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Early Childhood Resources
for parents & childcare workers

AFC is a single platform for families to access services and programs.  Its purpose is to help families easily navigate and find links to supports they need.

The Alabama Partnership for Children (APC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization created to develop, design, and implement a unified approach for improving outcomes of children from birth to age five in Alabama. This public/private partnership is a distinct initiative to develop and strengthen systems, forge strategies, and increase public awareness for all early childhood programs in Alabama. The APC is guided by a diverse board of directors committed to enhancing the quality of life for children birth to five years in Alabama by supporting strong families, access to quality health services, and quality early learning experiences.

The Born Ready Initiative

Born Ready is an initiative from the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education (ADECE) focused on raising awareness among Alabama parents of the importance of early brain development and high-quality early care and education. The mission of ADECE is to inspire and support parents and caregivers, as well as to deliver cohesive, comprehensive systems of top-quality education and care so that all Alabama children thrive and learn. Born Ready is not only developed to inform parents; it’s designed to empower them and give them access to the tools they need to be their children’s first and best teacher.

Grants for Early Childhood Education and lots of other resources! Plus, on-line Training opportunities.


Parents' Guide for Internet Access for Kids

It is a parent's duty to properly control internet access for children to maximize the good it can do while minimizing potential harm.  

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