Early Care & Education
Services for Young Children and Their Parents
There are over 76,000 young children living in Montgomery County. Early Care and
Education (ECE) refers to a full range of programs that provide care, education
and support to these children from birth to age 5.
These programs promote school readiness, nurture healthy development and strengthen
families. Services include child care, local Infants and Toddlers Programs, Early
Head Start/Head Start, Family Support Centers, home visiting services, early literacy
programs, and health and mental health services.
Advisor: Carol Walsh, Montgomery County Collaboration Council