• Release Date: Friday, December 2, 2016


    (Newark, Del.) During the month of November, New Castle County Head Start, Inc. (NCCHS) hosts annual Safety Fairs in memory of former NCCHS students, Elijah and Alyssa Rivera Kupchinski, who were tragically killed in a car accident on May 25, 2011. The fairs offer educational activities for both parents and students about car safety. 

    Head Start students perform a number of safety-themed songs to parents, create crafts including car seat belts, helmets, traffic lights and stop signs, and visit with safety character Buckle Bear. Parents hear a...

  • Release Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2016

    (Newark, Del.) Beginning September 2016, New Castle County Head Start, Inc. (NCCHS) offers Early Head Start services for pregnant women and children birth to 3 years from income eligible families. The new program, funded by a grant from the Federal Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, provides weekly child-focused home visits by NCCHS staff to promote the parents' ability to support the child's physical, cognitive, social and emotional development. In addition, NCCHS offers frequent socialization opportunities for...