Through this program, families of infants and toddlers receive the high quality child care services along with comprehensive Early Head Start services.

  • Assistance with child development, health, nutrition, mental health, disabilities and social services is provided
  • Opportunities for parent involvement are offered, including program planning, decision-making, and volunteering in the classroom.

Education Services

  • Full-day, school year services through center based and home-based settings
  • Age appropriate activities in a responsive learning environment
  • Classrooms and group socialization sites located throughout Washington and Greene Counties

Health & Nutrition Services

  • Assures that families establish and maintain a medical home for all children
  • Supports comprehensive medical examinations and dental screenings and necessary follow-up treatment for all children
  • Educates and promotes maintaining up-to-date immunizations according to the CDC recommendations for each child
  • Health & nutrition education for staff, children and families encourages positive health practices, well-being, prevention and early detection

Program Eligibility

  • Limited slots available
  • Families must qualify for both Early Head Start and CCIS (child care subsidy)
  • Eligibility based on verification of the family's income according to the federal poverty guidelines and child's age (birth to age 3)
  • Priority for children of families identified as homeless
  • Priority for 10% of the total enrollment opportunities is given to children with diagnosed disabilities
  • Available to residents of Washington and Greene Counties.


Early Head Start Income Eligibility Guidelines - Effective January 1, 2016

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*Some families may be determined eligible based on other criteria (i.e. disability)


Contact Us

For more information, please contact an Early Head Start Supervisor at:

1-877-814-0788 x429 (toll free)

724-225-9550 x429 (Washington County)

724-852-2893 x429 (Greene County)

For more information about our child care partner programs, visit the websites below:

Sunshine Kids