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Early Learning Coalition of Manatee County is to support high-quality school readiness opportunities for all children and their families, understanding that it is in the first years of life that a child's future educational success is determined.

Early Learning Coalition

Florida KidCare is the state’s children’s health insurance program for uninsured children under age 19. It includes four different parts or programs: MediKids, Healthy Kids, Children's Medical Services and Medicaid. When you apply for the insurance, Florida KidCare will check which program your child may be eligible for based on age and family income.

Florida Kidcare

Florida Department of Children and Families (licensing) regulates all child care facilities.

Child Care Licensing

All kinds of pintables to use with your children.

Teacher Stuff

Kid's health provides doctor-approved health information about children from birth through adolescence and has separate areas for kids, teens, and parents. It covers a wide array of topics about medical, emotional, and developmental issues of children and their families.

Kids Health

The American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of 60,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents and young adults. This website contains general information for parents of children birth through age 21 and covers topics such as car seats, breastfeeding and immunization to obesity and injury prevention.

American Academy of Pediatrics

Parenting Resources at ZERO TO THREE. Here you'll find science-based information and tools designed to help parents and caregivers nurture their young children's development. ZERO TO THREE's approach to parent education is based on the belief that parents are the true experts on their children, and that there is no "one-size-fits-all" approach to raising children. The information and tools we offer are designed to support parents in developing their own ways to promote their children's growth and development. The foundation of this approach is helping parents.

Zero to Three