Contact Us

Last updated January 13, 2020

General contact information

Connecticut Office of Early Childhood
450 Columbus Blvd
Hartford, CT 06103
Phone: (860) 500-4412

Need help with licensing?

We’re here to help! If you have questions or want to file a complaint, don’t hesitate to call us at (860) 500-4450 or (800) 282-6063.

Get in touch with OEC staff:


TitleNameContact Information
CommissionerBeth ByePhone: (860) 500-4413
Chief Operating OfficerChris LyddyPhone: (860) 500-4433
Chief Research and Planning Officer

Rachel Leventhal-WeinerPhone: (860) 500-4417
Executive SecretarySusie GardinerPhone: (860) 500-4413
Director of Government and Community Relations

Maggie AdairEmail:
Phone: (860) 500-4415
Director of Head Start State Collaboration Office

Elena Trueworthy Phone: (860) 500-4468

Need to speak with a specific staff member? View the full OEC Staff Directory.

Resources for parents:

Need help finding child care? Visit 211 Childcare or dial 2-1-1 (or 1-800-505-1000 when out of state).
Have concerns about your child’s development? Call the Child Development Infoline at 1-800-505-7000.

Need to file a complaint?

If you need to file a complaint against a child care program, visit our File a Complaint page for more details.

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