Talbot County Early Head Start

Program Purpose & Goal:

Our Mission is to provide services and support to pregnant women and children birth to 3 years of age by providing education, resources, and opportunities that nurture children, empower parents, and strengthen families so they may become self-sufficient members of their community.

Program Eligibility Criteria:

  • Early Head Start is a federally funded, income based program; most families must meet Federal Poverty income guidelines
  • Must be a resident of Talbot County
  • Be an expectant parent or parenting a child under 3 years of age

Services Offered/Provided:

  • Early Childhood Development program
  • Opportunities for children with disabilities
  • Home Visiting services using the Parents As Teachers Curriculum
  • Adult Education Classes - GED and English for Speakers of other Languages
  • Parenting Education and Parent Support groups
  • Nutrition and Health Education
  • Transportation, meals and snacks​

Service Location:

Talbot County Center for Children and Families 
215 Bay Street Suite 1
Easton, MD  21601
Phone: 410-820-6940

Service Hours:

Center Hours Monday- Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM 
Client Service Hours Monday - Thursday 9:00 AM-3:30 PM

Bilingual (Spanish/English) staff is available to assist families with enrollment and participation in program services

Referral Form

Must be completed in its entirety and returned to 215 Bay Street, Suite 1, Easton, MD or faxed to 410-820-6958
Please submit your referral form by mail to the address above
or by email Talbot.Health@maryland.gov

Additional Websites to visit for more info:

For Additional Program Information please call: 410-820-6940


TCHD'S Early Head Start Program is
A Licensed Child Care Center
Accredited by the Maryland State Department of Education A Judy Center Partner
An Infants and Toddlers Partner A Healthy Families Partner
An Early Childhood Advisory Council Member

Updated 12-2016