Early Head Start Program

Early Head Start provides high-quality early childhood education services to babies, toddlers, expectant parents, and their families.

We offer the following Early Head Start program model

    • Early Head Start (Birth to 3) - home based
    • Early Head Start (2 year old) - classroom

Early Head Start Center location:
    • Brawners Center: 6655 Weaver Street, Indian Head, MD 20640    |   301-375-6157

Head Start Corporate Office and Contacts:
    • Joseph W. Forbes Bldg:    Old Leonardtown Rd, Hughesville, MD 20637    |   301-274-4474

Early Head Start hallmarks:

    • Provides prenatal services to enhance development of infants and toddlers
    • Provides services at an early age, which has a significant impact on a child’s growth and development
    • Allows parents to get involved with in their child’s development
    • Offers home-based and center-based program options
    • Provides nutrition, medical and dental care
    • Ensures social and emotional engagement

SMTCCAC Early Head Start was started in 2018 to meet the need of families with limited incomes, including expectant parents, infants, and toddlers up to age 3. Early Head Start was innovated out of the Head Start program to provide new families with needed medical, mental health, nutrition, and education services. Early Head Start helps makes sure that ALL children in our community have the opportunity to get the consistent, nurturing relationships and reliable routines that put them on the pathway to success.