Early Head Start (EHS) is a home-based early learning and family centered support program for North Snohomish County families who are pregnant or parenting children birth to three years old. Our program nurtures the parent-child relationship and helps children thrive and develop a life-long love of learning.
The types of services offered at Early Head Start are:
Early Head Start enrolls pregnant women and families who are income-eligible if their total income is less than 100% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines (PDF). Families who are homeless according to the McKinney-Vento Act, receive SNAP/EBT Food Benefits, Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), or have a foster child are also eligible. Families with infants and toddlers with a diagnosed disability or other special needs may still be eligible even if they are over income limits. Please contact us for more information.
Early Head Start provides services in the school districts and surrounding communities of Arlington, Granite Falls, Lake Stevens, Snohomish, Marysville, Sultan-Gold Bar, Stanwood and Darrington.
The mission of Early Head Start is to: