What is Head Start/Early Head Start?
Early Head Start and Head Start are federally funded programs with family and health services. EES serves 107 children and pregnant women in EHS. We have five infant/toddler classrooms serving thirty-nine children in total. The Birge Nest programs are full day/full year slots. The Infant/Toddler program at the Brattleboro Union High School is a school year program. Breakfast and lunch are served each day. Centers open at 7:30 AM and close at 4:20 PM. We also have sixty-eight slots to serve children and/or pregnant moms in their homes.
Head Start provides services to children 3-5 years of age, including children with disabilities. the services are designed to meet a child's developmental needs. Children attend Monday through Friday. We provide full day/full year programs as well as half day programming to meet a family's need. Breakfast and lunch are included in both programs. Half day programs end at 12:30 while full day programs are open until 4:30 each day.
Our classrooms are located at:
|Canal Street HS||Brattleboro||Canal Street||254-3734|
|Birge Nest HS||Brattleboro||Birge Street||254-3742|
|Putney HS||Putney||Putney Elem. School||387-5521|
|Westminster HS||Westminster||Buck Drive||722-9813|
|West Bee Nursery School||Brattleboro||Western Ave||257-7155|
|Brattleboro Nursery School||Brattleboro||Putney Road||257-7281|
|Birge Nests EHS||Brattleboro||Birge Street||254-3742|
EHS and HS provide health and nutrition information, resources and referrals for families, and parent education. There is limited transportation in the Brattleboro and Westminster areas.