The Early Learning Resource Center (ELRC) is a single point-of-contact for families, early learning providers and communities.

The ELRC for Region 18 provides a single point-of-contact for families, early learning service providers and communities to gain information and access services that support high quality child care and early learning programs.
Contact us or call our Hotline at 1-888-461-KIDS (5437).

Find an ELRC office near you

A one stop hub for all of your early learning needs.

The Early Learning Resource Centers merged the work of Child Care Information Services (CCIS) Agencies and the Regional Keys to create one door to an enhanced resource and referral system for communities seeking early learning services, subsidized child care services and other early learning supports. 

The ELRC for Region 18 offers greater access to more services, more enhanced early learning support programs, child care needs information and community resources and referral services for families and providers in Philadelphia County.

ELRC Region 18 has 3 offices in Philadelphia

Main Office: 2361-2373 Welsh Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19114
Satellite Office: 2816 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19133
Satellite Office: 5548 Chestnut St, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19139
Telephone: (215)382-4762
Fax: (215)382-1199

Contact us or call our Hotline at 1-888-461-KIDS (5437)

COVID-19 UPDATE:
We’re Opening Back Up!
The Early Learning Resource Center Region 18 will be reopening to the public.
Starting on Monday, May 2nd, 2022 all ELRC Region 18 offices will be open to the public from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM Mondays-Fridays.
For your safety and that of our employees, we ask that you continue to mask up when visiting our offices.
We look forward to seeing you in person!

Parents and Providers can continue to drop off information Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM for processing at the following locations:
Northeast Philadelphia: 2361-2373 Welsh Road, Philadelphia, PA 19114.
North Philadelphia: 2816 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19133.
West Philadelphia: 5548 Chestnut Street, Second Floor, Philadelphia, PA, 19139.
Check the COVID-19 Newsletter for the latest updates.
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