We believe that parents are a child’s first and best teacher! We also know that children don’t come with a manual, and there are lots of great tools and resources available for to support parents and help them find answers to their questions.
Below you will find links to several resources for ideas for supporting your child’s development. They are divided into local and national.
Services for Children:
pregnant and new mom classes, resources, and support opportunities
opportunities for child care subsidies and to apply for VPK
call when you have a question or concern about your child’s development (ages 0-2).
check out the children’s programs offered at their multiple locations.
find opportunities for moms’ groups, playgroups, diaper closet, and
call when you have a question or concern about your child’s development (ages 3-5), or to register for VPK or STEP into K.
Child care center and Professional
Development for Early Educators
Head Start of Indian River County
discount grocery store, job training, MyFlorida Access site,
16by16 – First Words Project
Lots of fun and simple ways to bond with baby and build your child's brain. Gives lots of ideas for ways to interact at home, at the store, and out around town. Also a free App available on your phone!
Incredible source of information for early learning, development and well-being, parenting, and more. Search for topics like sleep habits, discipline, and ideas for activities to try at home.
Parent Toolkit and Resources for learning and attention issues. Get personalized recommendations for your child and parent coaching support.