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Early Head Start Facts and Figures

A Proven Support for Children, Pregnant Women, and Families

For 25 years, Early Head Start has leveraged the proven Head Start model to positively affect the brain development, health, and well-being of pregnant women and children birth to age three. Through year-round, full-day services in centers, as well as home-based options, its impact is undeniable. However, Early Head Start currently only reaches 11% of income-eligible families.

NHSA’s newest resource lays out the scope of Early Head Start’s work, highlighting the importance of expanding these critical services. Download our Early Head Start Facts and Figures and learn more about Early Head Start’s service delivery models, how programs support families’ comprehensive needs, and how the Early Head Start promotes equity.

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