Early Childhood Programming

The Early Head Start program serves children 0-3 and sets the foundation for academic success. It provides a safe, nurturing, and stable environment that fosters an early love of learning. High quality services address the physical, social and emotional development of young children.

Focus Includes:

  • Height, weight, vision, dental and hearing screenings
  • Developmental assessments
  • Vocabulary building
  • Reading readiness

Elementary Programming

Elementary school programming is focused in the summer and during after-school enrichment times. The the focus is on getting students to the 3rd grade reading level.

Programming leverages best practices and data driven outcomes in areas of:

  • Reading
  • Social-emotional learning

Teen Programming – Coming Soon!

Teen programming serves middle and high school students from neighborhood families who are also dealing with gaps in education and social-emotional development.

The focus on life skills includes:

  • Tutoring
  • Self-esteem
  • Team work
  • Responsibility

Adult Guardians/Caregivers – Coming Soon!

Caregivers of children participating in DBC programming have a broad set of needs. DBC is in the process of starting an adult-driven curriculum.

Curriculum to address:

  • Parenting education
  • Professional soft skills (Interviewing, resume building,  professional development)
  • Computer skills (MS Office, internet)
  • Nutrition (how to prepare healthy meals that match the food distribution offerings)

We would like to thank the Texas Methodist Foundation for its generous support of our educational programming!