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Early Head Start

Early Head Start provides high quality childcare and parenting support to pregnant women and families with infants and toddlers. Through center and home-based services, we promote healthy prenatal outcomes and focus on healthy development and school readiness for infants and toddlers. Families are able to take part in parenting workshops and receive health and nutrition information. Early Head Start is provided by our FirstStepNYC Early Childhood Center.

Success Stories

Cathy Armstrong

"I love working with the children and helping make their holidays and graduations special." Learn More

Jewelle

Madonna Heights Residential School

"I'm not going to give up because I know they're not going to give up on me." Learn More

Last year,

288

children were reunified with their parents who worked hard preparing for their return home

We shelter

5,500

youth, adults and children