This infographic for early care educators presents four integral elements of quality teaching and learning: engaging every day interactions with children (the foundation), choosing and implementing a strong curriculum (first pillar), using regular assessment of children's skills (second pillar)...

Author: Administration for Children and Families - Office of Head Start | Format: Website

The Early Head Start Toolkit was designed for Early Head Start programs and staff members. The toolkit contains information on Early Head Start, early childhood development, child health and safety, child nutrition, family and community partnerships and home-based programming.

Author: Administration for Children and Families - Office of Head Start | Format: Website

This Head Start Locator allows parents and caregivers to search for Head Start facilities by location. The results page list of Head Start locations and contact information, along with a map.

Author: Administration for Children and Families - Office of Head Start | Format: Website

Learn more about what types of food your child needs to grow up healthy! On this page you can find sample meals, kitchen activities and advice.

Author: ChooseMyPlate.gov | Format: Website

DC Healthy Families provides free health insurance to eligible children and families in DC. Check out this website to find out if you qualify and to learn about what services are included in the program.

Author: DC Department of Health Care Finance | Format: Website

This is the website for Healthy Families Thriving Communities Council. The Council has five neighborhood Collaboratives available across DC. These collaboratives all provide unique services to families. For example, the East River Family Strengthening Collaborative provides family services such...

Author: Healthy Families Thriving Communities Collaborative | Format: Website

These booklets in English and Spanish teach you important ways to care for your young child. From nutrition and check-ups, to communication and diapers, these booklets are a good resource for parents interested in learning more about how to care for their young children.

Author: U.S. Department of Education | Format: Website

This website describes emergency shelter and housing support available to families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

Author: DC Department of Human Services | Format: Website

These resources from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention provide immunization schedules in easy to read formats for parents and additional schedules and tools for health care providers.

Author: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention | Format: Website

This brochure series explains the benefits of being bilingual, the importance of maintaining home language and the value of becoming fully bilingual. The brochures are available and English and Spanish.

Author: Administration for Children and Families - Office of Head Start | Format: Website