Refugee Services

vertical_bar About:

ELC of Duval, in partnership with the Florida Department of Children and Families, provides eligible refugee families with up to a year of financial assistance to help pay for child care for children ages birth through 12.

To qualify, families must participate in an employability services program and receive a referral from one of four agencies:

The goal of this partnership is to develop and maintain a safe, cost effective, family-friendly system to assist families in becoming or remaining economically self-sufficient.

For more information email: Ron Viafore or call 904-208-2044, Ext. 252.


vertical_bar Parent Eligibility Information:

  • Both parents must be refugees living in the country less than 60 months.
  • Service is for children ages birth through 12.
  • Families must meet finanical eligibility up to 185% of the federal poverty level. CLICK HERE FOR THE INCOME SCALE


vertical_bar Non-English Speaking, Deaf & Hard of Hearing:

No person shall, on the basis of race color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability be excluded from participating in, or be denied the benefits of any program or activity administered by the Early Learning Coalition of Duval. Foreign language and certified sign language interpreters or auxiliary aids will be made available at no charge to participants.

Please email Kendra King or call 904-208-2040, Ext. 201 for accommodations.

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