Early Childhood

HDC’s Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Program

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HDC’s Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Program has been extended for another five years. EHS-CCP provides free, high quality and comprehensive Early Head Start center-based child development services for more than 200 children from birth to three and their families. HDC works with community childcare agencies to educate children, and support families while also providing training, technical assistance, and resources to partner agencies and their staff. More information about the program can be found at the website for EHS-CCP.

NOEEN City Seats Evaluation

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HDC has completed its evaluation study of New Orleans Early Education Network (NOEEN) City Seats Program. The Mayor of New Orleans and the New Orleans City Council allocated $750,00 for the creation of 50 new seats in quality childcare centers across the city. This program, administered by NOEEN and called City Seats, integrates comprehensive services and resources into traditional childcare settings. A summary of the 2018-2019 evaluation can be found here.