Waverly Early Head Start Center of Goodwill


In 1999, Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. partnered with the Maryland Family Network to begin operation of the Waverly Family Support Center. The Center offers stable support systems in which parents and children have a comfortable environment to learn and develop educationally.

Serving expecting parents and parents with young children from birth to 47 months, the Center’s objective is to interrupt the cycle of poverty among families, provide support and counseling services, and links to other needed resources in the community. Most importantly, the Waverly Family Support Center empowers all parents educationally and economically.

WaverlyEach family has access to health, education, employment, housing and mental health information. Children and parents attend the center together and families are eligible for any of the following services:

  • Adult literacy: ABE/GED
  • Computer skills training
  • Developmental childcare
  • Health education
  • In-home counseling services
  • Job readiness and job placement
  • Intervention services
  • Support service coordination
  • Peer support groups
  • Transportation (to and from the Center for classes)
  • Reading is Fundamental Program
  • Parenting classes
  • Linkage to community resources
Waverly Early Head Start Center of Goodwill
829 Montpelier Street
Baltimore, MD 21218