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Research finds that the stresses of family homelessness can affect a child’s well-being: delaying developmental milestones, compromising health and social/emotional regulation, and making it harder for them to enter school ready for the joys of learning. Head Start’s comprehensive services approach addresses each child’s need, whether it’s a doctor or dentist visit, assessing learning delays, or helping parents set bedtime routines in a shelter.
In the devastation from Hurricane Maria, Head Start centers across Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands work to rebuild and restore services in their communities.