Find answers to frequently asked questions about Kids Incorporated, our Early Head Start childcare program and more.

About Kids Inc.

Kids Incorporated is dedicated to supporting and educating families with young children through quality early learning, health and family services so that all children and families can reach their full potential. LEARN MORE >

We provide reliable and affordable childcare for at-risk families with children ages 0-3 in Jefferson, Madison and Leon counties. LEARN MORE >

Early Head Start programs are federally funded programs through the US Department of Health and Human Services designed to promote school readiness for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers from families that meet income eligibility requirements.

We are proud to partner with several wonderful community organizations and businesses to help where it is most needed. LEARN MORE >

Our volunteers provide an extra pair of hands in our centers, read to children, provide administrative assistance, and help with signature events like Thanks for Reading, Holiday Happiness, and Kidsfest. LEARN MORE >

You can follow us on Instagram, Facebook and share our information with your friends and family. LEARN MORE >


Yes, each of our locations is licensed by the Florida Department of Children and Families.  For license numbers for each location, visit our Locations page.

Our program is for children aged 0-3 years old.

Hours of operation for each of our childcare facilities are available on our Locations page.

Yes. Financial assistance is available for families who are eligible for our Early Head Start program. LEARN MORE >

For this Kids Incorporated program, we utilize the research-based curriculum – The Creative Curriculum for Infants, Toddlers and Twos – which is developmentally appropriate for children ages 0-3 years of age.  LEARN MORE >

Yes, age-appropriate formula, breakfast, lunch and snacks are provided for all ages. For dietary restrictions or additional questions please contact our team.

We communicate with parents via the ProCare app as well as in-person during drop off and pick up. 

Yes, please contact our team to schedule a visit.

Our teachers partner with therapists (speech, occupational and physical) to work one-on-one with students of all abilities. graduate students from FSU’s Center for Autism & Related Diseases also assist our teachers. For additional questions or information please contact our team.

Parents are responsible for transporting their children to and from the center.  For other transportation issues and concerns parents can contact the center’s Family Advocate for assistance.

Enrollment Process & Eligibility

You can find more information about the application process here.

A list of required documentation to gather before you apply is available here.

Parents and caregivers can apply online or in-person. For assistance with the application process, eligibility or required documentation visit one of our locations or contact our team.

The waiting list for our Early Head Start childcare program  is not first come, first serve. It is based on requirements and criteria established by the federal funding for the program. For questions about availability or eligibility go to our childcare page or contact our team.

Yes, all children are required to provide a copy of a physical form and immunization records within 30 days of enrollment. For exemptions or questions, contact our team.

Applications are typically reviewed within three business days. To find out the status of your application call 850-414-9800 or contact our team.

Policies and guidelines for our childcare program are available in the Parent Handbook.

If your child’s application is accepted, you will be notified by a family advocate at the preferred email or phone number provided in your application.

Yes. A family advocate will provide you with more information about orientation sessions after your application has been accepted.

Yes, please contact your parent advocate or call our facility directly to schedule a meeting.


Donations can be made online or in-person. You can find the latest information about needed items here.

Yes, donations to a Kids Incorporated program are tax-deductible. Please contact our administrative office with any questions.

Yes, a list of volunteer opportunities is available here.

Yes, we are happy to accept donations for our community events. Contact us to learn more about specific needs.


Volunteers must be at least 12 years of age and meet the standards set forth by the Department of Children and Families (DCF). LEARN MORE >

Kids Incorporated volunteers provide an extra pair of hands in our centers, read to our children regularly, support our team and help with signature events like Thanks for Reading, Holiday Happiness, and Kidsfest. LEARN MORE >

Those not completing hours for school credit will be limited to 10 hours per month of direct service with the children, in accordance with DCF regulations.

We provide online orientation as part of the application process.

Yes. Visit our Volunteer page for general volunteer information and contact us for more details.


A beloved Kids Incorporated program, our annual KidsFest is a day of free kids’ activities and entertainment for the whole family at Cascades Park in Tallahassee. LEARN MORE >

No tickets are distributed as this event is free and open to the public.

 Yes, visit this page for more details.

Follow Kids Incorporated on social media and visit our Events page for the latest updates.

Yes. You can find more information here.

Yes, please contact us for details.