Early Head Start Program Options

As infants and toddlers grow and change, and as family needs evolve, diverse program options can support them over time. A choice of program options ensures that families can stay within a consistent, supportive setting that offers strong relationships and the same full range of developmentally-appropriate care and services.

Early Head Start Benefits Children and Families

A national evaluation conducted by Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., and Columbia University's Center for Children and Families, in collaboration with the Early Head Start Research Consortium, found...

Early Head Start Programs

Early Head Start (EHS) programs serve infants and toddlers under the age of 3, and pregnant women. EHS programs provide intensive comprehensive child development and family support services to low-income infants and toddlers and their families, and to pregnant women and their families.

Home-Based Option

Many children and parents receive Early Head Start and Head Start services right in their own home! Home visitors come once a week and work with parents and their children.