New Website Features:
- Briefcase: Share Files Securely with our Coalition
- Online Events Registration
- Fully Touchscreen, Tablet, & Smartphone Compatible
- Get Help Online
- Centralized Forms Database
- Facebook and other Social Media Integration
- Online Appointment Scheduling
- Apply for VPK Online
The Early Learning Coalition of Florida's Gateway is a non-profit organization that provides Child Care Resource and Referral and Early Learning services (School Readiness and Voluntary Pre-kindergarten - VPK) in Columbia, Hamilton, Lafayette, Suwannee and Union counties.
The Coalition strives to:
Promote quality Early Learning programs in the five counties.
Identify programs that provide young children with experiences that will help them achieve school readiness.
Provide developmental screenings for young children.
Work with public schools, private and faith based providers and family child care homes to promote quality Early Learning experiences that focus on all areas of a child's development.
Help increase the availability of quality early learning programs in the five counties by assisting new providers and recruiting providers to participate in the School Readiness and VPK programs.
Provide families with the early learning and child care support they need to help them to achieve economic self-sufficiency.