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Early Head Start

Preparing Children & Families for Life


  • Early Head Start is a full-day, full-year program for children ages birth to 3 years and pregnant women
  • Parent programs offered in collaboration with Cal-SAFE Teen Parent Program
  • Children with disabilities are welcomed


  • High quality, nurturing and safe child development centers with staff who are qualified in infant and child development.
  • Comprehensive program that promotes enhanced physical and emotional well-being and strong cognitive skills in infants and toddlers all while fostering stable family relationships.
  • Extensive parent participation and support services offered.


  • FREE for qualifying families
  • Meals are provided


Programs available to families residing in zip codes: 91790, 91791, 91792, 91744, 91748, 91702, 91722, 91723 & 91724 - cities of Azusa, Covina, La Puente, Rowland Heights & West Covina



Center-Based Option

High school completion program for pregnant teens and teen parents ages 12-19 who need child care:

  • Santana High School LIFE Center in La Puente/Rowland Heights - Learn more HERE
Child care for parents who are working and/or attending college or trade school:
  • La Seda center in La Puente
  • Badillo toddler center in downtown Covina 
  • Huffman Children's Center in West Covina - New location!


Home-Based Option

Helping families better understand their child’s stages of development with regular visits to their home with parents being viewed as the child’s first teacher. Options for Learning staff teach parents activities that support their child’s emotional, social and cognitive growth.


Contact Us

Call us to ENROLL (626) 732-0130

FAX (626) 732-0349


Visit Our Office

885 S. Village Oaks Dr. Ste. 11, Covina, CA 91724                                                

Mon – Fri  8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


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Learn more about Early Head Start

Take a look at how we are preparing children and families for life in our 2016-2017 Program Year Annual Report.  Click on the report to learn more...