Explore resources designed to support the well-being of early care and education staff and the families they serve..
Explore this resource to learn how supporting families in their relationships with their children promotes learning, healthy development, and later success in school and in life.
Facilitating a Referral for Mental Health Services for Children and Their Families Within Early Head Start and Head Start (EHS/HS)
Head Start and Early Head Start program staff are required to work in partnership with families to ensure they have access to any needed mental health services. This brief is designed to: (1) provide guidance for Head Start and Early Head Start program staff to identify mental health providers who best meet a family's needs, culture, and personality, and (2) offer ideas to overcome access barriers.
Strategies used by a program to make families and communities support children’s school readiness.