For nearly 40 years, The Florida Center for Early Childhood has been serving our community’s children and families. The Florida Center provides a seamless delivery of services for the whole child and his or her family. Today, The Florida Center for Early Childhood is a nationally accredited, community-based agency that provides early childhood education, developmental therapies, mental health therapy, fetal alcohol spectrum disorders diagnostic and intervention services, training, and home-based child abuse prevention services.

Our Mission: Building strong child at a time

Our vision: We envision a time when every child will be loved, nourished, and encouraged to reach their full potential.

For media inquires, and speaker requests, email, Kaitlyn Kramer or call 941371-8820 x1025

Funding sources, history and leadership team

Press Releases

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Impact Report

Talking to Kids Every day Helps Them Learn, September 2017

Tell Me Something Good Radio Show, June 2017

The Florida Center for Early Childhood Changes Lives of Developmentally Delayed Children, June 2017

Harbor Style Magazine Cover Story, May 2017

Foster Parent Shortage Dire as Heroin Overdoses Rise, May 2017

Sarasota Herald Tribune, April 2017

Treating Trauma Through Early Childhood Court, March 2017

The Florida Center is a One-Stop Shop for Children in Need Sarasota Herald Tribune, February 2017

Family's Grief Inspires Book To Help Young Children Cope, December 2016

The Florida Center Raises Awareness For Mental Health In Children, November 2016

How Do You Talk To Your Kids About The Election, November 2016