State of CT Resources

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In addition to the support provided by UConn, there are state and federally-funded resources available to student parents by the state of Connecticut, including child care, financial assistance, and local activities.

Child Care

CT Schools and School Districts

To find the local public schools and school districts in your area, visit:

ConneCT Kids

Child Care

To locate certified child care centers, in home child care, and summer programs near you, visit:

211 Child Care


Connecticut Office of Early Childhood

Office of Early Childhood

The Connecticut Office of Early Childhood (OEC) generates resources to serve families with children as well as the professionals that support them. OEC is a state agency that oversees a network of programs and services that help young children and families thrive. For information on the support provided for but children and families, visit:


Support from OEC

For those that are parenting, OEC has compiled a brief list of resources that highlight some of their offerings to guide you from expecting to parenting.

Parenting Support


Financial Assistance


For low-income families in need, Connecticut offers a multitude of programs designed to provide financial assistance and support. For more information and to enroll in these programs, visit:

Financial Assistance


To find out if your qualify for programs that offer financial assistance in paying for medical care, food, and/or cash visit:



Activities in Connecticut

The state of Connecticut is home to a number of attractions that will entertain and engage you and your family.

Children and Youth Activities

For state sponsored programs designed for children and youth, visit:

Children and Youth

Things to Do in Connecticut

For an overview of activities to do in Connecticut, visit:

Visit CT