Early Head Start

Early Head Start (EHS) provides FREE services to pregnant women, infants, and toddlers who meet the following requirements:

  • Income at or below the federal poverty guidelines,
  • Family resides within the USD 383 zoning boundaries OR Head Start Services area (Riley County).

Families with children in the following situations are encouraged to apply:

  • Children with disabilities
  • Homeless
  • Foster care
  • Receiving TANF or SSI

Families enrolled in EHS receive:

  • Weekly home visits with a Family Education Partner
  • Activities designed to assist them with meeting the growth and development needs of their child
  • Development screenings to assess their child's overall development
  • Assistance with setting and reaching goals for their child and family
  • Opportunities to participate in family activities and socialization experiences

You can call 785-587-2045 to start the application process.