All programs

Options for Learning - Programs at a Glance

INFANT CARE
Early Head Start
Full-day/full-year infant center and home-based
Birth to 3 years and pregnant women
Extensive family support and involvement
FREE to low-income and qualifying families
Federal funding

SCHOOL AGE
Enrichment Program
After-school program
Grades 1-8
On school sites
FREE program, regardless of income
State funding

Surround Care
Before- and after-school/full-year program
Ages 4.9-12 years
On school sites
FREE, low-cost and full-pay options
State funding

PRESCHOOL
Full-day Preschool
Full-day/full-year preschool
Ages 3-4 years; 2-year-olds in Whittier
FREE, low-cost and full-pay options
FREE to low-income and qualifying families
Federal and state funding

Head Start Pasadena
Head Start South El Monte
Half-day, full-day and home-based preschool program
Ages 3-4 years
Extensive family support and involvement
FREE to low-income families
Federal funding

State Preschool
Half-day/10-month preschool program
Ages 3-4 years
FREE to low-income families
State funding

SUPPORT SERVICES FOR PARENTS AND PROVIDERS
Child Care Services
FREE child care referrals to parents regardless of income
Help paying for child care (for low-income and CalWORKs families)
Food and nutrition program for licensed family child care providers
Support and training for child care professionals
Federal funding