Early Head Start


Prenatal - 3 Years


Center-Based Option


Home-Based Option

About Early Head Start

Eligibility Requirements

Ages Served: Prenatal to 3 years of age
Income Guidelines: 100% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines
Automatic Eligibility: Foster Children, Families Experiencing Homelessness, and Families receiving SNAP, are eligible regardless of income
Geographic Area: Belknap and Merrimack Counties
Program Cost: No cost to eligible families; Child Care for HS and EHS eligible families on a sliding scale fee

Fast Facts
  • Childhood development program that promotes school readiness.
  • Developmentally appropriate for infants and toddlers.
  • Health screenings and nutrition support services are provided.
  • Program offers parent involvement opportunities.
  • Individualized services are offered for children of all abilities.
  • Centers located in Concord and Laconia.
  • Home-Base option available throughout Belknap and Merrimack Counties:
    • supports families in their role as their child's first teacher using strength-based approach
    • assists families in reaching goals in the comfort of their own home
    • provides nutrition, health, and family services information
    • classroom experiences with caregivers present

Please contact Head Start by phone at (603) 225-3295 ext. 1127 or email to HeadStart@capbm.org



Concord Head Start/Early Head Start/Child Care:
67 Old Loudon Road, Concord, NH
Franklin Head Start/Early Head Start:
12 Rowell Drive, Franklin, NH
Laconia Head Start/Early Head Start/Child Care:
121 Belmont Road, Laconia, NH
Pittsfield Early Head Start:
7 Fayette Street Pittsfield, NH 

Home-Based Option:
throughout Belknap and Merrimack Counties

Our Locations

Child Development Centers

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