In collaboration with our community partners, Family Services provides Forsyth County’s young children and their families educational, health, nutrition and social services that enhance each child’s readiness for school.
Since 1965, Family Services been the local provider of the national Head Start program for children from ages 3 to 5 years. In fall 2015, we launched the first Early Head Start program in Forsyth County for children from infancy through 3 years old.
Children who complete our programs have better problem-solving and social skills and greater self-confidence. They enter school eager to learn and better prepared to succeed.
Early Childhood Education
Children develop social and motor skills; language and literacy skills; math and science; creative arts and self-help skills.
Healthy meals and snacks are provided meet your child’s nutritional needs and support healthy development.
Physical & Emotional Health
Exercise and periodic health screenings are provided to ensure each child is physically and mentally prepared to learn. Various activities are provided to foster self-esteem. Families have access to prevention and intervention services, if needed, to address challenging behaviors and mental health concerns.