Higher Horizons Head Start & Early Head Start

Higher Horizons Head Start & Early Head Start Providing quality Head Start & Early Head Start services to expectant parents, infants/toddlers and preschoolers.

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07/19/2021

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Never leave a child unattended in a car, no matter how short the stop or what the weather is, even if the windows are cracked.

Learn more here: https://buff.ly/2Cyr7Q5

#LookBeforeYouLock #HeatStrokeKills

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07/15/2021

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Starting kindergarten can be scary and exciting for both you and your child. Find practical guides, information on special topics, and relevant research on the kindergarten transition: https://buff.ly/369Dg97

06/23/2021

Child Tax Credit Awareness Day

In case you missed it, the White House declared this past Monday Child Tax Credit Awareness Day—ahead of the first round of monthly payments.

There’s money on the table for Head Start families — $3,600 for children under six, to be exact.

Starting July 15, millions of U.S. households will begin receiving the expanded federal benefit included in President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan. The American Rescue Plan increased the Child Tax Credit to a record high, providing monthly payments of $300 per child under age 6 and $250 per child aged 6-17 to qualifying families.

Spread the word to Head Start families
If a family filed taxes for 2019 or 2020 or signed up to receive a stimulus check from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), they will begin receiving this tax relief automatically.

If families did not earn enough income to be required to file taxes (under $24,800 for a couple, $18,650 for a head of household, or under $12,400 for a single filer) they must sign up for the Child Tax Credit through the IRS non-filer Sign-up Tool.

Día de Concientización sobre el Crédito Tributario por Hijos

En caso de que se lo haya perdido, la Casa Blanca declaró el lunes pasado el Día de Concientización sobre el Crédito Tributario por Hijos, antes de la primera ronda de pagos mensuales.
Hay dinero sobre la mesa para las familias de Head Start: $ 3,600 para niños menores de seis años, para ser exactos.
A partir del 15 de julio, millones de hogares estadounidenses comenzarán a recibir el beneficio federal ampliado incluido en el Plan de Rescate Estadounidense de $ 1.9 billones del presidente Joe Biden. El Plan de Rescate Estadounidense aumentó el Crédito Tributario por Hijos a un nivel récord, proporcionando pagos mensuales de $ 300 por niño menor de 6 años y $ 250 por niño de 6 a 17 años para las familias que califiquen.

Haga correr la voz a las familias de Head Start
Si una familia presentó impuestos para 2019 o 2020 o se inscribió para recibir un cheque de estímulo del Servicio de Impuestos Internos (IRS), comenzará a recibir esta desgravación fiscal automáticamente.

Si las familias no obtuvieron suficientes ingresos para que se les requiera declarar impuestos (menos de $ 24,800 para una pareja, $ 18,650 para un jefe de familia o menos de $ 12,400 para un solo contribuyente), deben registrarse para el Crédito Tributario por Hijos a través del no contribuyente del IRS. Herramienta de registro.

06/22/2021

Starting on July 15th and through the rest of the calendar year, eligible families will receive monthly payments (via direct deposit for 80% of families and through the mail for families who don’t use direct deposit) of $250 for each child between ages 6 and 17 and $300 for each child under age 6.

Families that did not file a 2020 tax return can use this simple online tool to enroll to receive the CTC: https://buff.ly/3gn04Ip

Learn more about the CTC: childtaxcredit.gov

#CTCAwarenessDay #ChildTaxCredit

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06/17/2021

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June is National Safety Month. Families can put together first aid kits for their home and car so that they’re always prepared.

Learn more: https://buff.ly/2KxhKjB

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06/17/2021

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Brighter and better days are ahead for our Head Start community. All #HeadStart programs are moving toward providing in-person services, as local health conditions allow.

Get more information here: https://buff.ly/2RQZn0C

#HeadStartForward

05/28/2021
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05/18/2021

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Over the past 56 years, Head Start has grown from an eight-week summer session to a comprehensive program stretching all 50 states and territories. Join us today in celebrating Head Start's 56th birthday!

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#56YearsOfHeadStart #HappyBdayHeadStart

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05/08/2021

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Happy early #MothersDay to all of the Head Start moms out there!

05/06/2021
Celebrating our Teachers at Higher Horizons. Happy Teacher Appreciation Week to all of our Teachers.
05/03/2021

Celebrating our Teachers at Higher Horizons. Happy Teacher Appreciation Week to all of our Teachers.

