Little Actions. Big Impact!

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

from PA Promise in partnership with OCDEL


The Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning supports families and their children, from prenatal through school age, by using data, research and stakeholder guidance to assure high quality services.

OCDEL provides families access to high quality services to prepare children for school and life success, and strives to:

  • Work effectively, collaboratively, creatively and successfully to ensure that all families have access to high quality programs for their children.
  • Engage stakeholders in actionable ways that provide guidance on programs and policies.
  • Identify and use key data and research to improve policies and practices.

For more information, please visit the PA Keys website.

Want to submit your child's story to be features on the PA's Promise for Children website? Click here to access the submission form!

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