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VPK & School Readiness Registration Locations

Parents, you may enroll for the
Florida Voluntary Prekindergarten Program (VPK)
&
School Readiness Program
at the following locations*

    This information was updated on: 01/13/2015


    Locations Dates & Times
    Early Childhood School Readiness Programs - North Tampa
    9309 North Florida Avenue, Suite 104
    Tampa, FL 33612
    (813) 915-3200
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    Monday - Thursday
    7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

    Friday
    7:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    Appointments accepted. To schedule an appointment call (813) 915-3200, ext. 248
    Early Childhood School Readiness Programs - Brandon
    9325 Bay Plaza Blvd., Suite 210
    Tampa, FL 33619
    (813) 740-4713
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    Monday -Thursday
    7:00 a.m. -6:00 p.m.

    Friday
    7:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    Appointments accepted. To schedule an appointment call (813) 740-4713, ext. 246
    Early Learning Coalition - Administrative Office
    6800 N. Dale Mabry Highway, Suite 158
    Tampa, FL 33605
    (813) 515-2340
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    This office will be CLOSED Monday, January 19, 2015 in observation of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday


    Monday - Friday
    8:30 am to 4:30 pm

    ONLY VPK Registrations at this office
    Children's Board Family Resource Center - Plant City
    639 E. Alexander Street
    Plant City, FL 33563

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    Tuesdays & Fridays
    By Appointment Only

    Appointments accepted. To schedule an appointment call (813) 744-8941x ext. 357
    Children's Board Family Resource Center - South
    3030 E. College Avenue
    Ruskin, FL 33570

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    Thursdays
    By Appointment Only

    Appointments accepted. To schedule an appointment call (813) 744-8941x ext. 357
    Children's Board Family Resource Center - Town N' Country
    7520 W. Waters Avenue, Suite 8
    Tampa, FL 33615

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    Wednesdays
    By Appointment Only

    Appointments accepted. To schedule an appointment call (813) 744-8941x ext. 357
    Early Childhood School Readiness Programs - Admin. Offices
    5701 E. Hillsborough Avenue, Suite 2301
    Tampa, FL 33610
    (813) 744-8941
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    This location is only open for very limited client services and DOES NOT do any enrollment for VPK.


    Monday - Friday
    8:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. (with limited client services)

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