Meeting Street Early Head Start Benefits Young Children and Families
Meeting Street's goal is to support parents' efforts to fulfill their parental roles, and move families toward self-sufficiency. Meeting Street serves 72 eligible young children (birth to age 3) and their families in Providence, RI and 36 children in New Bedford, MA, through our Early Head Start program. Our Program begins before birth with pregnant women to ensure they have access to comprehensive prenatal and postpartum care.
Early Head Start Mission
- Promote healthy prenatal outcomes for pregnant women
- Enhance the development of very young children
- Promote healthy family functioning - working together with the family
- School Readiness - ensuring children enter Kindergarten ready to learn