Early Head Start

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Funded by the US Department of Health and Human Services, this program serves 288 low-income families with children 0-3 years. EHS offers comprehensive child development and family support services designed to break the cycle of intergenerational poverty and school failure by helping families support and encourage their children's early growth and development. 

Read the 2017 Early Head Start Annual Report here

Early Head Start Child Care Partnership

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EHS CCP program provides full-day, year-round EHS Family Childcare Partnership services for  16 low-income pregnant women and families with young children, 0‑4 years of age. Services are provided in partnership with licensed community childcare providers and the California Department of Education. Enrollment priorities include children with special needs, children in foster care, homeless families, teen parents, and non-English speaking parents. Working in close  partnership with families, our multidisciplinary team of teachers, home visitors, nurses, social workers, and psychologists foster children’s development and enhance the quality of life for families -  ensuring access to a comprehensive network of services, many of which are located on or adjacent to the CHMC campus

Read the EHS CCP 2018 Annual Report here>>>