The ELC school readiness programs has been designed to prepare children for school, particularly those from income-eligible families. You can call them for more info or click here to find out how to apply online.
"The Children’s Trust recognizes the importance of early brain development and its impact on later life success. As a result, they have invested in an array of strategies to support young children’s physical, cognitive, social and emotional readiness for starting school. Thrive by 5 aims to coordinate a continuum of service supports". Click here for more information
"Voluntary Prekindergarten gives children a jump start by preparing them for school and enhancing their pre-reading, pre-math, language and social skills. By developing the skills children need to become strong readers and students at an early age, children are more likely to be successful in school". VPK is free from 9am-12pm and begins each year in August. Children must be 4 by September 1st to qualify. Click here for more information on applying
If you are a member of the United States military, you may be eligible for Department of Defense child care fee assistance. Members of the Army, Air Force, Navy, and Marine Corps may receive help paying for child care providers in the community where they live. Click here to find out more information about qualifying and applying!