Our Mission:

Babies start strong.

Healthy child development. Working families. The economy.

Through a statewide collaboration of partners, Start Strong PA aims to support all three by advocating for increased access to and affordability of high-quality child care programs, beginning with infants and toddlers.



Start Strong PA supports healthy child development, school success, working families, and the economy by ensuring everyone in Pennsylvania has access to high-quality child care choices.

Learn more about Start Strong PA.

March 2018

A stunning 77% of Pennsylvanians support increased funding for high-quality child care programs, while 82% believe the government needs to do more to make high-quality programs affordable for families.*

* Magellan Strategies, Pennsylvania Child Care Survey


Join Us

Start Strong PA needs your help to grow our coalition of supporters. Together we will consistently and clearly educate and advocate for change. Here are a few ways you can get involved:


Sign-on Support

We need individuals like you and organizations like yours to sign-on support and show Pennsylvania legislators that Start Strong PA means business.

Share Your Story

We need educators, caregivers, and families like you to share your experiences to help us advocate for the necessary changes to make healthy development outcomes for infants and toddlers possible.

Take Action

Join us at the launch of the Start Strong PA campaign in at the Capitol Building in Harrisburg on January 29, 2019.

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