Celebrating our Teachers at Higher Horizons. Happy Teacher Appreciation Week to all of our Teachers.

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!
05/03/2021

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

Thank a Teacher!
05/03/2021

Thank a Teacher!

Thank a Teacher!

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04/26/2021

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The move from an early learning program to kindergarten is a major transition for children and families! Check out this list of virtual and in-person activities that support kindergarten transitions.

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Opening Day! Welcome Back!
04/19/2021

Opening Day! Welcome Back!

Opening Day! Welcome Back!

We are ready!
04/19/2021

We are ready!

We are ready!

04/09/2021
We will be back April 19th and everyone is getting ready!
04/09/2021

We will be back April 19th and everyone is getting ready!

We will be back April 19th and everyone is getting ready!

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04/06/2021

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It’s best to start preparing for your child's move into kindergarten several months before their first day. Discover activities families can do on their own to help their child through the transition: https://buff.ly/2tmsqMZ

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04/06/2021

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Strong communities support families before they reach a crisis. Share these resources to help members of your community adopt a prevention approach that keeps children safe and thriving. https://buff.ly/2Nhd4mZ

#ChildAbusePreventionMonth

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03/17/2021

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Grocery shopping while hungry may lead to selecting unhealthy foods and buying foods you may not need. Have a healthy snack, like a piece of fruit, before heading off to the store to buy groceries. This will help keep food costs down! More health tips for families here: https://buff.ly/2laoTNL #SmallBites #NationalNutritionMonth

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03/16/2021

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It’s World Social Work Day! Take time to thank a social worker today. We appreciate all of the amazing social workers across the country for the work you do to support children and families.

#NationalSocialWorkMonth

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03/10/2021

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Home safety can be a prime concern for families with young children during the COVID-19 pandemic. Find tips and tools to prevent injuries to kids at home: https://buff.ly/3e1GZuX

03/09/2021

¡El libro digital sobre recetas saludables para niños ya está en el ECLK! Encontrarás refrigerios deliciosos con lácteos, frutas y verduras, que son bajos en grasa, altos en fibra y si azúcar añadido. Inspírate y apoya el desarrollo sano de los niño: http://bit.ly/3pzlIun

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03/02/2021

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Happy Read Across America Day! Books provide a great opportunity for back-and-forth interactions with children.

Explore additional benefits of reading to young children: https://buff.ly/2Yfs4GG

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02/09/2021

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Frequent hand-washing is one of the most important things you can do to stay healthy, especially in a pandemic. Find additional information on how to reduce the spread of COVID-19: https://buff.ly/3kmAenO

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02/09/2021

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Head Start owes its birth and early development to the determination and tenacity of the Civil Rights Movement.

This Black History month, follow our blogs as we reflect on Head Start's history and celebrate the Black leaders who define it: natlheadstart.medium.com/black-history-month-a-reflection-on-head-start-history-4c273d391c42

02/09/2021

¿La pasta de dientes que usa tu hijo tiene flúor? Aprende por qué usar flúor es una de las formas más seguras y mejores de prevenir la caries dental: http://bit.ly/3iMPvyb

02/03/2021
02/03/2021
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01/27/2021

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01/19/2021

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Vaccines help provide immunity before children are exposed to potentially life-threatening diseases. Find information on how to protect your child’s health: https://buff.ly/312eFyD

01/12/2021
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12/22/2020

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Parents and children across the country are experiencing increased stress due to the pandemic.

Discover more strategies on how to talk to kids about COVID-19: https://buff.ly/3qBSyN0

#HeadStartHeals

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5920 Summers Ln
Falls Church, VA
22041

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Higher Horizons Head Start

Higher Horizons Head Start, a private, non-profit organization established in 1963, is a delegate agency of the Fairfax Office for Children. In December 2009, Higher Horizons Day Care Center became a grantee for Early Head Start and was awarded funding through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The agency serves 300 low-income children and families in the Bailey’s Crossroads and Falls Church communities of Fairfax County, Virginia in a fully integrated system of services. Higher Horizons is licensed by the Virginia State Department of Social Services. We serve expectant parents, infants, toddlers, preschoolers and their families. We have highly qualified, caring staff members who receive on-going training and education. Higher Horizons believes parent and community involvement are the key elements needed to build a quality early childhood program. We are committed to delivering services with pride and excellence.

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