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C3 offers Play and Learn groups for families with children five and under. We also host parent workshops on topics that can help you be the best parent you can be. Preschoolers Expo and Family Fun Day are one day events that you can take part in. Click here for more information!

Have a child that is three or four? Follow this link to find out more about local options for preschoolers including the Colchester Early Childhood Program lottery and the Bacon Bobcats preschool program. Information on our School Readiness program is also located here.

Click here to find a list of childcare providers in our area! We provide you with basic  information about the providers as well as contact information.

There's more to tracking your child's development than measuring height and weight. There are a number of other childhood milestones to keep watch for. Find resources to check your child's progress as well as information on Public School Screenings for three and four year olds on this page.

Your child is eligible to attend kindergarten if they are five years old on or before January 1st of the school year. Kindergarten registration usually occurs in February. We encourage families to register during this time so that the District has plenty of time to prepare for the new kindergarten classes! See the School website for more information.

Early success in school is important to keep your child motivated and to be sure that he or she doesn't fall behind. The Colchester Public School website and the Digital Backpack can help you get connected and stay in touch. Learn more about them here.

Social-emotional development provides the foundation for how we feel about ourselves and how we experience others. More information to promote healthy relationships and self-regulation toare found here!

Financial help is available for those in need.  Look here for information on financial assistance programs.

Developing healthy habits at a young age gets children off to a great start toward a lifetime of healthy living.  Click here to find out more about fun activities and healthy living.

Looking for resources on special needs? Health and human services information? Resources for parents? We can help! Check out our page with resources here.

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