Head Start Programs Pennsylvania Head Start The Children's Hospital Philadelphia

The Children's Hospital Philadelphia, a Head Start Program of Philadelphia, PA

Early Head Start at Children's Hospital of Phila
Philadelphia PA PA
Contact Phone
(215) 590-7270
Early Head Start is a program that gives low-income pregnant women and families the skills they need to enhance their children's growth and development during the first three years of life. The program also provides access to community resources that foster healthy and self-sufficient families and offers enrichment activities for children with disabilities.
Who is Eligible?

Children who are 3 to 5 years old are eligible for Head Start services. Pregnant women and children from birth to 3 years of age are eligible for Early Head Start services. Children and families who are homeless, in foster care, or receive TANF or SSI are also eligible for services. Eligibility is determined by Head Start program staff and some families may be eligible for services if they are determined to be at or below the federal poverty level. Some grantees enroll a percentage of children from families with incomes above the Poverty Guidelines as well.

Families are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply
How to apply for Early Head StartEarly Head Start services are available to pregnant women and families with children under the age of 3. To qualify, you must have a family income at or below the federal poverty guidelines and a permanent residence in identified areas of West Philadelphia.For more information or to find out whether you qualify for Early Head Start at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, call 215-590-7270 or e-mail us at ehsinfo@email.chop.edu.
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