Early Head Start
Call 412.722.4188 To Enroll
What Is Early Head Start?
Early Head Start is a childhood development program for infants, toddlers, pregnant women and their families. Staff work with families to promote children’s development; assist pregnant women to access prenatal and postpartum care; support parent’s efforts to fulfill their parental roles; and help families to move forward toward self-sufficiency.
Who Is Eligible for Early Head Start?
Early Head Start is designed primarily for families who meet the income eligibility guidelines.
Where Is Early Head Start Offered?
The AIU’s Early Head Start program offers services to the following communities:
- Carnegie neighborhoods – Carnegie, Heidelberg, Bridgeville, Crafton, Ingram, Scott Township, Robinson, and Moon Imperial
- Bethel Park neighborhoods – Bethel Park, South Park, Upper St. Clair, McDonald and South Fayette
- West View neighborhoods – Bellevue, Avalon, Emsworth, Coraopolis, Leetsdale, Ross Township, West View, and Wexford
How Are Services Provided?
Families participating in the home-based option will receive weekly visits from a home-based visitor who will work with them to promote child-parent relationships and increase the child’s skills through a variety of learning experiences. This “home-based” option is available for all communities.
In the Carnegie neighborhoods only, an Early Head Start classroom will be available. Classes will be held five days a week, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m., Monday through Friday.
How Can I Enroll in Early Head Start?
To find out if your family is eligible or for more information please call Christina Campbell, Recruiter at 412-722-4188 or Beverly Mannion, EHS Director at 412-394-5880.
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