Providing Napa & Solano Counties with NO COST Infant/Toddler & Preschool Services
Child Start Inc.
439 Devlin Rd.
Napa, CA 94588
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To support the educational, social and emotional development of children, ages 0-5, by providing high quality, comprehensive and family-focused early childhood services in partnership with the community.
May and June of 2010
Opened Menlo 4, Setterquist, and Fairmont Early Head Start sites.
Child Start awarded American Resource and Recovery Act (ARRA) funding to open three new Full Day Full Year Early Head Start centers in Napa, Vallejo, and Fairfield.
Fully implemented EHS with Therapeutic Child Care Center, Black Infant Health, Child Haven, and Healthy Moms and Babies
First PRISM evaluation by ACF, awarded exemplary status
Awarded grants to operate Raising A Reader in Napa and Solano Counties
Awarded $800,000 competitive grant to operate Early Head Start for Napa and Solano Counties
Child Start Inc. awarded grant to operate Head Start for Napa and Solano Counties
Awarded grants to Early Childhood Education Career Development
Opened consolidated Administrative Offices at 439 Devlin Rd. Napa
Established CSI as 501c3
Incorporated as Child Start Inc.
Initiated Interest-Based Negotiations to become single purpose agency
Opened operations in 14 new Solano sites, filled 111 staff positions
Awarded $3 million grant to operate Solano Head Start Program
Awarded 6 competitive expansion grants, opened one new HS center each year
Awards & Achievements
• National Head Start Association (NHSA) "Program of Achievement 2006"
• Irene Martinez, Child Start Inc. Head Teacher, CHSA "2006 Teacher of the Year"
• Ana Hurtado, Child Start Inc. Head Teacher, CHSA "2005 Teacher of the Year"
• Outstanding Head Start Grantee Award, National Head Start Association, 40th
Anniversary, Head Start, 2005
• California Head Start Association, California Distinguished Program Award one of the
Nations Outstanding Head Start Programs, 2005