June 18, 2024

East Bay Community Action Program’s Turner Head Start Achieves 5-Star Rating from BrightStars


(East Providence, RI, February 7, 2024) – East Bay Community Action Program’s (EBCAP) Turner Head Start has achieved a 5-star rating from BrightStars, the highest rating for licensed childcare programs in the state. Turner Head Start is located at 70 Turner Avenue in East Providence and provides early childhood education services to children ages 3 to 5.

BrightStars is Rhode Island’s Tiered Quality Rating and Improvement system. Through this star rating system, BrightStars helps early learning, education and school-age programs learn about best practices and how to apply them to the care children receive. BrightStars recognizes program quality and gives parents the information to make choices about their children’s care and education.

“This 5-star rating affirms the hard work that goes into providing a nurturing and quality learning environment for young children every day,” said Linda Laliberte, VP of EBCAP’s Head Start and Early Head Start. “It is an enormous achievement that speaks to the professionalism and dedication of our Turner Head Start staff.”

Head Start, a division of East Bay Community Action Program, provides high quality comprehensive early childhood education services for eligible families and children from prenatal to age five. Head Start is currently enrolling children for the 2024-2025 school year. To learn more and to apply, visit www.ebcap.org/head-start.  EBCAP is a private, non-profit 501 (c) (3) corporation that provides a wide array of health and human services to the residents of Rhode Island’s East Bay.


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