Center-Based Early Head Start
All Center-Based Early Head Start locations operate from 7:30am to 3:30pm Monday-Friday.
Who is a center-based eligible family?
- Families with infants/toddlers under age 3
- Teen parents given priority
- Families who meet income/waiver eligibility requirements
- Families with a need (working, in school, etc...)
What does a center-based program offer a family?
- FREE quality child care; children are nurtured as they learn
- Nutritional meals for your child
- Parent meetings
- Child development education
- Support from a nurse and School Community Worker (home visits, resource referrals, goal planning, etc.)
- Mental Health services
- Services to special needs children
- Assistance with transition to preschool
Center-based Early Head Start locations:
Encina Infant Toddler Center-1400 Bell Street, Sacramento
General Davie Toddler Center- 1500 Dom Way, Sacramento
Fair Oaks Infant Toddler Center- 10700 Fair Oaks Boulevard, Fair Oaks
Marvin Marshall Toddler Center- 5309 Kenneth Avenue, Carmichael
San Juan Infant Toddler Center- 7551 Greenback Lane, Citrus HeightsTo register a child in the Center-Based Early Head Start program, please call: 979-8760 or visit the registration office
on the Marvin Marshall campus at 5309 Kenneth Avenue in Carmichael.
2018-19 Center Closed for Staff Training/Home Visits/Holidays:
**Staff meetings and professional development days are held every 2nd & 4th Friday and sites will be closed.
August 13th-15th All Centers Closed for Home Visits
September 14th all centers
October 5th & 8th closed for 10 month classes only (Marvin Marshall/ General Davie)
October 12th all centers
November 9th-12th & 19th-23rd all centers
December 14th all centers
December 24th- January 4th all centers
January 21st all centers
February 8th & 18th-22nd all centers
March 8th all centers
March 22nd closed for 10 month classes only (Marvin Marshall /General Davie)
April 15th- 19th all centers
May 10th & 27th all centers
June 12th for all centers
July 3rd-5th for 12 month centers only (Encina/Fair Oaks/San Juan)Marvin Marshall and General Davie are closed for the summer.Home Visits will be scheduled at these two sites during the summer months.