Pinal Gila Community Child Services, Inc.

Early Head Start

Early Head Start is a federally funded, community based program that serves pregnant women, infants and toddlers. Low-income families, Children in Foster Care, Families receiving TANF assistance and Families whose child has a disability are eligible. Home Base services are provided in Apache Junction and the Hayden / Winkelman area. Center Base services are provided in the Miami/Globe area. Early Head Start staff are trained professionals who will provide information and skills to support each child’s development, health services, and family sufficiency.

To enroll a child in Early Head Start, please call 888-723-7321.

  • Promote healthy pregnancies by educating mothers on the importance of good prenatal care.
  • Promote parent involvement and education in the growth and development of very young children.
  • Assist families with obtaining appropriate health, nutrition, and social services for all family members.
  • Increase community understanding of the importance of growth and development from prenatal through three years of age.
Other Programs

Reading is Fundamental
America Reads
Youth Initiative

Susan Fender, Community Development Director
Carla Ramsey, EHS Coordinator

For more information about this program, please contact the Birth to Three Program Manager at 520-723-1216