Environmental Health and Safety Tool

This baseline tool is one aspect of the work that OHS is doing in partnership with the Office of Child Care to understand the current capacity of the EHS-CCP grantees and their partners and to identify technical assistance or other supports needed .

Top Ten Ways CCDF Can Support Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships

Early Head Start (EHS) and the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) both serve low-income families and their children; however, there are some differences in policy, operations, and funding requirements. EHS-Child Care (EHS-CC) Partnerships will benefit from strategies to bridge these differences. These strategies might include aligning policies to encourage stability and continuity of care, streamlining administrative procedures, and identifying opportunities to support Partnerships and providers.

Supportive Supervision: Promoting Staff and Family Growth Through Positive Relationships

Close personal relationships are key to the health and well-being of people at any age. They may be the single best prevention strategy for depression. Just as Head Start staff seek to engage parents and fam­ilies in healthy, supportive relationships, it is important that they too have structured support and guidance. Supervision is not only about staff accountability, but

EHS for FCC Project Logic Model – Local Level

The purpose of this Early Head Start for Family Child Care Project is to design, implement and evaluate a replicable framework that supports a partnership between Early Head Start and family child care. This project will increase quality for all low-income children in family child care homes by leveraging comprehensive services that include health and social services.

EHS for FCC Project Logic Model – State Level

The purpose of this Early Head Start for Family Child Care Project is to design, implement and evaluate a replicable framework that supports a partnership between Early Head Start and family child care. This project will increase quality for all low-income children in family child care homes by leveraging comprehensive services that include health and social services.

National American Indian/Alaska Native Head Start Collaboration Office Strategic Plan 2015 - 2020

The National American Indian Alaska Native Head Start Collaboration Office, created under Public Law 110-134 ("Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007"), is directed “to facilitate collaboration among Head Start agencies (including Early Head Start agencies) and
entities that carry out activities designed to benefit low-income children from birth to school entry, and their families.”

EHS for FCC Project Logic Model – National Level

The Early Head Start for Family Child Care Project (EHS for FCC) is funded to design, implement and evaluate a replicable framework that supports a partnership between Early Head Start and family child care. This project will increase quality for low-income children in family child care homes by leveraging comprehensive services that include health and social services.