Early Head Start Family Services
The most frequently accessed services were parent education (65 percent) and health education (62 percent). Families also accessed emergency services (24 percent), adult education (17 percent), mental health services (17 percent), housing assistance (16 percent), job training (12 percent), and child abuse and neglect services (11 percent). Early Head Start programs also offered substance abuse prevention or treatment, domestic violence services, marriage education services, English as a Second Language (ESL) services, child support assistance and assistance to families of incarcerated individuals, all of which were accessed by less than 10 percent of families.
For more information about Early Head Start in 2010 and trends from 2002-2010 read Supporting Our Youngest Children: Early Head Start Programs in 2010.