Pennsylvania Early Learning keys to QualityThe NW Regional Key collaborates with regional early learning and school-age partners to support positive outcomes for children.

Pre K Counts is an initiative to build and strengthen pre-kindergarten partnerships.

United Way of Erie plays a unique role both as a leader in the health/human services sector.

Accredited Under the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations’ Standards for Excellence®

Community Happenings

10th Annual


April 2nd, 10:00a.m. to 1:00p.m. at the Millcreek Mall – Widget Kidz Zone

This Free event includes a free book, crafts and a pinwheel for each child. Also face painting by Emerald, balloon twisting with Magic Steve, strolling magic with Cliff Hopkins & Kelly, a photo opportunity with Curious George, a story time, quality early learning stations, Erie Zoo Traveling Zoo, and much more! This event is hosted by United Way Success By 6 and the Erie County Early Learning Professionals Association (ECELPA). Download our event flyer –  Success By 6 10th Annual Early Learning Expo

E.I. Times – Early Intervention Parent Newsletter Fall 2015 Edition

The Fall 2015 edition of the E.I.Times contains useful information for families of children with or without developmental delays. Look inside Fall 2015 – EI Times Parent Newsletter for details on how to help your child communicate their needs, the magic of everyday moments, Hoopla Digital! – Erie County Public Library’s new service for borrowing movies, audiobooks, music, and television shows, and more!


Children Do Come With Directions

Welcome to Your Parents Guide

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Good parenting is not easy. It can be both a joy and a challenge. Time, skill, and patience are required. As parents, we often have questions or problems and don’t know where to find the answers. Children Do Come With Directions: A Guide for Parents provides information about your child’s health, development, and safety and includes information on choosing quality childcare. It also provides basic information on community resources here in Erie County that are available to help support the needs of families with children.

As you read, keep in mind that the information is meant to serve only as a general guide. Your child will do some things earlier then the timetables here and some things later. That’s perfectly normal, so don’t worry.

Click here to download a copy of the Children Do Come With Directions booklet.