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The first five years of life are critical to a child's lifelong development. Young children's earliest experiences and environments set the stage for future development and success in school and life. Early experiences influence brain development, establishing the neural connections that provide the foundation for language, reasoning, problem solving, social skills, behavior, and emotional health. The Shelton community seeks to ensure that; all children in Shelton enter Kindergarten with the skills necessary for success in school and become life long learners.
Ages and Stages
Throughout the early years, your child will grow and change tremendously. For more information about your child’s age and stage, use the following tools:

For information and links to these Shelton community services click below:
Plumb Memorial Library 65 Wooster St., Shelton
Huntington Branch Library Shelton Community Center 41 Church St., Shelton
- Free Museum Passes are available at Plumb and Huntington Branch Libraries
- Children's Programs are offered at Plumb Memorial Library and Huntington Branch Library
The Shelton Public School System continues to provide all students with educational programs and opportunities that allow them to develop their skills, knowledge, character and attitudes in a safe, secure environment enabling them to become productive and contributing members of an ever-expanding society.
spend time together, receive information and benefit from initiatives that connect families, schools and the community. The center offers weekly Family Learn & Play groups, parenting workshops, Raising Readers, focused parent meetings, Ages & Stages developmental screenings and other tools, referrals to Birth To Three and Public Schools, and more! For additional information, please contact Ayanna Williams at 203-736-5420 ext. 208 or at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Visit TEAM's website to read about the program at www.teaminc.org.
The first regional adult education agency in Connecticut, established in 1970, Valley Regional Adult Education (VRAE) provides educational services to the residents of Ansonia, Derby, Monroe, Seymour, and Shelton. Adults come to Valley Regional Adult Education to attend our free Academic Programs or to take advantage of numerous enrichment classes offered in each Valley town.
Adult education programs in Connecticut address the needs of the undereducated adult, the new arrival to this country, and the individual as worker, parent and community member. These programs operate through each local school district for the benefit of its community residents.
-211 Infoline - United Way of Connecticut
Our database contains information for over 4,600 health and human service providers and 48,000 service-sites to help meet your needs. Most of the resources are Connecticut-based.
Connecticut Child Care Affordability and Availability Report (July 2013)
2-1-1 Child Care has recently released their Connecticut Child Care Affordability and Availability Report. This report provides information on the affordability and availability of child care for children five years of age and younger throughout Connecticut. Data provided is for Child Care Centers and Licensed Family Day Care Homes for both Infants & Toddlers and Preschool Age children across each municipality. All data in this report is based on the 2012 Availability and Cost survey.
 
 

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TO FIND LOCAL CHILD CARE OPTIONS:

LOWER NAUGATUCK VALLEY CHILD CARE RESOURCE GUIDE

KIDS' PROGRAMS AT PLUMB MEMORIAL LIBRARY

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KIDS' PROGRAMS AT HUNTINGTON BRANCH LIBRARY

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READ & GROW:

1000 Books Before Kindergarten
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Plumb Memorial Children's Library, Shelton

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FREE MUSEUM PASSES

Passes are available at Plumb and Huntington Branch Libraries. Click here for list and rules.

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