Lending A Helping Hand

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


Save the date for KIDMania In the Land of Literacy, October 20th from 1-4 pm at Minsky Gym & Whispering Pines Park. 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


Family Portal

Provider Portal

Childcare Resources

Provider Services


Early Educators Conference on February 1, 2020

PROVIDERS can register for SHAKE,RATTLE & ROLL, our 2020 Early Childhood Conference, for free,beginning on January 8, 2020. The event takes place at Fort Pierce Central High School on Saturday, February 1, 2020, with breakout sessions and a keynote address by Tony...

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Winner of Holiday Card Contest Announced

Without a doubt, our VPK kids are creative geniuses and our recent greeting card art contest proves it! Congratulations to our very first Holiday Greeting Card Art Contest, Abigail, age 4, (pictured here) from Kids Harbor Learning Center Pre-K program. Any child...

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Families: Looking for Quality Childcare?

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...

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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

01feb8:00 am2:30 pmEarly Childhood Educators ConferenceLearning Through Movement

13mar6:30 pm8:00 pmRun for the Donuts 2-mile family run/walkIn Support of Early Childhood Education

18apr10:00 am1:00 pmFamily Fun FairAn 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.