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Programs

 

General Child Care

Provides services to enhance the development of children including an educational component that is developmentally, culturally, and linguistically appropriate. Services provided in center-based setting for infants/toddlers and family child care home setting for children 6 weeks to school-age.

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Early Head Start

Promote healthy prenatal outcomes for pregnant women, enhance the development of infants/toddlers, and promote healthy family functioning. Services provided in center-based, home-based and family child care homes.

 
 

Regional Head Start

Provide a range of individualized services for preschool children in the areas of education and early childhood development, medical, dental, mental health, nutrition, and parent involvement. Services provided in center-based part-day and full-day programs.

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Migrant
Head Start

Children ages six weeks to school-age whose parents work in agricultural are served in a child care center or a family child care home. Hours and days of operation are based on the ebb and flow of the local agricultural industry.  The program is more holistic in nature and ensures that children's health, nutritional, dental, social-emotional needs are addressed.  

 

Alternative Payment

Provides services and child care reimbursement for children birth to 13 years of age who need care. Children incapable of caring for themselves may be served to age 21. Families have the right to choose child care that is most appropriate to their needs, as long as the child care provider works within the regulations of the programs.  

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State Preschool

Provide a range of individualized services for preschool children in the areas of education and early childhood development and encourages parent involvement. Services provided in center-based part-day and full-day programs.

 
 

Migrant Child Care

Children ages six weeks to school-age whose parents work in agricultural are served in a child care center. Hours and days of operation are based on the ebb and flow of the local agricultural industry.