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Early Head Start

Early Head Start services are provided in three (3) Florida counties:  Martin, Polk, and St. Lucie.  The program provides services to infants and toddlers under age 3, and pregnant women.  ALPI’s Early Head Start program provides intensive comprehensive child development and family support services to low-income children and families.  The Early Head Start program is the product of bipartisan legislation signed into law by President Clinton in May 1994 with the reauthorization of the Head Start Act.

The program is designed to provide services that create an environment that builds upon and responds to the unique strengths and needs of each child and family, including: developmentally appropriate activities for infants and toddlers (both in and out of the home), home visits (especially for families with newborns and other infants), parent involvement (including parent-child activities), comprehensive developmental and health services (including services for women prior to, during and after pregnancy), nutrition, and ongoing support to parents through case management and peer support groups.

Center Locations

St. Lucie County

G. W. Truitt Family Services Center
1814 North 13th Street
Fort Pierce, FL 34950

ALPI Child Development and Family Services Center
198 NW Marion Avenue
Port St. Lucie, FL 34983

Queen Townsend Head Start Center II
2202 Avenue Q
Fort Pierce, FL 34950

Polk County

Frostproof Child Development Center
701 Hopson Road
Frostproof, FL 33843

Martin County

Locations To Be Announced

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