Head Start is a federally funded program that promotes the school readiness of children ages three to five from low-income families by supporting children development through intensive comprehensive services. Plaza de la Raza offers services through a center-based, home-based, and family child care option.
Early Head Start (EHS)
Early Head Start (EHS) is an extension of the well-known federally funded Head Start Program. Early Head Start serves infants and toddlers under the age of 3 and pregnant women. Early Head Start provides intensive comprehensive child development family support to income eligible families. It promotes the development of children and enables their parents to fulfill other responsibilities such as work and/or education. Plaza de la Raza offer these services through a center-based and home-based option.
Early Head Start- Child Care Partnership (EHS-CCP)
Early Head Start – Child Care Partnerships is a federally funded program that strengthens child care and Early Head Start Programs. Similar to the Early Head Start program, EHS-CCP provides intensive comprehensive child development and family support to income eligible families. Plaza de la Raza partners its EHS-CCP with the California General Child Care funding to provide high quality early learning environments at two centers-based locations.