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Lending A Helping Hand

We are here to help the children and families of St. Lucie County navigate their early childhood education options.

Family Fun Fair

Save the Date for our Family Fun Fair on Saturday, September 19, 2020, at Havert Fenn Center in Fort Pierce, from 10 AM- 1 PM . We are currently seeking non-profit agencies, childcare centers, public & private schools  AND vendors to participate! Visit the link under announcements.

When You Change the First Five Years...

of a child’s life, you can change everything. Find out how with this quick video.

School Readiness


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Breaking News for SR & VPK Parents!

Update on School Readiness & VPK Services for parents! During these trying times, we want you to know that we are here to help your family with childcare needs. Although our building is closed to the public, clients can still apply for school readiness and/or VPK...

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COVID-19 Page with list of open child care centers

Read more about it on our Covid-19 page. Many childcare centers are open, but some may have adjusted hours and all are following CDC guidelines, to limit class size to 10 or less in a room and take extra sanitary precautions. The Early Learning Coalition of St. Lucie...

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In-Person Visitors Suspended for ELC Building

http://stlucie.floridahealth.gov/ Due to the COVID-19 virus, the Early Learning Coalition office building is closed to in-person visitors, but our team remains available for families and providers who need assistance via phone at 772-595-6363 (Family Services) or...

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Call our office from 8 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday at 772-595-6363 for childcare referrals and references.

 Hable Espanol?

Si está interesado en hablar con un especialista en recursos del cuidado del niño que hable Español, por favor llame al 772-595-6363 y pregunte por asistencia en Español. 


Upcoming Events

19sep10:00 am1:00 pmFeaturedFamily Fun Fair Sept. 19An interactive Family Festival

Mission & Vision

The Early Learning Coalition of St. Lucie County is committed to providing a collaborative delivery system of quality child development programs and services to ensure our children become competent and productive individuals.

All of St. Lucie County’s children achieve educational success and become productive members of society.