Early Learning Resource Center Region 17


Beginning July 1, 2018, the Child Care Information Services (CCIS) will become the Early Learning Resource Center (ELRC) for Region #17. The ELRC will continue to provide the subsidized child care program for the residents of Montgomery County and it will offer enhanced Resource and Referral services.

Ways We Serve You

The Office of Child Day Care Services is designated by the Department of Public Welfare as an Early Learning Resource Center (ELRC) for Region 17. The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Services provides funding to Montgomery County to manage the ELRC-subsidized child care program. In addition, the office oversees the operation of the Montgomery County Court Care Program.
 Early Learning Resource Center Region 17 provides services and referrals without regard to race, color, religious creed, handicap, ancestry, national origin, age, or sex.
As you search for quality child care, reach for Keystone STARS. Choosing the right child care for your family is a huge decision, but chances are you have to make this decision right away - and it has to be close and not cost too much. Keystone STARS helps you know what to expect when picking a program. Child care programs that participate in Keystone STARS meet standards for teacher quality, classroom and learning activities, working with you to support your child, and managing their program. Programs can earn from one to four Stars – the more Stars, the higher the quality. You know that they are meeting certain quality standards by their STAR rating – it can help narrow your search and get you to the right program faster.
www.papromiseforchildren.com and select “Keystone STARS” for more information.