In March 2021, the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) awarded new Early Head Start-Child Care (EHS-CC) Partnership and Early Head Start Expansion funds to 62 agencies in 32 states and Puerto Rico.
Consider how you might enhance what you already do to partner with families experiencing homelessness. Use this tool to reflect on your program’s relationship-building practices and plan for next steps in supporting families experiencing homelessness.
Use this tool to determine a child and family's situation or status using the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act’s definition of “homeless children and youth.”
Use this tool to reflect on your program’s relationship-building practices and plan for next steps in supporting families experiencing homelessness.
Working with local partners is a key strategy for identifying and reaching out to families experiencing homelessness.
This tip sheet provides guidance to help minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission when performing hearing screening in Head Start programs.
Explore and learn more reading the responses to frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 vaccines.
Most people plan to be vaccinated against COVID-19, but others may want to know more before committing. This resource includes strategies for talking with Head Start staff and families about the COVID-19 vaccines.
Poison Control centers across the country report an increase in calls related to hand sanitizer, cleaning, and disinfectant products. These tips can keep children safe from poisoning at home.
This resource will help Head Start staff learn more about screening tools available to identify substance use disorders. It includes important considerations for choosing a screening tool and guidance for conversations with families.