Early Head Start serves pregnant moms, and children birth to 2.9 years old, in a home based or center based model. The goals of EHS are to promote healthy prenatal outcomes, promote healthy family functioning, and strengthen the overall development of infants and toddlers.
All children’s programs include healthy snacks and meals, nutrition services, mental health screenings, services for children with special needs, health and oral health care, and family programs and services for parents of enrolled children.
Early Head Start’s home-based services include 90-minute weekly home visits, playgroups twice per month, and support for child development and socialization. Center-based infant & toddler classes include several full day options, as well as an 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. option. All are available Monday-Friday.
Please note that families & children must meet certain financial and age guidelines.