We help families and children thrive.
Get practical help for your family
Need help finding or paying for child care? Do you have questions about child development or developmental delays? We can help.
Build your career in early childhood
Looking to get licensed? We give early care and education providers, home visitors, and other professionals the support they need to do their jobs and build their careers.
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About the Office of Early Childhood
The Connecticut Office of Early Childhood (OEC) oversees a network of early childhood care, education, and development programs. We focus on the first years of children’s lives, from birth to age five.
We’re here to help. Call us at 860-500-4412.
Take a look at our contact page to find specific programs and staff.
Need help finding child care, housing, food, or crisis intervention? Call 2-1-1.
Or visit 211 online at www.211ct.org.