Our Mission: Building community-wide commitment for comprehensive, high-quality early learning environments that benefit the children and families of Palm Beach County.

Our Vision: Every child in Palm Beach County is Ready to Succeed in School and Life.

Our Mission: Building community-wide commitment for comprehensive, high-quality early learning environments that benefit the children and families of Palm Beach County.

Our Vision: Every child in Palm Beach County is Ready to Succeed in School and Life.

Our Mission: Building community-wide commitment for comprehensive, high-quality early learning environments that benefit the children and families of Palm Beach County.

Our Vision: Every child in Palm Beach County is Ready to Succeed in School and Life.

Our Mission: Building community-wide commitment for comprehensive, high-quality early learning environments that benefit the children and families of Palm Beach County.

Our Vision: Every child in Palm Beach County is Ready to Succeed in School and Life.

Our Mission: Building community-wide commitment for comprehensive, high-quality early learning environments that benefit the children and families of Palm Beach County.

Our Vision: Every child in Palm Beach County is Ready to Succeed in School and Life.

Child Care Resource & Referral

Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) serves as the "front door" to all services offered by ELCPBC. In accordance with state and federal regulations, we help individuals requesting assistance with locating child care and provide them with information, consumer education and community resources that will help them make informed decisions regarding child care. Parent Line: 561-514-3300 Provider Line: 561-214-8000

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Voluntary Prekindergarten

Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) is a free program designed to prepare four-year-old children for kindergarten and build the foundation for their educational success. VPK is available to all four-year-olds that reside in Florida, regardless of family income.

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School Readiness

The ELCPBC's School Readiness Program can help eligible working parents with the cost of child care (frequently called a child care subsidy). Children in Palm Beach County are eligible from birth to 5 years-old utilizing state-funding, and from birth to 12 years-old utilizing local funding from the Children's Services Council of Palm Beach County.

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Contact Us

Parents: (561) 514-3300
Providers/Administrative: (561) 214-8000
Boynton Beach Administrative Office Hours: 8:30am to 5pm (Monday-Friday)
Palm Springs & Rivera Beach/Port Center Office Hours: 8am to 5:30pm (Monday-Thursday) 

Special Notice:

If you require Americans with Disabilities Act accommodations to participate in any ELCPBC event or activity, please notify Christie Young, Single Point of Contact, by phone at 561-214-7424 or by email at christie.young@elcpalmbeach.org within at least seven (7) days of the event. Accommodation will be provided at no extra charge.