Helping Parents Help Their Children
Early Beginnings provides eligible families the information, support, and encouragement they need to help their children develop to their full potential prenatally to Age 3 through home and center based programs.
A variety of services are provided to families including comprehensive screenings, childbirth education, a book and media lending library, preschool transition plans, play to learn group programs, and the Parents as Teachers personal visit program. Parent Educators are certified using the Parents as Teachers Program model and Foundational Curriculum.
A developmental screening is a snapshot of how
your child is doing in the following areas:
Who is Eligible?
Prenatal to children age 3
Children at risk for developmental delay
Qualifying families after development screening
Early Beginnings is a part of the Early Childhood Block Grant funding through the Illinois State Board of Education as a prevention initiative program under the Regional Office of Education #26.