The Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County (ELCHC) specializes in the funding and delivery of quality early childhood care and education and after-school programs and services to the children and families of Hillsborough County.
We believe that ALL children should have a quality early learning experience that is essential in building a successful future! We appreciate your support and hope that you will visit us often for all of your early childhood care and education information needs.
If we invest in programs that promote learning beginning at birth, the statistics will change, the stories will change, the future will change.
The Early Learning Coalition
of Hillsborough County
1002 East Palm Avenue, Suite 100
Tampa, FL 33605
Main Telephone: (813) 202-1000
Fax: (813) 204-1711
Hours of Operation
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday - Friday
Summer is technically over, but this is FLORIDA
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Education Week News (blog)
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan says he thinks the time has come for a sweeping expansion of early-childhood education programs, ...