Little Actions. Big Impact!

All the tools you need to help your child learn and grow

from PA Promise in partnership with OCDEL

Help your child make it big by starting small!

This site is your guide to information, activities and programs that families and caregivers need to help young children develop and reach their promise.


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Watch Them Grow

Learn what to expect as your child develops—and what to do if you need answers or help along the way.

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Help Them Learn

Discover playful activities you can use to help your child gain new skills at home, and learn how to prepare for preschool and kindergarten.

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Care for Them

Find child care and other early learning programs, learn how to keep your child healthy, and get help with responding to a child's challenging behaviors.

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Get a Little Help

Find professional and family resources ready to support you with advice and assistance.

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Concerned about your child’s development?

Call Pennsylvania’s CONNECT Helpline at 1-800-692-7288 for information about your child’s development and connecting to Early Intervention services in Pennsylvania.

Call Child Care Works Helpline at 1-877-4-PA-KIDS (1-877-472-5437) for information about finding, paying for and other concerns related to child care.

Learn more about these Helplines