Implementing Early Head Start Home-Based Option Meets HHS Criteria

Model implementation summary last updated: 2020

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Where to find out more

Administration for Children and Families
Office of Head Start (OHS)
Mary E. Switzer Building
330 C Street, SW, 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20201
Website: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ohs/; http://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/hslc

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Recommended further reading

The following references were sources for the implementation profile or were recommended by the developer for further reading.

Center for Law and Social Policy. (February 2016). Early Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2014. Retrieved June 21, 2018, from https://www.clasp.org/sites/default/files/publications/2017/04/EHS-2014-Fact-Sheet-.pdf.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center. (May 2018). Training and technical assistance centers. Retrieved June 21, 2018, from https://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/about-us/article/training-technical-assistance-centers.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center. (June 2018). Home-Based Option. Retrieved June 21, 2018, from https://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/programs/article/home-based-option.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Head Start. (September 2016). Head Start program performance standards. Retrieved June 21, 2018, from http://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/pdf/hspps-appendix.pdf.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Head Start. (November 2016). Technical assistance. Retrieved June 21, 2018, from https://www.acf.hhs.gov/ohs/assistance.

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