What is Early Head Start home visitor
Early Head Start provides early, continuous and comprehensive
child development and family support services. This includes:
- Helping a child grow and develop in a safe and enriching environment
- Supporting parents in their role as the primary caregiver and teacher of
- Providing opportunities for families and children to
connect and support each other
- Supporting families to meet personal
- Working with communities to provide valuable resources
Who does Early Head Start serve?
This program is
designed to serve the same families as our preschool-aged Head Start program.
The same families that qualify for Head Start, can qualify for Early Head
Expectant mothers and children from 0-3 years are
eligible for enrollment. After 3 years of age, we work with the family to
transition the child to our traditional Head Start classroom.
About Early Head
your home visitor will work with you and your child. Home visitors provide
activities, work with you to develop individual and family goals and design
a plan to work toward those goals. They also provide resources in your
community that include: housing, food banks, employment, schooling, child
programs and more.
activities provide an opportunity for families to connect with other families
in their community. Activities are engaging and age-appropriate.
Occasionally, guest speakers will attend to talk about other services
available to you in the community. PACT activities occur twice a month at
locations to within the community.