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Early Head Start

Locations:

     Home Visits and/or Group Meetings 

  • St. Ann's - 619 Jefferson Street, Hoboken, NJ

  • Park Ave - 322 Park Avenue, Plainfield, NJ

  • Early Childhood and Family Services Center - 1201 East 7th Street Plainfield, NJ 

  • Child Development Center - 1101 South Avenue, Plainfield, NJ 

  • Belmont Center - 113 Belmont Drive, Somerset, NJ

  • Hamilton Center - 900 Hamilton Street Somerset, NJ 

 Eligibility:
  • ​​Below 100% of federal poverty guidelines

  • Current proof of income, for 4-weeks

  • Use the calculator to determine if you are eligible (below 100% FPG), Eligibility Calculator (opens a new tab)

  1. select NJ 

  2. select family size*

  3. type in annual income

*If your family size is more than 5, contact HOPES to determine eligibility. 

Services provided:​

  • Comprehensive health services

  • Developmental and health screenings

  • Parent education and parent-child activities

  • COR Advantage Learning Assessments

Center-Based:

  • Infant and Toddler High Scope Curriculum

  • Classroom setting

  • Nutritious meals

Home Based:

  • Partners for a Healthy Baby Curriculum

  • Weekly home visits

  • Biweekly socialization activities in Plainfield and Somerset

 Eligibility:
  • Below 100% of federal poverty guidelines

    • Current proof of income, for 4-weeks

    • Use the calculator to determine if you are eligible (below 100% FPG), Eligibility Calculator (opens a new tab)

    1. select NJ 

    2. select family size*

    3. type in annual income

*If your fa