Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Early Head Start

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Philadelphia; University City

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General Information
Description of ServiceProvides early child development services to low income pregnant families and/or have children under the age of three. Services include developmental screenings and assessments, weekly home visits, monthly socialization groups, community resources and maternity support services.

Services for children:
- Weekly home visits with hands-on child development activities
- Parent-child focused socialization's
- Inclusive environment for infants and toddlers with disabilities
- Childcare center

Services for families
- Prenatal education, support and referrals
- Health and nutrition education, support and referrals
- Behavioral health and wellness education and support
- Support for families with children with disabilities
- Various events, activities and volunteer opportunities
Geographical AreaCounties: Philadelphia; States: PA; Countries: USA
Intake ProcedureContact the office to complete review program objectives and an eligibility screening; if eligible, intake application appointment scheduled in home.
Documents RequiredIf applicable,
Proof income required*
Proof of address*
Birth Certificate*
*unless covered by The McKinney–Vento Homeless Assistance Act
Helpful TipsParents/Guardians enrolling their child in the home based option must participate in weekly home visits last ninety minutes per enrolled child. Children enrolled in the center based option will receive at least two visits per year.
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
EligibilityMust be pregnant or have a child under three years old.Must reside in the West Philadelphia area (zip codes 19104 or 19104).Meet federal poverty guidelines.
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsNot Available
Hours of Operation Mondays thru Fridays 9A-5:30pm (evening appointments available)
Contact Information
Contact's Name Donna Bibbs
Contact's Position Director
Contact's Phone 267-425-9934
Contact's Email
Physical Site Address 1 34th Street & Civic Center Boulevard
Physical Site Address 2 Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Karabots’ Pediatric Care Center
Physical Site City, State, Zip Philadelphia, PA 19139
Main Phone 267-425-9900
Fax 267-425-9901
Service Location Email
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Affiliated Program: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Philadelphia; University City
This Service: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Early Head Start
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Head Start (HD-1800.3000)