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Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning

The Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning oversees early child care, education and out-of-school-time programs.

The vision of the Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning is that every Indiana community will have a strong network of Early Care and Education and Out-of-School Time programs that support the child, the family and local schools. Programs will be high quality, affordable and accessible to enable families to work effectively to obtain economic self-sufficiency. Children will thrive in programs that meet their developmental and educational needs and make them feel welcome, encouraged and supported. Professionals teaching and caring for children will have the resources, including training and education, needed to operate and maintain high quality programs.

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ADA Notice

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable civil rights laws, FSSA does not discriminate against a qualified individual based on race, disability, religion, sex, or national origin in the receipt of or participation in services, programs, or other activities made available to other similarly qualified individuals.

Upon request, FSSA will provide appropriate aids, services or other reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability to the best of our ability. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to equally participate in any FSSA program, service, or activity may contact the ADA Coordinator with the Office of Healthy Opportunities at ada@fssa.in.gov. Please submit requests to the ADA Coordinator at least two business days prior to when you will need the aids, services or other reasonable accommodations.

FSSA also strives to maintain a website that is compliant with all digital guidelines and is open to feedback. To provide feedback, file a complaint, or request assistance please contact the ADA Coordinator at ada@fssa.in.gov. If you experience other accessibility barriers, please refer to FSSA’s Accessibility Barrier Removal Policy. Refer to the Service Animal Notice for information on FSSA's approach to engaging visitors with service animals.

Please note, FSSA is not required to take any action that would fundamentally alter the nature of its programs or services or provide an accommodation that would impose an undue financial or administrative burden.