Educating Children, Supporting Families, Transforming Lives.

Welcome to the Lucy Daniels School, a therapeutic day school for children who are experiencing social, emotional, or behavioral difficulties at home or in school.

At the Lucy Daniels School, each child’s education and therapeutic program are carefully tailored to his or her needs and strengths. Social, emotional, and academic growth takes place in classrooms where our students feel safe, understood, and supported in all developmental areas.

We invite you to learn more about our innovative programs and specialized services for preschool and elementary-aged children.

Come Tour Our School...

The best way to learn about our school is to meet us. Contact us to schedule your private school tour.

News & Events

LDC Receives Facility as Gift

The Lucy Daniels Foundation has donated to the Lucy Daniels Center the architectural landmark building and surrounding acreage in Cary where the Center has operated for the past 26 years. The Lucy Daniels Center provides educational and therapeutic services to young...

First Friends Resumes Jan. 28, 2018

Is your child age 3 to 6 struggling with social situations? Then consider participating in our afternoon First Friends program, beginning in January 2018 and running for 8 weeks. Taught by two specially trained educators at the Lucy Daniels Center, children in First...

Helping Children Understand Tragedy

The tragedy in Manchester, UK on May 23 in which both adults and young people were killed by a terrorist explosion is likely to cause children -- even young ones -- to have questions, concerns and fears. Parents and caregivers may want to read a related article (also...