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)

UPDATE: Holiday Schedule
Due to the upcoming Holiday, all ELRC 18 offices will close at 3:00 pm on Friday 5/24/24.
Our offices will be closed on Saturday 5/25/24, and Monday 5/27/24.
ELRC 18 offices will reopen at 8:00 am on Tuesday 5/28/24.

Open for Face-to-Face & Drop Offs at all 3 locations
Monday – Friday 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Saturday 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. – MAIN OFFICE ONLY

(Main Office: 2361-2373 Welsh Road, Philadelphia, PA 19114)