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The Benefits of Head Start/Early Head Start Services

  • Children of all abilities are welcome in our inclusive environment
  • Highly qualified staff and classroom ratios meet Head Start standards
  • Creative Curriculum fosters individual expression
  • Individualized plans are developed to meet each child’s unique learning styles and needs
  • Children are screened to ensure they are on target with their developmental milestones
  • A safe environment allows children to learn, relax, thrive and have fun
  • Nurturing care is provided in developmentally appropriate settings
  • If needed, families are referred to early intervention and local school districts for evaluation and related treatment services
  • Parents receive information, referrals, support and advocacy from knowledgeable and compassionate staff 
  • Limited transportation is provided under specialized circumstances
  • A Home Based option is also available for pregnant women and children under 3 years old and their families (available in suburban Cook County)
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