Additional Resources

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Ages & Stages Questionnaire
Support healthy development in your child with the Ages and Stages Questionnaire!

Bright by Text
Free Parenting Tips timed exactly to your child’s age!

Centers for Disease Control
and Prevention: Milestones

Track you child’s development through the CDC Milestone Tracker!

Child and Adult Care Food Program
The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) is a federal program that provides reimbursements for nutritious meals and snacks to eligible children and adults who are enrolled for care at participating child care centers, day care homes, and adult day care centers.

Childcare Aware
Find all the answers to your childcare questions through Childcare Aware!

Healthy Families
Home Visiting Opportunities at Healthy Families.

Infant and Toddler Specialist Network
Learn more about the Infant & Toddler Specialist Network, request on-site services, or attend a training!

Little Library
Find a Little Library near you!

Project Pathfinder
Apply to Project Pathfinders, a VECF administered scholarship designed to increase the skills of early childhood professionals in preschool and child care settings by accessing community college coursework and credentials.

Social Services
Virginia Department of Social Services.

Virginia Department of Education
Stay informed at the Virginia Department of Education.

Virginia Early Childhood Foundation
Learn more about VECF and their efforts to increase efficiency for statewide childhood success.

Virginia Early Childhood Foundation Commission
Learn more about VECF’s Commission on Early Childhood Care and Education.

Virginia’s Early Learning and Development Standards:
Birth – Age 5 Learning Guidelines

Learn about Virginia’s new set of comprehensive early learning and development standards for young children, birth to age 5.

Zero to Three
Learn ways you can support language, literacy development, and social and emotional skills for your child.

Local community resources and connections to expert, caring help.