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Our cross streets are 17th and 18th. Parallel streets are H and K. We are between the two exits from Farragut West Metro Station. Cafe Asia is diagonally across the street. We are a few blocks east of George Washington University, a few blocks south of Dupont Circle, and a few blocks north of the White House. I Street is a one way street heading west (toward 18th).

Bright Horizons at Washington DC I Street

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Welcome to the I Street Center

Back-up Care in Our Nation's Capital

Welcome! At Bright Horizons Washington DC I Street, we provide high-quality back-up care to children and families. Our early childhood education professionals provide a special kind of care for children, designed to help them feel safe and secure in a new and unfamiliar environment. Our mission is to engage children in developmentally appropriate opportunities for play and discovery and to help parents feel at ease when there are breakdowns in their regular care arrangements. Explore our website to learn more.

What Parents are Saying

Our greatest advocates are also our closest friends.

"The staff in the center is so warm and welcoming. It is comforting leaving my son there especially when life throws unexpected changes that drive the need for back up care. "

Our Center Programs & Services

Here are a few of our best features.

Inclement weather care, Drop-in / emergency-care, School holiday - vacation care

Featured Parent Webinar

Edit Your Life: Making Modern Family Work


Hear Christine Koh and Asha Dornfest - co-authors of Minimalist Parenting - give real advice about the pressures on today’s parents, how to manage advice overload, and ways to effectively use your time to truly enjoy what matters to you and your family most.

Bright Horizons Foundation for Children Celebrates 15 Years!

Bright Horizons Foundation for ChildrenThe Bright Horizons Foundation for Children honors its 15th anniversary with Voices of Gratitude, a digital magazine celebrating the difference our programs make in people's lives. To date, thousands of partners, volunteers, and donors have shared their time, resources, and knowledge across hundreds of communities and now serve more than 100,000 children a year through Bright Spaces, volunteering, and grants.

Meals

Nutritious snacks provided daily.

Featured Photo Albums

See what we've been up to!


  • Busy Friends at I Street 3/4/2015
  • Sandwiches for Martha's Table 11/11/2014
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