Head Start/Early Head Start Child Care Partnership

 

 

Head Start and Early Head Start Child Care Partnership is an extension of Children’s Friend’s core Head Start and Early Head Start Services. Children accessing these services receive full-day, full-year child development/child care at high-quality licensed child care centers throughout Rhode Island.

The target audience is working families who also meet the Head Start/Early Head Start eligibility guidelines. Through a partnership of Children’s Friend staff and child care partners staff, families access comprehensive Head Start services, such as health, nutrition, and family development.

The shared goals of Children’s Friend and the child care partners is that all children enter school ready for success through the provision of unified, high quality, comprehensive, and continuous care, and education and supports.

Who is eligible?

  • Families that meet Head Start eligibility guidelines and receive state child care assistance
  • Early Head Start Child Care Partnership: Children ages birth to 3, living anywhere in RI
  • Head Start Child Care Partnership: Children ages 3- 5, living in Providence, Pawtucket, Central Falls, Cumberland, and Lincoln

 

For more information, contact Kristen Caine at 401.752.7567 or kcaine@cfsri.org.