Enrolling Children Ages 0-5
City of Phoenix Birth to Five Program provides free
comprehensive early childhood development and family support services to
income eligible families with children ages 0-5 and at risk pregnant women.
The program has an emphasis on promoting school readiness through early
learning opportunities that promote strong child outcomes in the areas of
social and emotional development, language, cognitive, early reading, science,
math, and physical development.
EARLY HEAD START HOME-BASED
This option provides services in the home environment for pregnant women and families with children under the age of 3. Families commit to weekly home visits and monthly play groups.
EARLY HEAD START CHILD CARE PARTNERSHIPS
This option provides services to children under the age of 3 in a Department of Economic Security contracted child care center. It requires parents to be working and/or attending school full-time.
HEAD START CENTER-BASED PRESCHOOL
This option provides services in a classroom setting for
families with children 4 years old by September 1. Some sites accept children age 3 by September 1.