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Early Head Start

EHSEarly Head Start helps economically disadvantaged children from birth to 3 years old develop their educational and social skills. Teachers involve family members in the instruction and other center-based activities to help foster a lifetime of commitment to quality education. Through this early socialization and educational experience, children who attend Early Head Start are more likely to overcome learning disabilities often exacerbated by the effects of hunger, poverty, or environment. Through Early Head Start's comprehensive parent involvement program, parents participate in the decision-making, volunteer in the classroom and develop parent-sponsored activities and training.

Early Head Start serves 84 children in 4 Eastern Kentucky Counties:

Madison:
Harvest Christian Academy: 859-623-8620
Bright Beginnings: 859-985-0550

Estill:
All God’s Children: 606-723-3247

Clark:
Clark County Head Start: 859-744-2653

Powell:
Powell County Head Start: 606-663-2937

Head Start Central Office:
859-623-7233

Early Head Start is funded through a grant provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families.