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Improve My Parenting Skills

Parent Empowerment Classes

These classes offer tools to help parents and families take a more active role in preparing their children for kindergarten. All classes are free and led by professionals.

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Children’s Clothing Closet

The “Grow Up Great Children’s Closet” offers free, gently used and new clothing to children, ages birth to 5.

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Dept. of Children & Families

The Department of Children and Families offers resources in this “Caregiver’s Guide” to help families help their children succeed in school and life…

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Division of Early Learning

Through Florida’s Office of Early Learning, parents and families can apply for child care assistance and the VPK program…

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Help Your Child Succeed

KidsHealth offers parents support, advice, health education resources and, and even homework help for kids!

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Family Education

There are more ways for parents and families to help young children learn and grow today than ever before. For some great ideas…

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Parenting Principles

Unfortunately, parenthood doesn’t come with a manual. It’s on-the-job-training. However, there are some great resources to that make us feel better when we are struggling…

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Local Resources

From home activities, to books and resources, to things to do in Jacksonville, the Jacksonville Public Library offers it all…

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Announcements & Events

  • Director Mentee Program

      Do you have a passion for early learning? Do you want to increase family engagement at your center or ... Read More
  • DCF 45-Hour Training Reimbursement

      The ELC of Duval, in partnership with Florida State College at Jacksonville, is pleased to offer train... Read More
  • Florida's Assessment of Student Thinking (FAST) using Star Early Literacy

      Training information for Florida's Assessment and Student Thinking (FAST) using Star Early Literac... Read More
  • Read Jax - 20 Minutes a Day!

    The ELC of Duval is a proud member of Read Jax, a community effort to improve third-grade reading outcomes. ... Read More
  • Calm Classroom Training

      The ELC of Duval is pleased to offer free Calm Classroom training to eligible child care and earl... Read More
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