Branch County Early Head Start (EHS)
EHS is a home based program specializing in infant and toddler development; we build special relationships with families to help them reach self sufficiency by connecting them to community resources, teaching, listening, and supporting.Building Supportive Relationships Between Parent and Child
Early Head Start enrolls and serves Head Start eligible pregnant women and their families with infants and toddlers age 0-3 years. EHS works with parents to enhance their child’s physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development; assists pregnant women to access comprehensive prenatal and postpartum care; supports parents’ efforts to fulfill their parental roles and helps families move toward self-sufficiency.
Families ELIGIBLE for EHS
Families with incomes below the federal poverty guidelines
First time parents
Homeless parents with infants or toddlers
Prenatal education and support
Parent support and parent/child activities
Referrals for health, care, social services, housing and food assistance
Referrals for job training, GED, health insurance, and public benefits
Group activities and parent-child socialization meetings.
For more information contact
Early Head Start Manager / Early On Coordinator