Early Head Start

ChildrenEarly Head Start offers comprehensive services for children and their families:

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

Parents and children

If your Child is 6 weeks to 36 months old, and /or you are pregnant, you may be eligible to enroll your child in Early Head Start if you live in Imperial County and  meet program requirements.


For more information, call
(760) 312 6594


Home-Based Program

  • For children 6 weeks 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 Brawley, El Centro, & Calexico

Center-Based Program

  • For children 24 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 EHS - 280 So. Fairfield Dr. El Centro, CA  92243 LIC #130805125
     Calexico EHS-   937 Heber Ave. Calexico, CA  92231 LIC #130805120                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Panthers II EHS-  1177 1/2 North 8th St. El Centro, Ca 92243 LIC #136608097                                        

Annual Reports


Main Office

HS Blocks

  Early Head Start Office
  Imperial County Office of Education
  1398 Sperber Road
  El Centro, CA 92243
  Phone: (760) 312-6594
  Fax: (760) 312-6577