Early Care & Education Programs

What We Offer…

Child and Family Opportunities (CFO) offers Early Head Start, Head Start, Pre-K in collaboration with public schools, and child care services in centers located across Hancock and Washington Counties. In operation since 1970 CFO is Down East Maine’s leading early care and education provider. Our centers provide safe, healthy environments for children and curriculum that is planned to meet the varying developmental needs of the children in each classroom. All CFO owned and licensed centers meet Maine’s highest Quality Rating – Level 4.

In Hancock County, CFO’s Early Care and Education Centers are located in Bucksport, Ellsworth, Deer Isle/Stonington, and Sullivan.

In Washington County, CFO’s Early Care and Education Centers are in Calais (2 locations), Harrington (2 locations), Milbridge and Machias.

See Our Locations for more information about the services we offer in your community. Applications are available at each of the local Centers, at this site and staff are happy to assist parents with the application process. If you would like to receive an application through the mail, or need further information or assistance in applying, please contact our Enrollment Specialist at 1-800-834-4378 or 207-667-2995 ext. 237.