About Us


Meet The Founders

Gregory Pereira & Milka Pereira 

Gregory & Milka create business owners and employees for the child care industry.

They met in 1998 while providing services to homeless individuals and families. Having had the knowledge, skills and the disposition to offer quality services. They married in 2004 and decided to open a business of their own in 2007. Milka had (7) children of her own, and Gregory had one…Milka decided to use her skills and opened a successful day care with her daughter and Gregory has been teaching a multitude of training’s which also include Health & Safety, CPR, and many other adult education training’s.

Now they also hire other quality professionals to empower their community,

First Steps Child Care Trainings’ Mission

Our Mission

The mission of First Steps Child Care Trainings is to provide, competent, innovative, and quality training to organizations’, businesses, and individuals in the communities in which they serve. We are caring and committed people who have put both professional and educational experience together in order to enhance and optimize community health.

Our Vision

In our responsible and assertive actions, First Steps Child Care Trainings will set a pace in which quality training will be recognized as a model program.

Our Values

First Steps Child Care Trainings’ values, closely support its mission. They represent guiding principles and are not separate from our criteria. These values are principles in which we embrace ourselves as well as project onto others.


  • We take pride in competent and ethical work


  • We promote efficiency and effectiveness to all of our participants


  • We practice and promote both, honesty and integrity in all of our trainings


  • We practice and promote courtesy, kindness and respect for all life


  • We exhibit and articulate professionalism in all our affairs


  • We demonstrate responsibility and we promote and encourage responsible service delivery

We Work With Individuals, Families, & Groups

"I took all my training with First Steps Urban Outreach Child Care Training Center. I have owned my business for over 6 years now, and they have assisted me since day one."

Ms. Hawa Dubose

"I took my training with Gregory & Milka at First Steps Childcare Training Center. I really learned a lot about opening my own business. I like being my own boss. I appreciate them helping me in my journey."

Maria Odaly Garcia

"I was taught A – Z about how to open my own daycare, from two patient and knowledgable people. They gave me the personal touch. And whenever I had a question…They were there to answer. I recommend you take trainings with the,"

Melissa Antomattei

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Have questions about our services? Please don't hesitate to get in touch. We'll be sure to get back to you as soon as possible.

(347) 270 9623

465 E. Tremont Ave.

The Bronx, NY 10457