Early Head Start (EHS)
Early Head Start (EHS) programs serve infants and toddlers under the age of 3, and pregnant women. EHS programs provide intensive comprehensive child development and family support services to low-income infants and toddlers and their families, and to pregnant women and their families.
Locations: Casper, Crook/Weston, Douglas, Glenrock, Guernsey, Cheyenne, Lusk, Torrington, Wheatland
Head Start (HS)
Head Start programs promote the school readiness of for eligible families. Head Start programs also engage parents or other key family members in positive relationships, with a focus on family wellbeing. Parents participate in leadership roles, including having a say in program operations.
Locations: Casper, Cheyenne, Douglas, Gillette, Glenrock, Guernsey, Lusk, Torrington, Wheatland
PeeWee Academy is a paid early childhood program for children ages 0-3 that focuses on early developmental processes that prepare the child for preschool.
Lcoations: Guernsey, Torrington
Preschool education is important and beneficial for any child attending nursery school because it gives the child a head start through social interactions. Through cognitive, psychosocial and physical development-based learning a child in preschool will learn about their environment and how to verbally communicate with others. Children who attend Preschool learn how the world around them works through play and communication.
Locations: Douglas, Gillette, Guernsey, Lusk, Torrington
Developmental Preschool (TANF)
This program provides families with flexibility in operating programs designed to help families with children achieve economic self-sufficiency.
Locations: Douglas, Gillette, Wheatland
Developmental Disabilities (DD)
Developmental disabilities are a group of conditions due to an impairment in physical, learning, language, or behavior areas. These conditions begin during the developmental period, may impact day-to-day functioning, and usually last throughout a person’s lifetime.
Letter to parents: Enlgish, Spanish
Locations: Douglas, Glenrock, Guernsey, Lusk, Torrington, Wheatland