Community Early Learning Center (CELC) Programs

Community Early Learning Center
The Community Early Learning Center (CELC) is a multi-agency center located at 313 S. State Street that helps to ensure that by age 5, children of the Fox Valley have the foundation to achieve their full potential.

Birth - Five Outreach Birth-Five

Outreach – Support for All Families
3-5 Year Old Screenings  – Developmental Screenings
Early Childhood Diagnostic Center – Special Needs Program

Project Bridges

Bridges Child Enrichment Center

Bridges Child Enrichment Center is a nationally accredited, non-profit childcare center serving families with children six weeks to six years of age.

Appleton Even Start Family Literacy

Appleton Even Start Family Literacy is a comprehensive, integrated program addressing the educational needs of families with children between birth and age five.

Adults learn to speak, read and write English or acquire a GED in a supportive environment, while children engage with trained early childhood educators in a preschool setting. 


Read more about the Evenstart Literacy Program 

Head Start Head Start Logo

UW Oshkosh Head Start is a FREE preschool program, serving Outagamie, Shawano, Calumet and Winnebago Counties. Head Start's focus is on early childhood development and health, as well as family and community partnerships.

The program provides comprehensive education, health, nutrition, and parent involvement services to eligible children and their families. Children served are ages 3-5 and program options include 6 hour extended day classroom, home visitation or a combination of options. We also have collaborations with some child care centers to provide services there.