DC Programs and Services
Proper health care and nutrition during the critical early years of a child’s life can decrease the risk of health issues later in life and lead to better performance in school.
- Child Care and Early Education
Early childhood is a critical period for children to learn social, emotional and cognitive skills that will help them succeed later in school and in life.
- Family Supports
Young children rely on their families and caretakers for food, housing, clothing, and love. Providing support for the families of young children improves their outcomes.
- State Early Childhood Development Coordinating Council
The SECDCC supports and advocates for policies and practices to ensure a comprehensive early childhood education and development system.