Early Head Start

The Early Head Start Program offers center-based, combination and home based services to our families.  The C-L-M Community Action Agency operates a full day / full year center in Sault Sainte Marie which offers all three options.  Home based options are offered in Chippewa, Luce, and Mackinac Counties.  Centers in St. Ignace and Newberry provide full day / full year center based services.

Services Provided

   * Home visits

   * Development of family/individual goals

   * Parenting classes

   * Access to community services and resources

   * Center-based child care (Sault Ste. Marie, St.Ignace, and Newberry)

   * Volunteer opportunities

   * Nutrition services

   * Immunization information

   * Meals/snacks

   * Parent  workshops

   * Socialization experiences for children and families

Who is eligible?

  • Pregnant women
  • Applicants must meet income guidelines established by the federal government
  • Ten percent of enrollment is reserved for children with a diagnosed disability

Early Head Start will provide early, continuous, intensive, and comprehensive child development and family support services to pregnant women and families with young children under three years of age