Office of Early Childhood

Hello! We’re happy you are here. We have lots of programs, services and information to share.

Welcome to the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood (OEC). Our goal is to support all young children, parents and families in your child’s early years, from birth to age 5. We have many programs and resources to help you give your child the very best start in life. Because the more you know, the better they grow.

Click the links below that best fit you and your child. Each section has many programs, services, resources and information. If you don’t find the information you need, dial 2-1-1 and we’ll help answer any questions you might have.