"The goal of Early Head Start is to promote healthy prenatal outcomes, enhance the development of very young children, and to promote healthy family functioning.
Growing mentally, socially, emotionally, and physically through provided activities.
Learning through a variety of opportunities based on individual needs provided in safe, supervised educational settings.
Receiving early health intervention - Children receive health screening that includes, but is not limited to, vision, hearing, speech, lead, a physical examination, and dental examination.
Eating two nutritional meals each day - Head Start places emphasis on the importance of good nutrition through meals provided and nutrition lessons."
Excerpted from the preschool's website