Free preschool available to ALL Florida four-year-olds, regardless of income — Voluntary Prekindergarten (“VPK”) registration for the 2019-2020 school year is happening now
PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. — The Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas is offering same-day registration for Florida’s FREE VPK program. This free preschool program is available to all Florida residents with a child who turns 4 on or before September 1, 2019.
To complete same-day registration, families need to bring:
1. Proof of child’s age
o Birth certificate OR child’s passport
2. Proof of Florida Residency (address/name must match application)
o Valid FL driver’s license or ID card OR
o Current utility bill OR
o Current signed lease
Rapid registration is available to families at either of the Coalition offices, between 8:00am and 4:00pm, Monday, July 29, through Thursday, August 1:
2536 Countryside Blvd., Suite 500
Clearwater, FL 33763
St. Pete Office:
3420 8th Ave. S.
St. Petersburg, FL 33711
“Rapid Registration” means families will walk out with their VPK certificate the same day.
The Coalition is asking community partners and supporters to please help spread the word. School starts soon! If you have family or friends with a 4-year-old, forward this info. VPK is a valuable resource in helping a child gain the skills to thrive in kindergarten and beyond.
Questions: Please call the Coalition’s VPK team: 727.400.4411, option 3, then option 1.