Head Start offers a comprehensive child development program for low-income preschoolers ages three to five years old. Children in foster care, families at risk and/or in crisis, homeless families, and children with disabilities receive priority for enrollment. Additional selection criteria may be used to determine priority for services. Comprehensive services include providing and linking families with social services, health, mental health, disabilities, and nutrition services. Head Start also has a strong parent involvement component.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
“Pasitos” Early Head Start program is a federally funded, comprehensive program that provides home-based and center-based programs for 120 pregnant women and children ages 0-3 that reside in the zip codes of 90201 and 90280. The program offers services and support in the following areas:
• Health Services
• Nutrition Services
• Parent Involvement
• Mental Health
• Disabilities Services
The “Pasitos” CSPP is a comprehensive program that provides an introductory preschool experience for children ages 3 to 5 (depending on child’s birthday) in the cities of South Gate and Huntington Park. This program utilizes the High Scope curriculum to help children prepare for school. Hands-on experiences and child directed activities are provided in a structured, routine-oriented environment to promote optimal growth and development for the children.