Head Start is a national program that promotes school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children by providing educational, health, nutritional, social and other services to enrolled children and families.
For four decades, Head Start has propelled children from disadvantaged backgrounds toward success and prosperity. The national program raises the bar for all students so that our future leaders will have a strong foundation built on academic achievement and healthy living. Head Start is funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Services for children and families:
- Individualized teaching
- Degreed teachers
- Bilingual services
- Social services
- Parent trainings
- Meals and snacks
- Disability services
- Dental exams
- Mental wellness
- Health services
- Field trips
- Bus transportation at some facilities
- ADA transportation at some facilities
We accept applications for enrollment year-round. Pick up an application in-person at the Head Start location nearest you (Choose your county in the box to the left to find your location).
The following documents are required, along with your application:
- Proof of residency (Utility bill)
- Parent’s driver’s license or photo ID
- Proof of medical insurance
- Birth certificate
- Current immunization (shot) record
- Income verification (paystub)