Early Head Start National Resource Center

Address: 1255 23rd Street, NW, Suite 350
Washington, DC 20037
Phone: (202) 638-1144 Fax: (202) 6380851 Website: http://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/hslc/tta-system/ehsnrc

Early Head Start (EHS), a federally funded community-based program for low-income pregnant women and
families with infants and toddlers up to age 3, has 1,027 programs which provide EHS child development and
family support services
in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands and
served over 147,000 children under the age of three for fiscal year 20111.

Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT) by State –  The Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment (EPSDT) service is Medicaid's comprehensive and preventive child health program for individuals under the age of 21. EPSDT has two purposes: to assure health care resources are available and accessible, and to help Medicaid recipients and their caregivers use these resources. Health care professionals who work with children in Head Start, child care organizations, and clinics may access their state's EPSDT schedule to ensure children's health needs are met.
Click Here to locate EPSDT information in your area

Cick HERE to learn how to enroll your child in an Early Head Start Program in your area

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