Early Head Start

Norwescap operates Early Head Start programs in Hunterdon, Warren, Morris, and Sussex counties.

To learn more about Early Head Start and get information on enrolling your child, contact the center closest to you!

Early Head Start

Early Head Start promotes early childhood education, health, nutrition, mental health, and social services to families. The program helps eligible pregnant mothers and children ages 0-3 prepare to succeed in school, by promoting their development through services that support early learning, health, and family well-being.

Features include:

To learn more, please call us at the location nearest to you:  

Hunterdon County 

Flemington – 908-824-2525

Morris County 

Denville – 862-244-9837  

Sussex County 

Newton – 973-300-4091

Wantage –973-846-1110

Warren County 

Roseberry – 908-213-6873

Hackettstown – 908-452-5803

Income Eligibility Requirements

Families must fall below 100% of the federal poverty guidelines

Additional Eligibility Requirements

A family can be considered eligible for HS/EHS services if they meet one of the following criteria: 

CriteriaDocumentation Needed for Application
Temporary Kinship Care or Foster Care * Letter from DCPP stating temporary guardianship, OR 
* Court documentation showing temporary guardianship 
Social Security Disability  Award letter from County Department of Human or Social Services 
*Homelessness * Letter from homeless shelter 
* HS/EHS application 
SNAP Award letter County Department of Human or Social Services 

*The McKinney-Vento Act defines homeless children and youth as individuals who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence. This definition also includes: Children and youth who are sharing the housing of other persons due to loss of housing, economic hardship, or a similar reason. 

Other Programs that can provide assistance

Head Start

Head Start promotes early childhood education, health, nutrition, mental health, and social services to children and families.

Child & Family
Resource Services

Child and Family Resource Services (CFRS) empowers families and the community by enhancing the quality and accessibility of early childhood education, and by providing information and resources to community services that support families and providers. Most of our services of free of charge.

Traditions Family
Success Center

Norwescap’s Traditions Family Success Center offers programming and services that help families in Warren County succeed and thrive together.