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.


  • 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

To enroll a child in Early Head Start, please call

(888) 723-7321

For more information, please call

(520) 316-4537

Pre Application Form
Formulario de Pre-solicitud