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For Children and Families

KVCAP is dedicated to improving and strengthening the lives and welfare of the children, youth and families of Kennebec and Somerset counties. We offer many different programs through Head Start/Early Head Start partnerships for you and your child(ren) targeted toward a wide variety of needs. Click on the headlines below for more information on specific programs, or on Enrollment Information in the sidebar to complete an enrollment application.

Child Care
(6 weeks to age 5)

We offer full-day, full-year care and services for your infant, toddler and/or preschooler in family child care settings (through our HomeStart program) and our child care centers.  Options are available throughout Northern Kennebec and Somerset Counties with before and after school care also currently available in the Skowhegan area.

Preschool
(ages 3 to 5)

Partnerships between KVCAP, Head Start and local school districts provide the ultimate preschool experience for your pre-k child.  Locations include Albion, Anson, Canaan, Clinton, Fairfield, Hartland, Norridgewock, Skowhegan, Solon and Waterville.

Home Visiting Program
(prenatal to age 5)

KVCAP’s Early Head Start program provides early care and education services for you and your children in your home.  We also now provide information and support to expecting families.

Whole Family Coaching
(families in Kennebec and Somerset counties)

Do you have at least one child in the house under the age of 16 and is at least one adult looking to explore employment or education opportunities?  Whole Family Coaching can help you set and reach goals that are important to your family.