The Early Head Start mission is to empower parents to support and nurture their children while meeting their social and economic goals.

What you can expect from EHS enrollment:

  • Practical information on effective parenting
  • Insight on your child’s overall development
  • A valuable support system for you and your family
  • A program committed to help you reach your goals
  • A liaison between your family and community resources you may need to access
  • Paths to Quality Level 4 State Ranking
  • No monetary cost to you – only your commitment to participate in services and programs provided


Other benefits your family can enjoy:

  • Playgroups – an opportunity to socialize with other parents
  • Literacy Education – making reading a priority for children and families
  • School readiness development
  • Developmental screenings and assessments
  • Support with medical care
  • Prenatal, birthing and breastfeeding education
  • Baby care information
  • Parenting education
  • First Steps therapists welcome in the classrooms
  • Safe infant- and toddler-friendly environment
  • Playground and outdoor areas are fenced and safe for children ages 3 and under
  • Home cooked meals in classrooms


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