Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

This month, we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday as we remember and reflect on his life and legacy. Here are ways to engage your children and help them learn about MLK:

  • To learn how to explain Martin Luther King Jr. Day to children, click here.
  • To download Martin Luther King Jr. resources for children, click here.
  • To learn more about Martin Luther King Jr., click here.

Eye Care Month

Your child’s vision plays an important role in their development. An uncorrected vision problem may affect their ability to learn. For ways to keep an eye on your child's vision, click here.

National Bath Safety Month

January is National Bath Safety Month and a reminder for parents to take precautions during bath time. To learn more, click here.


Here are free, family-friendly events in Central Florida:

Sunday, Jan. 8

Thursday, Jan. 12

Saturday, Jan. 14

Monday, Jan. 16

For more events, check out the 4C Community Calendar, click here.


School Readiness

Florida School Readiness Program offers financial assistance for early education and care to low-income families, click here

Head Start/Early Head Start

4C Head Start and Early Head Start programs promote school readiness and child development for eligible low-income families with children from birth to 5 years old, click here.

Voluntary PreKindergarten

VPK is free of charge to all 4-year-old children in Florida regardless of family income. The high-quality learning opportunity builds a strong academic structure, click here.

Child Care Resource & Referral

Finding the right child care setting is an important decision. Trained CCR&R Specialists locate quality child care based on your family’s needs, click here.

Neighborhood Centers for Families

NCF is made up of non-profits, agencies, churches, and groups that work together to provide family-friendly accessible services and activities to Orange County families, click here.

Parents’ Pages

Get tips, strategies, and child development info from the Florida Division of Early Learning monthly newsletter, click here.

Agency Funders

Florida Department of Education | Florida Division of Early Learning

Early Learning Coalition of Orange County | National Office of Head Start

Florida Department of Children and Families | Florida Health

United Way | Orange County Government | City of Orlando

For more information about Community

Coordinated Care for Children, click here.