Community Engagement

Head Start Programs and Child Welfare Partnerships

Community partnerships between Head Start and Early Head Start programs and child welfare agencies can help improve the lives of the children and families they serve. By working together, programs and child welfare agencies can help ensure safety, consistency, and well-being for young children and their families.

Explore this series to learn strategies to build effective partnerships with child welfare agencies. Learn how these partnerships benefit everyone—programs, child welfare agencies, and, most importantly, children and families themselves.