Head Start - Early Head Start
Head Start and Early Head Start

Administrative Offices
217 South Salina Street, 2nd Floor, Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone: (315) 470-3300 || Fax: (315) 688-0425 || HS-EHS@peace-caa.org
Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Early Head Start/Head Start provides a comprehensive, family-focused, early childhood education program to assure that pregnant moms and children (Ages Birth to Five) achieve their full potential and are prepared for kindergarten and school success.

Early Head Start & Head Start

Services:

Center-Based:

  • Classroom setting
  • Full and half day programs
  • Limited transportation provided
  • Nutritious meals served
Home-Based (ages 0-5):

  • Programs for pregnant women, infants,
    toddlers and pre-schoolers.

All Programs Provide:

  • High quality individualized educational programming to prepare children and families for kindergarten.
  • Opportunities for parents to volunteer, to connect school to home, and to promote receiving school readiness.
  • Services and referrals in all areas of health, mental health, nutrition, disabilities, education and socialization.

Early Head Start (EHS)

promotes the physical, cognitive, social and emotional growth of infants and toddlers, and provides prenatal education and support services to pregnant women.

Eligibility

To qualify you must meet the federal income guidelines and you must have a child younger than 3 or be an expectant mother.

Head Start (HS)

helps children, ages 3 to 5 years of age, achieve their full potential by providing early childhood development, health, family services and other support to participants and their families.

Eligibility

To qualify you must meet federal income guidelines and have a child 3-5 years of age.