Early Head Start/Head Start

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Early Head Start/Head Start offers comprehensive services for children and their families:

  • Quality centers and home based programs
  • Support services for children with special needs
  • Developmental screenings
  • Health and nutrition monitoring
  • Parent Involvement Opportunities

If your Child is 6 weeks to 48 months old, and /or you are pregnant, you may be eligible to enroll your child in Early Head Start/Head Start if you live in Imperial County and  meet program requirements.

 

For more information, call

  • Early Head Start (760)312-6594
  • Head Start (760)312-6148
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    Head Start Program

    • For children 3 years old to 5 years old
    • Support Services for the family
    • Health, nutrition and mental health services coordination
    • Parent trainings
    • Learning opportunities facilitated by qualified staff to enhance child’s growth and development

    Center Base Programs Located at:

    Brawley Hawks Head Start – 160 So. Cesar Chavez Dr. Brawley, CA 92227 LIC #136608094

    Brawley Panthers Head Start - 245 West "A" St. Brawley, CA 92227 LIC #136608103

    Heber Hawks Head Start – 1042 Heber Ave. Heber, CA 92249 LIC #136608095

    Trojans Head Start – 655 Sheridan Ave. Calexico, CA 92231 LIC #136608092

    Bears Head Start – 230 So. Fairfield Dr. El Centro, CA 92243 LIC #136608098

    Panthers I Head Start – 1177 ½ No. 8th St. El Centro, CA 92243 LIC #136608097

    Roadrunners Head Start – 200 So. “C” St. Westmorland, CA 92281 LIC #136608096

    Home-Based Program

    • Birth to 36 months
    • Child and family development
    • Experiences provided in child’s home
    • Support services for the family
    • Health, nutrition and mental health services coordination
    • Parent trainings
    • Socialization activities
    • Visits from highly qualified child care specialists
    • Available in Westmorland, Brawley, Imperial, El Centro, Holtville, Heber and Calexico, 

    Early Head Start Center-Based Program

    • For children 18 to 36 months
    • Support Services for the family
    • Health, nutrition and mental health services coordination
    • Parent trainings
    • Learning opportunities facilitated by qualified staff to enhance child’s growth and development

    Located at: 

    El Centro Early Head Start – 280 S. Fairfield Dr. El Centro, CA 92243 LIC #130805125

    Calexico Early Head Start  – 937 Heber Ave. Calexico, CA 92231 LIC #130805120

    Panthers II Early Head Start – 1177 ½ N. 8th St. El Centro, CA 92243 LIC #136608097

     

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    Main Office

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      Early Care and Education Programs
      Imperial County Office of Education
      1398 Sperber Road
      El Centro, CA 92243
      Phone: (760) 312-6594/ (760)312-6148
      Fax: (760) 312-6577