A comprehensive early childhood development program designed to meet the needs of pregnant women and children from birth to age three. Center based and home based services are available. Center based services operate in Oakland at the Dennett Road Early Learning Center and the Overlook Child Development Center, in Grantsville at the Grantsville Early Learning Center (GV Elementary School) and in Friendsville through a partnership with Sunny Days Child Care (FV Elementary School). Specialized programs are available in some areas for families needing childcare before and after the traditional 8 am to 3 pm center day.
For more information regarding Early Head Start call 301-334-9431 Ext. 6123.
Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework: The new framework is designed to show the continuum of learning of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. It is grounded in comprehensive research around what young children should know and be able to do during their early years.
Parent, Family and Community Engagement for Families from the Early Childhood Learning & Knowledge Center: