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"FREE" Early Head Start

“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically.Intelligence plus character that is the goal of true education.”
–Martin Luther King, Jr.


Early Head Start provides you and your child with FREE high quality care that promotes healthy social, physical, and mental development, while Family Advocates work with you to achieve personal goals. 

Eligibility requirements include:

  • Live in Philadelphia

  • 0-3 years old

  • Within low-income guidelines/eligible for public assistance

  • Children experiencing homelessness, children in foster care, and children with disabilities covered under IDEA are eligible


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