School Readiness Program
Provides financial assistance to eligible families to offset the expense of child care by paying a reduced parent fee.
Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) Program
Is a free prekindergarten program for 4- and 5-year-olds who reside in Florida. Participating children must be 4 years of age on or before September 1 of the current school year. Families can enroll their child in Florida’s education program that year or wait until the following year when their child is five.
Early Head Start
Programs promote the school readiness of infants, toddlers, and preschool-aged children from low-income families. Services are provided in a variety of settings including centers, family child care, and children’s own home. Head Start programs engage parents and key family members in positive relationships, with focus on family wellbeing.
Success by Six
Is a program funded by the United Way. It’s an initiative that offers two-year scholarships to families who do not qualify for state subsidies, providing their children with access to high-quality early learning.