Announcements

Lutheran Services of Florida Child care Partnership for Family Child Care Homes Bid
Lutheran Services of Florida (LSF) wants Family Child Care Homes to offer Early Head Start in Duval.
Click here for more information. or contact Tonjia Baker at LSF at Tonjia.Baker@lsfnet.org

2015-2016 School Readiness Provider Orientations
Interested in becoming a School Readiness child care provider? Click here for Provider Orientation Dates for 2015-2016.

Youth Development Training Opportunities
If you are a child care provider who serves school-aged children, check out JCC's offering of trainings for Youth Development trainings.

Family Leadership Network
Join ELC's Family Leadership Network! If you're interested in sharing your ideas, learning about early learning services, and networking with other families, make sure you attend the next meeting. Click here to RSVP.

VPK Assessment Strategies
You  asked, We answered! Click here for information on developing teaching strategies using your VPK assessment data, VPK teacher resources and answers to your VPK assessment questions.

2015 Legislative Priorities
Click here to view ELC of Duval's legislative priorities.

SR Curriculum
Click here for the final 2014-15 Approved School Readiness Curricula List. For more information regarding curriculum, please contact the Office of Early Learning or view answers to frequently asked questions.

Documentation of Attendance Policy
The Documentation of Attendance Policy has been developed based on Florida Rules and our SR and VPK Provider Contracts. View the policy and rules on our Legislation & New Rules web page.

Provider Bulletin Board
All Provider Pages have access to the Provider Bulletin Board.

Child & Family Resources

You can contact C&FR:

by email
by phone 904-208-2044 x1
request a referral
apply for child care assistance
VPK Information
CCR&R Staff
Walk-Ins and Appointment Information

Success By 6

Success By 6 is a program of the United Way of Northeast Florida and is operated in Jacksonville by ELC of Duval.

Success By 6 offers two year scholarships to a 4 or 5 star center that has signed a contract to partner with the Success By 6 program. Click here for a list of partnering Success By 6 centers and schools.

Star ratings are determined by ELC of Duval. For a list of ALL Guiding Stars of Duval center's click here.

Eligible children must be 3 on or before September 1st of the program year. To be eligible, families must be between
120-200% of the Federal Poverty Level
.

How Do I Apply For Success By 6?

We are currently accepting applications for the 2015-2016 program year.  If you have a child that turns 3 between September 2, 2014 and September 1, 2015 and you are working at least 20 hrs per week and/or enrolled in school full time you may be eligible.

  1. Families need to apply through the Single Point of Entry (SPE) by clicking here.
  2. If you need help applying or have questions you can contact Heather Mooney at 904-208-2044 x 285 or by email at hmooney@elcduval.org.
  3. Once you apply, your application will be reviewed and you will be contacted by a staff person to determine your eligibility. If you are eligible, you will be placed on the Wait List until enrollment takes place, depending on availability of funding.
  4. The program will not begin until August 1, 2015 for eligible families.

For information on how to apply, contact Heather Mooney at 904-208-2044 x 285 or by email.

United Way of Northeast Florida