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Special Olympics Florida: Young Athletes Program

Are you a child care provider looking to encourage the development of the children in your center aged 2 to 7? Special Olympics Florida: Young Athletes is an inclusive sports play program for children 2 to 7 years old, with and without special needs, aimed to introduce them into the world of sports.

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(OVER) Annual Thanksgiving Food Giveaway

City of Fort Pierce and Treasure Coast Food Bank Presents: Annual Thanksgiving Food Giveaway. Takes place on Saturday, November 19 from 8am to 12pm (or until supplies last). Will be at Percy Peek Gymnasium (2902 Avenue D). Other county locations included in post.

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One St. Lucie Youth Con

Roundtable’s One St. Lucie Youth Con FREE event has been rescheduled for December 10th from 10am to 3pm at IRSC, Pruitt Campus – STEM Center! Perfect for middle and high-school aged youth. Register today – space limited! Important and “youth-approved” break-out sessions, teen talk, fun activities, prizes, and more!

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Early Learning Coalition of St. Lucie County currently has 2,930 children enrolled in School Readiness programs alone.   

Interested in seeing if your family qualifies?  Call Family Services at 772-595-6363!  We’d be more than happy to talk with you about enrolling your child in a participarting providers School Readiness or VPK program.  We are available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Does your family have a success story they’d like to share?  Please contact Sonya Scheer at

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Childcare Resource and Referral is available to assist all families seeking quality and affordable childcare option and local community resources.

If you are interested in this free resource, please contact our Family Services Team at 772-595-6363.

We are available M-F from 8 AM to 5 PM.

FOR PROVIDERS:  The ELC supports potential and current providers. We are available to offer information about starting a new childcare business and enhancing your program and are also eager to assist providers with questions about the VPK and School Readiness Program, at 772-595-6363 or 772-595-6424.


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. 

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.