Early Childhood Education Resources

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    Child care

    • Before and Aftercare Programs are available at all elementary schools for families needing care beyond the school day hours.
    • Child Care Resource and Referral is a free service that assists families in finding early education programs that best meet their needs. Call 2-1-1 or 727-210-4211 or make an appointment, 727-400-4411. For more information visit  Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas County.



    • Clothes to Kids provides free, new and quality clothing to low-income or in crisis school-age children in Pinellas County. Families need a referral from the school or a Free/Reduced lunch letter. For more information visit Clothes to Kids.





    • Early Learning Coalition provides Certificates of Eligibility (voucher) for the VPK program as well as other resources and services for young children.
    • HIPPY is a free home-based, parent involvement, school readiness program that helps parents prepare their three, four, and five year old children for success in school and life.