"Early Head Start (EHS) is a federally funded community-based program for low-income families with infants and toddlers, and pregnant women. It's mission is to promote healthy prenatal outcomes for pregnant women, enhance the development of very young children, and promote healthy family functioning. There are approximately 18 programs in the State of Iowa and over 600 nationwide. Community Action of Eastern Iowa provides Early Head Start in Scott County, Iowa, with current enrollment of about 40 children and/or pregnant mothers.
Excerpted from the preschool's website