel. 90 18-2 33 84

Neukölln 
Karl-Marx-Str. 83, Tel. 9 02 39-0

Pankow  
Berliner Allee 252-260, Tel. 9 02 95-74 64

Reinickendorf 
Eichborndamm 215-239, Tel. 9 02 94-23 31

Spandau  
Kloster Str. 36, Tel. 9 02 79-23 31

Steglitz-Zehlendorf 
Kirchstr. 1/3, Tel. 9 02 99-0

Tempelhof-Schöneberg  
›› Schöneberg/Friedenau: Rathaus Friedenau, Breslauer Platz
›› Tempelhof/Mariendorf: Strelitz Str. 15
›› Marienfelde/Lichtenrade: Briesing Str. 6
›› Tel. 9 02 77-23 31

Treptow-Köpenick  
Freiheit 15, Tel. 9 02 97-33 07

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Municipal childcare Berlin


Kindergärten City
Bezirke: Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, Mitte.
›› Friedrichshain, Petersburger Str. 86-90, Tel. 9 02 98 61-11, -12, www.kindergaerten-city.de

Kindergärten Nordost
Bezirke: Lichtenberg, Marzahn-Hellersdorf, Pankow.
›› Prenzlauer Berg, Storkower Str. 139b, Tel. 42 08 07 80, www.kigaeno.de

Kindertagesstätten Nordwest 
Bezirke: Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, Reinickendorf, Spandau.
›› Charlottenburg, Alt-Lietzow 16, Tel. 9 02 91 38 30, www.kita-nordwest.de

Kindertagesstätten Südost 
Bezirke: Neukölln, Treptow-Köpenick.
›› Treptow, Neue Krugallee 4, Haus 12, Tel. 9 02 97 44 34, www.kitas-in-berlin.de

Kindertagesstätten Südwest  
Bezirke: Tempelhof-Schöneberg, Steglitz-Zehlendorf.
›› Steglitz, Mittel Str. 7, Tel. 9 01 72 98 00, www.kitas-sued-west.de

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Private childcare


Arbeiterwohlfahrt Berlin
Kreuzberg, Blücher Str. 62, Tel. 2 53 89-2 07, www.awoberlin.de

Caritasverband für das Erzbistum Berlin  
Wedding, Residenz Str. 90, Tel. 6 66 33-0, www.caritas-erzbistum-berlin.de

Deutscher Paritätischer Wohlfahrtsverband Landesverband Berlin  
Wilmersdorf, Brandenburgische Str. 80, Tel. 86 00 10, www.paritaet-berlin.de

Dachverband Berliner Kinder- und Schülerläden (DaKS)  
Schöneberg, Crelle Str. 19/20, Tel. 7 00 94 25 10, www.daks-berlin.de

Deutsches Rotes Kreuz Landesverband Berlin   
Friedenau, Bache Str. 11, Tel. 85 00 50, www.drk-berlin.de

Masorti 
Association for the advancement of Jewish education and Jewish living.
›› Charlottenburg, Eislebener Str. 4, Tel. 21 01 65 51, www.masorti.de

Montessori-Landesverband Berlin-Brandenburg   
Grünau, Lahmert Str. 22, Tel. 30 13 30 21, www.montessori-bb.de

Pestalozzi-Fröbel-Haus 
Schöneberg, Karl-Schrader-Str. 7-8, Tel. 2 17 30-235, www.pfh-berlin.de

Verband evangelischer Tageseinrichtungen für Kinder Berlin-Brandenburg-schlesische Oberlausitz   
Steglitz, Paulsen Str. 55-56, Tel. 82 09 71 53, www.evangelische-kindertagesstaetten.de

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International preschools


Aventura Nikolsburg Kinderladen
German-Spanish child-care center for children aged 18 months to 5 years.
›› Wilmersdorf, Nikolsburger Platz 6-7, Tel. 91 68 89 00, www.nikolsburg.de

Berlin Brandenburg International School (BBIS)
Private, state-approved English language preschool for 3- to 5-year-old children.
›› 14532 Kleinmachnow, Schopfheimer Allee 10, Tel. 03 32 03/8 03 60, www.bbis.de

Berlin British School - Lower School
English-speaking care for 3-6 year-olds with pre-school nursery and reception class.
›› Grunewald, Havelchaussee 104, Tel. 35 10 91 70, www.­berlinbritishschool.de

Kita International (Berlin International School)
Day-care center for 3- to 5-year-olds. Official language is English.
›› Dahlem, Lentzeallee 8/10, Tel. 8 20 07 89 10, www.kita-international.de

Berlin Kids International Kita
English-German kindergarten for children from 18 months to 5 years, preference given to bilingual families.
›› Prenzlauer Berg, Wichert Str. 25, www.berlin-kids-international.de

Der Internationale Kindergarten
Daycare for children from 2 to 6 years with four English-speaking groups.
›› Wilmersdorf, Ravensberger Str. 5b, Tel. 8 92 66 44, www.internationaler-kindergarten-berlin.de

Girotondo
German-Italian preschool with two groups, each with a German and Italian nursery nurse.
›› Kreuzberg, Freiligrath Str. 11, Tel. 69 81 53 28, www.girotondo-berlin.de

Europa-Kindergarten Max & Moritz
Bilingual (Germany-English) kindergarten for 1- to 6-year-olds. Mixed ages.
›› Schöne­berg, Kärntener Str. 27, Tel. 7 81 88 20, www.­europakindergarten.de, www.daycare-center.de

Girasoles - Sonnenblumen
Spanish-German preschool for children aged from 8 weeks.
›› Charlottenburg, Sophie-Charlotten-Str. 113a, Tel. 30 11 25 96, www.girasoles-berlin.de

International School Villa Amalienhof
Early Years Department of the International School for 3- to 5-year-olds.
›› Spandau, Heer Str. 465, Tel. 36 43 98 20, www.is-va.com

JFK Friendship Center
Bilingual childcare with a focus on German-American language and cultural education.
›› Steglitz, Am Fichtenberg 16, Tel. 79 01 83 31 (10 Monate bis 6 Jahre)
›› Zehlendorf, Von-Luck-Str. 24, Tel. 80 49 62 70 (3- bis 6-Jährige)
›› www.jfkfriendshipcenter.org

Kindergarten PhorMinis
Bilingual (German/English) kindergartens with preschool program.
›› Mitte, Acker Str. 76, Tel. 4 67 98 63 09
›› Lichterfelde, Harry-S.-Truman-Allee 3A, Tel. 91 68 49 94
›› www.phorms.de

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