Catholic Charities Westside Head Start provides comprehensive early childhood education through a holistic approach by working with the whole family. Our programs emphasize pre-reading, language, math, cognitive skills, health, and social and emotional competence to prepare disadvantaged children for school and to maximize their potential for a bright future.
Early Head Start provides low-income teen parents of infants and toddlers with programs that emphasize parenting skills and early childhood development, while Head Start offers a comprehensive pre-school enrichment for children of low-income families, ages 3 to 5. Home Base services are an option for families when parents prefer the parent-as-teacher model, have transportation obstacles, or want to receive services promptly in light of a long waitlist for classroom based services
Our qualified, trained staff works with parents and families in their homes and in more than 50 classrooms throughout western Maricopa County. Our programs are free.
To learn more about programs in your area, please contact:
Avondale & El Mirage: Lisa Acuna
Buckeye, Palo Verde,Peoria, Tolleson, Tonopah & Union: Monica Talavera
Glendale: Shannon Figueroa
Early Head Start
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