Resources

Florida KidCare | Offering health insurance for children from birth through age 18
Quality, affordable health and dental insurance for kids. From birth through the end of age 18, Florida children are eligible for head to toe coverage, even if one or both parents are working.
floridakidcare.org

Get 2019 health coverage. Health Insurance Marketplace | HealthCare.gov
See if you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period. 2019 Open Enrollment is over, but you may still be able to enroll in 2019 health insurance through a Special Enrollment Period.
www.healthcare.gov

Food Assistance Programs | Nutrition.gov
The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) works to end hunger and obesity through the administration of 15 federal nutrition assistance programs including WIC, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, and school meals.
www.nutrition.gov

This 3-minute video portrays how actions taken by parents, teachers, policymakers, and others can affect life outcomes for both the child and the surrounding community.

https://youtu.be/s31HdBeBgg4

 


 

County Agencies

Early Learning Coalition of St. Lucie County
5000 Dunn Road, 3rd Floor
Fort Pierce, FL. 34981
772-595-6424
www.elcslc.org

St. Lucie Public Schools
772-429-3600
www.stlucie.k12.fl.us

Children’s Services Council of St. Lucie County
772-408-1100
www.cscslc.org

Treasure Coast Food Bank
772-489-3034
www.treasurecoastfoodbank.org

Families of the Treasure Coast
772-302-3147
www.familiesofthetreasurecoast.org

United Way of St. Lucie County
772-464-5300
www.unitedwayslc.org

211 Palm Beach/Treasure Coast
www.211palmbeach.org/helpmegrow

Kids Connected by Design / Healthy Start of St. Lucie County
772-467-2016
http://www.kidsconnectedbydesign.org/

 

Please see our Funders/Partners pages for more information about our dedicated community partners


 

Helpful Web Resources

Florida Office of Early Learning
www.floridaearlylearning.com

Reading is Fundamental
www.rif.org

Kidvision
www.kidvision.org

Zero to Three
www.zerotothree.org

Department of Children & Families
www.myflfamilies.com

Florida Department of Health/St Lucie County
http://stlucie.floridahealth.gov/

Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK)
772-595-6363
Vroom Brain Building App
https://www.vroom.org/

 PNC’s Grow Up Great Program

https://www.pnc.com/en/about-pnc/corporate-responsibility/grow-up-great.html


 

Fun & Educational Websites for Kids

www.abcmouse.com

www.nickjr.com

www.jumpstart.com

www.pbskids.org

www.disneyjr.com


 

Local Libraries

Kilmer Branch Library
101 Melody Lane
Fort Pierce, FL 34950
Phone – 772-462-1615

Hurston Branch Library
3008 Avenue D
Fort Pierce, FL 34947
Phone – 772-462-2154

Lakewood Park Branch Library
7605 Santa Barbara Drive
Fort Pierce, FL 34951
Phone – 772-462-6870

Lewis Branch Library
2950 SW Rosser Blvd.
Port St. Lucie, FL 34953
Phone – 772-871-5470

Morningside Branch Library
2410 Morningside Boulevard
Port St. Lucie, FL 34952
Phone – 772-337-5669

Port St. Lucie Branch Library
180 S.W. Prima Vista Blvd.
Port St. Lucie, FL 34983
Phone – 772-871-5450

Pruitt Campus Library
500 N.W. California Blvd.
St. Lucie West, FL 34986
Phone – 772-336-6380


 

Useful Links

 

VPK handbook cover
VPK Parent Handbook (PDF)

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