Early Care and Education

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Program provides subsidized child care services for Manatee County children whose families meet the eligibility criteria. A referral service is provided for all child care services for Manatee County children, regardless of income. Services also include: developmental assessments, feedback and stimulation activities, observation of children with possible delays, and helps to locate and obtain additional evaluations and therapies if needed from other agencies in the community who would best serve the needs of the individual child.

Early Care and Education

Eligibility  Must be a Manatee County resident with children ages 0-12 years
Phone 941-757-2900
Provider     Early Learning Coalition
Location 600 8th Avenue West, Palmetto, FL  34221 (Intake).  Child care services are provided at Manatee County licensed child care centers and/or licensed family child care homes contracted to provide services.
Hours Monday - Thursday, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm; Friday mornings by appointment
Website  www.elc-manatee.org