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Early Head Start Child Care Partnership EHS-CCP (Ages 0-4)

The Partnership program is a leading national model being rolled out based on the proven success of the Early Head Start program to raise the quality of child care in the community. The Partnership offers full day, full year child care in a child care center (CC) or family child care home (FCC) setting to ensure children receive healthy early experiences and developmentally appropriate activities to help them realize their full potential. The Partnership also provides comprehensive support to families to make sure their child’s health and wellness and family goals are met. It serves children ages zero (0) to three (3) in a child care setting or zero (0) to four (4) in a family child care home.

Family benefits:

 

  • Full day, full year high quality child care
  • Funding for parents who lose their subsidy
  • Ongoing comprehensive services include:
    • Nutrition
    • Dental care
    • Mental health
    • Health care
    • Disabilities
    • Other family needs
  • Ongoing assessment and support of social, emotional, physical and cognitive growth and development
  • Diapers, wipes and formula are provided to families at no cost while in child care

Child care provider benefits:

 

  • Access to comprehensive support for children and families
  • Assistance with materials and equipment for family child care home or center
  • Coaching and mentoring from a child development specialist
  • Access to a monthly quality supplement for each enrolled child
  • Opportunities to obtain a Child Development Associate Credential or other approved degree/certification
  • Professional growth opportunities

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Click here to learn for more information on eligibility requirements for the EHS-CCP program

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