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Early Head Start Home Based FAQ's
(Frequently Asked Questions)
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What do you do on a visit for an expectant mother?
The home visitor assists a mother in understanding the different stages of development as well as. In addition, Head Start also has a strong focus on health, safety and nutrition for the entire family. The home visitor will work with the family to ensure they have all the resources they need.

What do you do on a home visit?
Home visits are scheduled weekly for 1 ˝ hours. Part of the time focuses on parent child interactions and stages of your child’s development. The home base teacher works in partnership with the family to ensure you have what you need to move forward and be successful. This could include assisting with home safety checks, providing information on topics such as breast feeding, income or housing issues, education, and more.

How will my child(ren) learn to get along with other children when in the home Based Program?
A part of our Home Based program includes two monthly center based socialization days. These days provide a chance for parents to come together and for children to play and explore with other children.




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