Program Options


Early Head Start (Center-Based)

This center-based program (offered at Holland Day Care) is for children whose parents are working, attending job training or going to school. The first portion of the day is funded through Head Start. The family is responsible for payment of the second portion of the day, but may utilize services such as DHS for tuition assistance. This program is full day, year round, Monday through Friday for low-income families (according to federal guidelines or special needs) with children ages 6 weeks to 3 years.

Early Head Start (Home-Based)
Weekly visits (lasting approximately 1.5 hours) in your home will focus on: Enjoying your role as a parent, developing skills necessary to enhance your child’s development, day to day concerns, and providing you with parenting information and support on behavior management. Socializations are also held twice per month for fun educational activities for the enrolled child and their family. This program is year-round and is free for low-income families (according to federal guidelines or special needs) for pregnant women and children ages 0-3 years.

Head Start Wraparound
This center-based program (offered at Holland Day Care) is for children whose parents are working, attending job training or going to school. The first portion of the day is funded through Head Start. The family is responsible for payment of the second portion of the day, but may utilize services such as DHS for tuition assistance. This program is full day, year round, Monday through Friday for low-income families (according to federal guidelines or special needs) with children ages 3 to 5 years.

Half-Day Head Start (Center-Based)
This half-day program is offered at our Maplewood, Rose Park, Coopersville, and Grand Haven sites. Bussing transportation is offered for families who live on the designated bus routes. The half-day classes (AM and PM) last 3.5 hours each, Monday-Thursday during the school-year. This program option is free for low-income families (according to federal guidelines or special needs) with children ages 3 to 5 years.

7-Hour Head Start (Center-Based)
This program option is offered at our Maplewood, Rose Park and Hudsonville sites. Classes run Monday-Thursday during the school year (times may vary by center). Limited bussing transportation is offered for families who live on the designated bus routes. This program is free for low-income families (according to federal guidelines or special needs) with children ages 3 to 5 years.

Child Care Services
Child Care services are offered at the Holland Day Care (Hope) site for children ages 6 weeks – 5 years. DHS payments are accepted as well as a sliding fee scale based on income. This program is full day (minimum of 6 hours) Monday-Friday, year-round.