To lead and support the early learning community in building the best foundation for children birth to five.
We are Jacksonville’s first stop for early learning through collaborative leadership that ensures:
All families have the support they need for their children to succeed
All children are ready for their academic and lifelong success
“We believe every child deserves excellence in early learning programs and services to make a difference in their lives and our community.”
“We believe integrity is the bedrock of a trustworthy organization which promotes effective relationships and assures mindful stewardship of state resources.”
“We believe respect is essential to building the relationships that are critical to success and optimizing the talents and diversity of our families and partners.”
“We believe ongoing education and advocacy promotes positive early learning experiences, providing all children the opportunity to succeed.”
“We believe families and providers are unique and we strive to understand, appreciate, and serve their needs.”
“We believe working together results in a stronger organization and community.”
Announcements & Events
Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)
Tax season 2022 has arrived. The IRS started accepting and processing 2021 tax returns... Read More
Disaster Relief Payment - Second Round
The second application for the Child Care and Early Learning I... Read More
VPK Registration is Open!
Registration for the 2022 - 2023 VPK school year is open! VPK is a free prekinderg... Read More
Child Care Resource & Referral
Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R) is a free and confidential service ... Read More
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