Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) Program


Registration for the Summer 2014 and Fall 2014-2015 VPK Programs.

The eligible birth date range for VPK for the Summer 2014 program year is:
September 2, 2008- September 1, 2009.  

The eligible birth date range for VPK for the Fall 2014-2015 program year is:
September 2, 2009- September 1, 2010

How do I register my child for VPK?

  •   Online
  •  Can't make the walk-in hours for VPK Registration? Click icon to schedule an appointment between the hours of 2pm-4:30pm (based upon availability)*     
  • VPK Walk-in Certificates available in our Main West Palm Beach Office in Suite 222 Monday-Friday between the hours of 9am-1pm*. Certificates are also issued in our Belle Glade office 401 SE 2nd Street Belle Glade, FL 33430 between the hours of 8am-5pm
      Additional Walk-in hours calender                  


March (English, Creole, Spanish)

    April (English, Creole, Spanish)

Step 1

Download the forms provided below or obtain them from one of our Family Central office locations.

Step 2

Bring the VPK Child Application Form to our Family Central office locations along with:

* Proof of Florida Residency (valid driver’s license, utility bill)
* Proof of Child’s Birth Date (birth certificate, passport) * Bring original and a copy.
View more examples of acceptable documents

Step 3

When the application process is complete, the parent/guardian will receive the following items:

* A list of VPK Providers in Palm Beach County
* A Certificate of Eligibility to present to the VPK Provider of choice

Once the parent/guardian has selected a VPK program and gives the VPK provider the Certificate of Eligibility, which is submitted to Family Central, the child is then officially enrolled into the VPK program.


 VPK Information Resources  (Links below are in PDF format)

For Parents: Transition to Kindergarten: What I Learned in VPK!   

Our VPK Parent Warmline for Palm Beach County is 561-653-2458

VPK Provider Lists                  

2013 Fall List  *updated 2/18/14
2014 Summer List *updated 03/28/14
2014-2015 Fall List http://cdn.trustedpartner.com/docs/library/FamilyCentral2012/PBVPK/2013/Fall%202014%20VPK%20Provider%20list%2003%2014%2014.pdf  * updated 03/28/2014

VPK Parent Satisfaction Surveys

If your child has completed the VPK program we welcome your feedback and suggestions.  

Please select the picture icon to be taken to our brief VPK Parent Satisfaction Survey page for more details.