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Early Head Start

A proven way to prepare your child for the academic environment.

 

High-quality care for infants and toddlers.

Youth Policy Institute’s Early Head Start (EHS) program  provides early, continuous, intensive, and comprehensive child development and family support services to low-income infants and toddlers and their families.

 

NOW ENROLLING

YPI’s Early Head Start is currently accepting applications for the 2017–’18 program year. Upon completion of two new facilities in Hollywood, EHS will provide a full eight-hour early childhood education program to 89 infants and toddlers (from six weeks to two and a half years of age), totaling 236 days of programming over the course of the year.

 

Families and their children enrolled in our program will receive quality comprehensive services in education, nutrition, physical and mental health, including added support to children with suspected or identified disabilities. We’ll also connect your family to other resources in the community and engagement opportunities that support school readiness.

 

If you are interested in enrolling your child for Early Head Start, please follow the application links below or email Anahi Lopez at anahi.lopez@ypiusa.org to schedule an appointment to complete an application with our team.

 


EHS Application for Services
(English)

 
EHS Application for Services
(Spanish)

 

 

THE GOALS OF EARLY HEAD START

  • To provide safe and developmentally enriching caregiving which promotes the physical, cognitive, social and emotional development of infants and toddlers, and prepares them for future growth and development;

  • To support parents, both mothers and fathers, in their role as primary caregivers and teachers of their children, and families in meeting personal goals and achieving self sufficiency across a wide variety of domains;

  • To mobilize communities to provide the resources and environment necessary to ensure a comprehensive, integrated array of services and support for families;

  • To ensure the provision of high quality responsive services to family through the development of trained, and caring staff.  

COMPREHENSIVE SERVICES PROVIDED

  • School readiness

  • Health and nutrition

  • Mental health and disabilities referrals

  • Family services

  • Parent, family and community engagement

 

ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE

  • Age verification record

  • Income eligibility

  • Address verification

  • Proof of employment/unemployment

  • Proof of enrollment in a vocational/educational program

  • Families receiving TANF, SSI, CalWORKS, and/or homeless automatically qualify

*Children 0-3 for qualifying families. Children with special needs welcome!

 

SERVING ZIP CODES

  • 90004 | 90027 | 90028 | 90029 | 90031 | 90032 | 90038 | 90065

  

EARLY HEAD START CENTERS

YPI EHS VINE CENTER

1147 Vine Street

Los Angeles, CA 90038

YPI EHS WESTERN CENTER

1014 Western Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90029

 

CONTACT

Aissa Zapata 

azapata@ypiusa.org

 

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