For Families

Strengthening Children & Families

When a child is enrolled at Children First, parents or other caregivers become part of our family too. We offer a variety of programs to help strengthen families and provide them with the resources needed to support their children’s healthy development.

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Classes for Parents & Family Members

How we can help

Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.

- David Ogden Stiers -

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Programs for Children

What we offer

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Explore the comprehensive programs tailored for each child enrolled with Children First. We connect families to vital resources as our credentialed staff provide high-quality education and care in a nurturing environment.

  • Early Head Start

  • Head Start

  • Early Care and Education

  • RISE

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Comprehensive Services

How we can help

Locations Throughout Sarasota County

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Useful Links

Explore our array of resources designed to support your child's journey. From child care assistance to early learning inclusion and educational programs, we provide comprehensive support for the entire family.

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