Children Initiatives

The Department of Children Initiatives (DCI) leads Allegheny County’s commitment to children and youth and the programs that serve them. DCI provides the local government structure to support equitable access to high-quality programming for children and their families through systems building, internal and external partnerships, and resource development.

Caring for children in high-quality Early Care and Education and Out-of-School programming drives the economic engines of Allegheny County by simultaneously allowing families to work and positively shaping the lives of children. The work of the Department of Children Initiatives improves the wellbeing of all children, prosperity of their families, and the competitiveness and vitality of Allegheny County.

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Questions? Call 412-350-4636 and select Option 2.