Voluntary Prekindergarten

Register your child for free prekindergarten services. VPK is available to all Florida 4-year-olds and even some 5-year-olds.

Benefits of VPK

Prepares children for kindergarten

Small class sizes

Qualified teachers

It's free!

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Florida’s Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) program is free instruction available to all 4-year-old children. The Office of Early Learning provides funding to Early Learning Coalitions like us to help prepare your child for school. You may choose from a variety of providers who participate in the program, based on your child’s needs.

Please visit the Office of Early Learning’s website to learn more about the VPK program in general.

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This program is designed specifically to help children enter kindergarten ready to learn. We contract with a variety of providers in Flagler and Volusia Counties to ensure you find a good fit for your child.

If you have specific concerns, please contact us by emailing childcare@elcfv.org or by calling us at 386-323-2400 and press 2. We will be more than happy to help you find a VPK program in Flagler or Volusia that’s right for you or you can use our VPK Provider Search by clicking the yellow button below.

How to Apply for Services

Click below to watch the video on how to apply for VPK services.