Early Head Start Graduation Goes Mobile

Graduation has looked a little different this year for our Early Head Start children and families we support. With the suspension of programming because of the COVID-19 pandemic, our EHS staff continued to support our families, but the staff decided to take graduation to the homes this year to ensure...

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Phased Facility Reopening Begins June 1

Carey Services will begin a phased reopening of facility-based services on June 1. Programming suspended because of the COVID-19 pandemic will reopen in three phases, assuming local health conditions continue on a positive trend. The June 1 reopening of Marion day-services programming will be for a group of individuals served...

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Fall Fest Will Be October 3

Carey Services and the Early Head Start Program will participate in the annual Fall Fest on Oct. 3 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the YMCA in downtown Marion. The free annual event is sponsored by Little Giants Preschool – Head Start and the Early Head Start program. The event...

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Early Head Start Annual Report Available

Carey Services’ Early Head Start program has released its annual report for the most recent program year, which ran from May 1, 2017 to April 30, 2018. The report highlights various accomplishments for the year, including obtaining the highest levels of accreditation, while serving more than 200 families and children...

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New Early Head Start Director Begins Work

Beth Wickham has joined Carey Services as the director of the agency’s Early Head Start program, replacing longtime director Cathy Queen, who recently retired. Wickham has more than 20 years of experience in Head Start programming. She began her Head Start career as a teacher and eventually became site director...

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October Head Start Awareness Month

Carey Services’ Early Head Start program is participating in National Head Start Awareness Month throughout the month of October. The National Head Start Association organizes national activities to raise awareness for the Head Start and Early Head Start programs throughout the country and for early childhood development issues in general....

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