Head Start, a child development program 25 years -- building America"s future, 1965-1990.

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Infants, toddlers and pregnant women make up just under 20% of Head Start enrollment, and are served through Early Head Start programs. Head Start is a program of the United States Department of Health and Human Services that provides comprehensive early childhood education, health, nutrition, Head Start parent involvement services to low-income children and program's services and resources are designed to foster stable family relationships, enhance children's physical and emotional well-being, and.

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Hours of Operation: Regular center hours will be AM to 4 PM, Monday-Friday. UPDATE - Ma To help mitigate the spread of COVID, the Child Development Centers and Early Head Start Home Visitation Program will close as of Monday, Ma with regular services expected to resume on Monday, Ap Head Start and Early Head Start Page Content Established inHead Start promotes school readiness for children, ages three to five, in low-income families and enhances children's social and cognitive development by offering educational, nutritional, health, social and other services.

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It is FREE to income-eligible families. UAMS Head Start/ Early Head Start serves children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old at 13 sites throughout Pulaski County.

We are a federally-funded scholarship program that provides comprehensive, quality early childhood education and support services for families experiencing economic hardships. Pennsylvania’s Learning Standards for Early Childhood were developed in through cross-sector collaboration from the departments of Health, Education and Public Welfare (now Human Services), and representatives from child care, early intervention, school districts, Head Start, higher education, family support programs and researchers.

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