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.
- Free, full-day infant and toddler programs
- Home visiting program options
- Highly qualified, caring, supportive staff
- Health professionals offering guidance to parents regarding the health needs of their children
- Inclusive educational services for children with disabilities
- Parenting classes and supports
- Family advocacy
- Opportunities for parent participation in program planning
- Developmental screenings and assessments
- Developmentally appropriate infant and toddler curriculum
- Free daily nutritional breakfast, lunch and snack for children enrolled in center-based programs
To learn more, please call us at the location nearest to you:
Flemington – 908-824-2525
Denville – 862-244-9837
Newton – 973-300-4091
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:
|Criteria||Documentation 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 promotes early childhood education, health, nutrition, mental health, and social services to children and families.
Child & Family
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.
Norwescap’s Traditions Family Success Center offers programming and services that help families in Warren County succeed and thrive together.