Early Learning Resource CenterPA Office of Child Development and Early LearningThe Early Learning Resource Center (ELRC) 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.The ELRC 3 Offices will be closed to the public until further notice. At this time our staff is still working and the program is operational. Each of our office sites has either a drop off slot or drop box for your convenience. Please call the ELRC 3 office below if you have any questions or concerns.Beaver ELRC OfficePhone: 724-847-0145 or (800) 322-8504Fax: 724-847-1593Learn more Finding Child Care and Early Learning Programs in Pennsylvania (provided by the PA Department of Education: COMPASS)The Online Child Care Provider Search helps families locate a child care provider that meets their needs and offers information on Early Learning programs. Search by address, zip code, children’s ages, or provider. The webpage provides information on help with paying for childcare.Go to the “search” tool Other Child Care and Early Learning Resources Practical Everyday Tips Learn about becoming a fit family, building interest in community, making a playful home, dealing with stress, passing on traditions, etc. through the Penn State Extension.Enroll in FREE, online training on child development, nutrition, safe sleep, and selecting/communicating with child care providers.Explore PBS parenting resources and tips on raising children, planning birthday parties & activities.Learn additional ways to meet your child’s individual needs through the National Center for Infants, Toddler, and Families.Visit the only parenting Website backed by 64,000 pediatricians committed to the physical, mental and social health of children and young adults: healthychildren.org. Development Tips Learn about Pennsylvania’s Promise for Children.Create a personal map to track your child’s growth, save educational tips and resources to help your child learn through Early Learning GPS.Learn more about developmental milestones for children and age-specific topics.Join the Act Early Forum List, a medium for sharing resources, information, and announcements related to improving early identification of children with delays.Choose good books for your child because Reading is Fundamental. Health and Safety Tips Learn about nutrition and healthy eating habits for your children, including ideas for picky eaters from the ABCs of Growing Healthy Children.Get the Healthy Children e-magazine FREE!Get information about performing first aid and CPR on infants and children on the American Red Cross’s website.Find tips about car safety seats at Safercar.gov. Health and Human Services BenefitsLearn about specific health and human services programs or benefits for which you may qualify such as PA Pre-K Counts, Head Start, subsidized child care, child support, etc. through COMPASS.