• Families & Communities (3 - 8 Years of Age):
    Early Childhood Assistance Program

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  • The Early Childhood Assistance Program (ECAP) is a state-funded, comprehensive child development program for income-eligible families with preschool age children.  The Office of Early Learning  (OEL) contracts and partners with public and private early learning programs to deliver ECAP services to 845 three-year-old and four-year-old children statewide.

    ECAPs follow required Head Start Program Performance Standards and are at least a Star 4 in Delaware’s Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS).

    If you are interested in learning about enrollment in an Early Childhood Assistance Program, please contact the ECAP provider closest to your family.

    If you are interested in employment at an ECAP, please reach out directly to programs.

Last Modified on September 19, 2018