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The Raising A Reader program helps young children improve literacy development through a weekly rotation of books sent to children’s homes and daily book sharing between caregivers and young children. Available in select Pre-K classrooms in Madison County.

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Looking for Child Care?

You can access referrals by either emailing or calling

Southwestern Child Development Commission 

Email a Parent Services Counselor:

Call and speak to a Parent Services Counselor: 877.752.5955




Check it out: Vroom by Text


 The same great Vroom Tips, now more accessible than ever!


Vroom has been exploring new ways to serve parents and caregivers not being reached by the Vroom App. Vroom Tips, delivered by text message, is the answer. Vroom by Text is a great way to reach families without requiring a smartphone or costly data plan.

Vroom Tips by Text offers:

• Age-based Vroom Tips sent right to your phone every week.

• A more personal and motivational tone just right for texting.

• Vroom Tips in English or Spanish.

• Customized tips for multiple children.

And of course, it is totally free*.


Register by texting VROOM to 48258 or fill out the form here.

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