Families Learning Together
Who Can Benefit From Even Start? Even Start is a holistic family literacy program that serves:
What is Even Start? Even Start is an integrated family literacy program which includes:
Early Childhood Classroom
During the parent's Adult Education time, their children will be participating in an onsite Early Childhood program or attending a BCPS elementary school.
Children have fun while learning skills to enhance their development and prepare them for school.
As part of Adult Education, parents will:
Educational Home Visits
A home visitor makes appointments with each family to bring books, games, puzzles, and a variety of family activities to their home. The home visitor also provides parents with age appropriate developmental information about their child. Appropriate reading materials are selected through information the home visitor receives from the Adult Education teacher and the child's teacher.
Parents help each other by giving and getting suggestions.
Parents learn new ways to deal with common parenting concerns.
Family Nights & Field Trips
Family Nights provide an opportunity for families to meet with one another. Family Nights include activities such as storytelling, drama, family games, and live entertainment.
Field trips provide the opportunity for families to take a break, spend quality time together, and share new experiences.
Even Start can help you. . .
Even Start is a free program - To learn more about Even Start and to find a location near you, call (410) 887-2345 or (410) 887-2355.