Policy Resource

Early Head Start: A Critical Support for Infants, Toddlers, and Families

Download Files Oct 3, 2017

Vulnerable infants, toddlers, pregnant women, and families should have access to comprehensive early childhood services through Early Head Start (EHS).

EHS programs offer a wide array of child and family development services, including center- or home-based early learning experiences, health and developmental screenings, nutritious food, parenting resources and support, and access to health, mental health, and social services. EHS is the only federal program specifically focused on the early education experiences of low-income babies and toddlers. Download the full brief to learn more.

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