The Early Head Start program is a comprehensive child and family development program serving low-income families. Services are available to infants and toddlers until age 36 months, and prenatal services are available to expectant families.. The EHS program provides early, continuous and intensive child centered activities to enhance the child’s school readiness, physical, intellectual, social and emotional development. Through family support services, the program seeks to empower parents to fulfill their parental roles and move toward interdependence and self-sufficiency. Services are provided using the Parents as Teachers-Born to Learn curriculum in a home- based setting. Each family is assigned a Home Visitor who provides weekly visits to the home for a minimum of 90 minutes per visit to help parents enhance their child’s development.
The Early Head Start program is designed to:
Funding for the Early Head Start program is provided through a grant from the Administration for Children and Families-Office of Head Start.
The Onslow County Partnership for Children Early Head Start program is accepting applications from all interested low-income families residing in Onslow County. To apply, please contact:
Shelley Strattman Early Head Start Program Assistant
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