School Readiness (Financial Assistance)

What is the program?
The ELC recognizes that many families in the community need child care but are unable to afford it. The ELC manages child care financial assistance services for qualifying families.


School Readiness Funded Child Care

Is available to families who are at or below 150% of the Federal Poverty Level and are employed or engaged in an eligible educational activity a minimum of 20 hours per week.  Families may apply using the State of Florida's Family Portal

If you are potentially eligible, you will be placed on the Wait List until enrollment takes place, depending on availability of funding.

For More Information
Please call 2-1-1 Broward at (954) 537-0211 for Child Care Resource & Referral 
You may also visit Broward's Re-determination Portal for re-determination and other services.