Helping Families Ensure Their Children Enter School Ready to Learn

Episcopal Children’s Services (ECS) is looking for private child care owners and directors who are interested in taking on a challenging but rewarding role as an Early Head Start or Head Start Child Care Partner.

Child Care Partners are private child care centers – small, community-based businesses – who take in Early Head Start of Head Start children. Child Care partners take Early Head Start (infants and toddlers) and Head Start (Preschool) children into their centers – generally devoting a classroom or more – and adhere to all of the requirements of the program.

For more information, click here to download our 2023-2024 Childcare Partnership Request for Proposal.

You can also get a copy of the RFP by contacting Heather Shepherd, M.A.Ed., Director of Child Care Partnerships at