Discovery Station Child Development Center EHS Family Services, Inc.

640 E Diamond Ave
Gaithersburg, MD - 20877

(240) 683-5621

To participate in Early Head Start you must live in upper Montgomery County and be income eligible. You must also have at least one child younger than 27 months or be expecting a child. To learn more about the Early Head Start program at Family Services, Inc. call 301-840-3272 or email

Head Start programs support children as cited on the Office of the Administration for Children and Families website (
Early learning: Children's readiness for school and beyond is fostered through individualized learning experiences. Through relationships with adults, play, and planned and spontaneous instruction, children grow in many aspects of development. Children progress in social skills and emotional well-being, along with language and literacy learning, and concept development
Health: Each child's perceptual, motor, and physical development is supported to permit them to fully explore and function in their environment. All children receive health and development screenings, nutritious meals, oral health and mental health support. Programs connect families with medical, dental, and mental health services to ensure that children are receiving the services they need.
Family well-being: Parents and families are supported in achieving their own goals, such as housing stability, continued education, and financial security. Programs support and strengthen parent-child relationships and engage families around children's learning and development.

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