Early Head Start

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All children are special at CDCFC and none more so than the tiniest ones in our care. Our Early Head Start (EHS) program is designed for the optimum care, education and comfort of infants/toddlers 0 – 3 and pregnant women. EHS program highlights include:

  • Prenatal and post partum education and support
  • Parent/child activities
  • Early language and literacy activities
  • Creative Curriculum®
  • Nutritious breakfast, lunch and snack daily
  • Infant/toddler classroom setting
  • Teachers are loving, well-trained, dedicated Early Childhood Education professionals
  • Child/teacher ratio is 4 to 1

We follow the Four Cornerstones of Early Head Start:

Child Development: Provide age appropriate and culturally responsive activities and services.

Family Development: Strengthen families’ ability to support and nurture their child’s learning and growth.

Staff Development: Provide continuous training for staff to ensure high-quality services.

Community Building: Increase families’ awareness and use of community resources, and promote leadership among parents.

 

CDCFC is a mandated child abuse and neglect reporting agency, any suspected case(s) of child abuse and/or neglect will be reported to the appropriate authorities.

Civil Rights and Non-discrimination Statement

The U.S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income, if derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibit bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program compliant of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Compliant Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint filing cust.html, or any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S. W., Washington, D. C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

 
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.