Early Head Start Child Care
Early Head Start Child Care helps income eligible families reduce the cost of child care while the parents are working or attending school. Parents must be working or attending school at least 28 hours a week.
· Early Head Start Child Care provides full day, full year early learning opportunities and child care to families who have children ages newborn to three years old.
· Home visitors and teaching staff meet with parents during the year to discuss each child’s progress and to set goals for further development.
· Home visitors help parents expand their knowledge about child development, health, nutrition, child care, budgeting, job skills, and transitioning to Preschool. Other services available to families include; social services, nutrition services, health services, mental health services and family literacy services.
· Currently, Early Head Start Child Care serves about 24 infants and toddlers in Salina.