Carey Services’ Early Head Start program has documented results, and we’ve received the state and national recognition to go with it.

The program is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children and also has achieved a Level 4 rating — the highest possible — from the state’s Paths to Quality program.

Early Head Start is a federally funded program for families with children under three years old and pregnant women who meet Head Start income guidelines. Enrollment is available for children with disabilities. Early Head Start works with First Steps to ensure that children with disabilities receive quality and comprehensive services. All Early Head Start services are free to qualifying families.

Services and Educational Opportunities

Family Services

The Family Services Coordinator will help you locate resources available in the community to support and assist you in enhancing your quality of life.

Mental Health

The licensed mental health consultant is available to meet with you to address any behavioral or mental health concerns or questions.

Physical Health

The EHS nurse will assist you in keeping your child current on all well-child visits, immunizations and screenings, along with addressing any health concerns or questions you might have.

Nutrition
Services

The nutrition consultant is a registered dietician and can provide suggestions on improving your family’s nutrition. The consultant also provides guidance to our classroom nutrition services.

Developmental &
Disabilities Services

The child development/disabilities coordinator will assist you monitor your child’s development and/or address special needs services.

Affiliations & Links

Carey Services’ Early Head Start program is affiliated with many leading state and national programs. Below are some of them:

 

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We are an agency who respects Diversity, Equality and Inclusion

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

    >mail:
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or

  1. fax:
    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
  2. email:
    Program.Intake@usda.gov Or
  3. You may speak directly to the Classroom Supervisor or the Vice President of Early Childhood Education for the paperwork to file a complaint. Call 765-668-8961 extension 177 for more information.