About Us


All children in Okaloosa and Walton Counties will enter school fully prepared for educational success.

Mission Statement

To promote a collaborative school readiness and early childhood service system, to deliver an integration of cognitive, social/emotional and physical development experiences that increase children's opportunities for success.


Increase child care capacity, as number of slots available for young children is severely limited.
Increase quality of subsidized school readiness services through training and technical assistance.
Utilize appropriate screening and assessment tools for subsidized child care in accordance with state statutes.
Increase outreach to unique populations, and increase community awareness of strategies for increasing child well being.