Early Head Start & Head Start Programs

Developing Independent Learners

Early Head Start Programs

Early Head Start (EHS) programs serve infants and toddlers from the ages of 6 weeks to age 2. EHS programs provide intensive comprehensive child development and family support services to low-income infants and toddlers and their families.

Head Start Programs

Early childcare and education program for children ages 3 to 5 from low-income families in the Chicagoland area. The comprehensive program promotes school readiness, provides nutritious meals and access to free medical and dental services. In addition, Head Start offers parents educational and training programs.

"Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it."

 — Marian Wright Edelman