Early Head Start

Foster and Empower

Early Head Start

Xiente’s Early Head Start (EHS) offers family-centered services for low-income families with infants and toddlers. These initiatives are meticulously designed to foster children’s development and empower parents to fulfill their parenting roles while progressing toward self-sufficiency.

Our Focus

At Xiente, we are committed to laying the groundwork for our students success in both Education and life. By promoting:

  • Physical Growth
  • Cognitive Growth
  • Social Growth
  • Emotional Growth

What we offer

  • Accommodations for Children with Special Needs
  • Formula and Family Style Meals
  • Dual Language Immersion Curriculum (English and Spanish)
  • Exposure of Puerto Rican Culture and Heritage
  • Experienced and Certified Bilingual Staff
  • Extended Hours Upon Request (7:30am – 6:30pm)
  • Health and Wellness Screenings
  • Family Access to Supportive Services Such as Affordable Housing, Case Management and After School Programs

Early Head Start programs mobilize the local community to create an environment rich in resources, fostering a comprehensive and integrated range of services and support for both children and families.


Xiente’s Early Head Start preschool services focus on children between 4 months to 3 years of age and their families. Families eligible for our no-cost Early Head Start services should visit the Federal Head Start Income Guidelines below.



To enroll, please email us or call Xiente’s Children’s Center at (215) 634-2251. To learn about our Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships, contact us at (215) 426-8734 or email earlylearning@xiente.org.

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The Children’s Center

NAEYC Accredited4 Keystone STARS

2011 N Masher Street

Contact: Ana Alvarez (215)634-2251


The Lighthouse Family School

3 Keystone STARS

152 W Lehigh Avenue

Contact:  (215)425-7800