Register a Child

Please fill out form below completely then click on the submit button. Please DO NOT use abbreviations-spell out Lane, Street, Road, etc.

Please do NOT use the form below for Address Changes! If you have an address change, please email us at with your child's name, your name, your old address, and your new address and phone number.

WAYS TO REGISTER YOUR CHILD  To check if you live in a participating county click here.

1) If you live in one of the participating counties listed below, you may register your child by completing the online form. You may also submit your your registration through the mail by using this printer friendly form: click here.

2) Not all of our participating counties accept online registrations at this time. If you live in a participating county that is NOT listed below, please e-mail us at or call us at 888-565-0177 to get started.

We are currently accepting online applications for residents of the following counties:

Early Reading Benefits

The key is to start at birth. Immersing a child in a rich literacy environment can be a stronger predictor of literacy and academic achievement than family income. The more words a child hears, the larger the child’s vocabulary, and the larger the child’s vocabulary, the more likely the child will be a proficient reader.

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Thank you for visiting Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy!

Ensuring that children develop early literacy skills is one of the most important things we can do - as parents, as teachers - and as a society.

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