About Early Head Start -
Child Care Partnership
CCRI’s Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership (EHS-CCP) is a federally-funded program to help low-income families afford high-quality child care with health and mental health services and family supports. Early Head Start is available at participating child care centers and serves infants and toddlers whose families live at or below the poverty level in Mecklenburg County.
You should apply for CCRI's Early Head Start - Child Care Partnership if:
Additionally, we encourage you to apply if:
CCRI's Early Head Start - Child Care Partnership serves infants, toddlers, and two-year-olds of working families with income at or below 100% of the federal poverty level, benefits of these services include:
Priority is given to children who are already receiving child care subsidy and currently enrolled at a CCRI EHS-CCP participating child care center.
Families of children with special needs are also encouraged to apply! Children who are homeless or in foster care are categorically eligible.
Early Head Start -
is the First Step
CCRI'S EHS-CCP serves infants, toddlers, and two-year-olds of working families with income at or below 100% of the Federal poverty level.
Even if your child is eligible for EHS-CCP, service is not guaranteed as there are a limited number of funded spaces. The first step to finding out whether there is space available for your child is to schedule an appointment with CCRI's EHS-CCP Enrollment Specialist to determined of your child and family are eligible.CCRI'S EHS-CCP serves infants, toddlers, and two-year-olds of working families with income at or below 100% of the Federal poverty level.