- I am a Parent
- I am a Provider
Now enrolling in Olmsted, Rice, Freeborn, and Winona counties
HOW TO APPLY
Early Head Start is a free, full-day, full-year, family centered early care and education program for pregnant women, infants and toddlers ages 0-3 years and their families. Early Head Start offers families in Olmsted, Rice, Freeborn, and Winona counties multiple options including Home Based, Part Day Center Based, and Full Day Center Based. The program provides comprehensive child development and family support services that enhance the physical, social, emotional and intellectual development of participating children. In addition, Early Head Start provides young children with an array of comprehensive services including health, nutritional, behavioral, and family services in the families' homes or child care centers. Early Head Start's family driven philosophy empowers parents to support and nurture their children, while meeting other critical social and economic goals that families experience.