Florida's Office of Early Learning (FOEL)
The State of Florida’s OEL website with information about School Readiness Services, Voluntary Prekindergarten and other early learning services.
Early Learning Coalition of Clay, Nassau, Baker & Bradford (ELC of CNBB)
CNBB is the the Early Learning Coalition contracting with ECS to provide various child care and early learning services in Clay, Nassau, Baker & Bradford counties.
The Early Learning Coalition of Putnam/St Johns (ELC of PSJ)
The Early Learning Coalition contracting with ECS to provide various child care and early learning services in Putnam & St Johns counties.
Department of Children and Families (DCF) Licensing
DCF is responsible for the licensure of Florida’s child care facilities. This link will provide more information about applying for a child care license and who to contact with further questions.
DCF Child Care Training Information Center (CCTIC) Phone: (888)352-2842 Fax: (850)922-9156
Information pertaining to educational credentials for child care professionals, training calendars, etc.
Click here for more information about DCF competency exams available online!
Florida Directory of Early Childhood Services
Provides services to families and child care providers seeking advocacy, education, training, resource and referral, and information on disability services available in their communities.
National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies (NACCRRA)
NACCRRA is the national voice for child care, offering child care and parenting information and resources to families and connecting families to local CCR&R services
NACCRRA’S Parent Central
Website where a parent can sign up for a FREE monthly e-newsletter from ECS in conjunction with NACCRRA designed to give parents information and resources, tips, activities, and community involvement information.
Single Point of Entry
APPLY FOR CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE ONLINE
Links to Literacy
Thematic, literacy-based curriculum developed by ECS and published by Kaplan Early Learning Company since 2006.
Northeast Florida Training Calendar
The consolidation of training activities from various agencies in Northeast Florida, published on a quarterly basis.
Florida Department of Education (DOE)/Office of Early Learning (OEL) VPK websites:
Website with latest DOE VPK news.
Website listing VPK providers’ Kindergarten Readiness Rates.
Child Care Aware by NACCRRA
Learn more about high quality child care and how to find it plus other parenting resources.
The State’s children’s health insurance program for uninsured children under age 19.
Florida Abuse Registry
www.dcf.state.fl.us/abuse or 800-96-ABUSE
Report abuse incidents of a child or adult to the Florida Abuse Hotline.
United Way 211 Information and Referral Service
Connects people with important communities resources and volunteer services.
Statewide Inclusion Initiative