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.

Services & Resources

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:

Healthy Start Coalition  

pregnant and new mom classes, resources, and support opportunities

Early Learning Coalition 

opportunities for child care subsidies and to apply for VPK  

Early Steps 

call when you have a question or concern about your child’s development (ages 0-2).

County Library 

check out the children’s programs offered at their multiple locations.  

The Buggy Bunch

find opportunities for moms’ groups, playgroups, diaper closet, and

much more.

School District of Indian River County

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.

Childcare Resources of Indian River County

Child care center and Professional

Development for Early Educators

Head Start of Indian River County  

(772) 589-8008


Daily Vroom 

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! 

Zero to Three 

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. 

Born Learning 

Sesame Street 

PBS Kids 



Boston Basics  


For more information please contact Shannon Maitland