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Agency name:

Through the Looking Glass

Program name:

Through The Looking Glass, Early Head Start Home-Based Program

Program Last Updated: 03/10/2021

This information has not been updated in 90 days. Please check with this agency to see if any changes have occured to this program information

Program Start Date: 01/01/2019 | Program End Date: 01/01/2021

This program has ended and is currently no longer running.

Program AKA (also known as): TLG EHS

Program Description: Through the Looking Glass Early Head Start Program serves children 0-3 and their caregivers as well as pregnant women. Our program specializes in children and families with developmental or disability issues, but is inclusive of parents and children with and without disabilities. During weekly visits, home visitors provide: - Play time that is fun for families and supports children's learning and growth - Activities and support that helps build strong parent-child relationships - Information that connects families to other resources as needed - Developmental play group at the Ed Roberts Campus for children and families 2x per month The home visitors have extensive training and experience working with children and parents with many different types of disabilities. In addition to their expertise in early childhood development, home visitors are trained mental health therapists who work with families using a strength-based approach.

Service Address: 3075 Adeline St., Ste. 120, Berkeley, CA 94703
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Program Contact(s):

  • Name: Early Head Start EHS Main line
    Title: Early Head Start Main Line
    Phone: 510-848-1112
    Extension: 4209
    Fax: 510-848-4445
  • Name: Iliana Escobar
    Phone: (510) 848-1112
    Extension: 8114

Ages Served:

  • 0 months - 12 months
  • 12 months - 18 months
  • 18 months - 24 months
  • 2 years - 3 years

Total possible number of openings: 50

Number of openings remaining: 5 English, 0 Spanish

Comment about wait list: If no openings, a waitlist is kept. Priority given based on demonstrated level of need (i.e. disability/medical considerations, crisis, mental health considerations)


  • Age
  • Income
  • Live in certain residence: Albany, Berkeley, Castro Valley, Emeryville, Fremont, Hayward, Newark, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, Union City, Oakland


  • Referrals to community resources
  • Occupational therapy
  • Developmental evaluations

Location Type:

  • Home-based
  • Agency-based


  • Both children and parents/caregivers
  • Families


  • English
  • Spanish

Genders served:

  • Female
  • Male
  • Trans

Type of cost:

  • No Fee

Other Type of Cost: Free for those eligible to program.

Cost Fee: Free for those eligible to program.

Cost payment:

  • No fees

Other Cost Payment: Free for those eligible.

Disabilities Served:

  • Developmental
  • Hearing
  • Mental/Emotional
  • Physical
  • Visual

Other Disabilities: Children and parents or grandparents with any disability are welcome

Target Group: Children from 0-3 and their families.

Program Operating Hours Start Time - End Time

09:00 AM - 5:00 PM


09:00 AM - 5:00 PM


09:00 AM - 5:00 PM


09:00 AM - 5:00 PM


09:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Required documentation:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Proof of Income
  • Proof of Residence
  • Immunization Records

Preferred documentation:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Medical/Psych Records
  • Proof of Income
  • Proof of Residence
  • Referral from other agency of professional
  • Immunization Records

Intake Procedure:

  • Appointment Required (no walk-ins.)
  • Telephone registration

Other Intake Procedures: Parent or provider may refer by phone or fax. However, family must make appointment to complete the application with staff


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