Head Start / Early Head Start

The Early Head Start Child Care Partnership program is celebrating the start of its seventh year partnering with local childcare providers in Erie and Niagara County. The EHS-CC Partnership grant supports partnerships between EHS programs and local child care centers and family child care providers serving infants and toddlers from families with low incomes.  The...

Head Start Families Learn About Emotional Health This Month Our CAO Head Start program sponsored a month-long agenda in May, filled with activities for children, families, and staff, to support a focus on emotional wellness. The Disabilities/Mental Health team has focused over the past three years to bring a strong understanding to families and staff of...

CAO Stories: Meet Makkiya Albanna, Principal of McKinley Head Start Propelling forward from volunteer to principal  [video width="1920" height="1080" mp4="https://caowny.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/makkiya.mp4"][/video] From the very beginning of her relationship with Head Start, Makkiya Albanna was ready to get involved. When her children started school at Head Start, she decided to become a volunteer. Then, she was inspired to go back...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 5, 2020 Contact: Shannon Polvino (716) 597-5188 shannon@thinkinsight.co   CAO of WNY Hosting Autumn Festival Events November 6 to Share their Covid-19 Relief Services   (Buffalo, NY) - The Community Action Organization of WNY (CAO) is hosting an Autumn Festival on November 6 to help Head Start/Early Head Start parents or guardians impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Families can...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 14, 2020 Contact: Paul D. Maurer (716) 553-4061 paul@PDMMarketingMedia.com Buffalo Learning Enrichment Television program announced Special program of distance learning targets families affected by digital divide BUFFALO, NY – On Monday, a series of half-hour courses will premiere, designed to help students from kindergarten through twelfth grade receive distance learning instruction because they are lacking internet or computer...