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Early Head Start


     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 

  • ​​Below 100% of federal poverty guidelines

  • Current proof of income, for 4-weeks

Services provided:​

  • Comprehensive health services

  • Developmental and health screenings

  • Parent education and parent-child activities

  • COR Advantage Learning Assessments


  • 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

  • Below 100% of federal poverty guidelines

    • Current proof of income, for 4-weeks

Expectant Women

Services provided:

  • Advocacy for healthy and nutritious life styles

  • Early and continuing risk assessment

  • Mental health interventions and follow-up

  • Prenatal education & postnatal assistance

  • Assistance with entry of baby into Infant Toddler program (depending on availability of space and income eligibility)

Infants and Toddlers

“In HOPES Early Head Start,

I have received the best attention and services for my son. I thank the HOPES staff for their help and support to my child and for everything they have done to improve my son's development and education. I sincerely recommend HOPES to any parent in need of child care; they have the best staff ever and they care for the children with love.” 

Violeta P. 

Contact Us About Expectant Women and Infant & Toddler programs
Deena Davenport-Beasely
Anais Alicea
Kecia Page

Hoboken, NJ

Anais Alicea
PFCE Supervisor

1-855-OK-HOPES ext 1101​

Plainfield NJ

Deena Davenport Beasley

PFCE Supervisor

1-855-OK-HOPES ext 1701

Somerset, NJ

Kecia Page

PFCE Supervisor

1-855-OK-HOPES ext 1037

Other Early Childhood Services

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