Early Head Start

Early Head Start provides full year/full day childcare for employed low-income families with children from birth to three years of age, and offers services to expectant mothers.

Early Head Start promotes the physical and mental health of expectant mothers, infants and toddlers, as well as the stability of the entire family. The program utilizes curriculum designed to fully support infant and toddlers natural instincts of learning from their environment and relationships with others. It also offers monthly home visits and training for enrolled families on best practice with their infant and toddlers.


If you live in Hastings, Delton, Battle Creek, or Three Rivers, and would like to enroll your child in this program, call 877-422-2726.

Available in:

  • Barry County
  • Calhoun County
  • St. Joseph County
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2016 Barry County Birth to 5 Application View/Download
Barry County Application - Español View/Download
Barry County Community Resource Guide View/Download
Calhoun Co. Application - Español View/Download
Calhoun County Birth-to-Five Application View/Download
Calhoun County Community Resource Guide 2015-2016 View/Download
Condado de Calhoun Guia de Recursos Comunitarios 2015-2016 View/Download
Condado de St. Joseph Guia de Recursos Comunitarios 2015-2016 View/Download
Expectant Mothers Application View/Download
Expectant Mothers Application - Español View/Download
Longitudinal Study for Early Head Start and Head Start View/Download
Manual Familiar 2015-2016 View/Download
May June 2016 Menu View/Download
Menu de Abril 2016 View/Download
October 2016 Menu View/Download
Octubre 2016 Menu View/Download
September Menu 2016 View/Download
Septiembre 2016 Menu View/Download
St. Joseph Co. Preschool Application View/Download
St. Joseph County Community Resource Guide 2015-2016 View/Download
St. Joseph County Preschool Application - Español View/Download
Volunteer Application View/Download
2017_2018 Family Handbook Final View/Download