Head Start promotes school readiness for children, ages three to five, in low-income families by offering educational, nutritional, health, social and other services. Head Start programs promote school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children through the provision of educational, health, nutritional, social and other services to enrolled children and families. Programs actively engage parents in their children's learning and help them in making progress toward their educational, literacy and employment goals. Significant emphasis is placed on the involvement of parents in the administration of local Head Start programs.
Services for children ages 3 to 5 years of age.
Community resources available
Federal Government Program
Head Start is a federally funded program. It serves low-income children and their families through high quality preschool programs as well as comprehensive services for both children and their families, at no cost to the families. CCCC is the Head Start Grantee for Whitman County, offering programs in Pullman, Colfax, Washington. Pullman provides half-day preschool sessions both morning and afternoon, Monday - Thursday, with one full day class, Monday - Friday, available. All other sites offer half-day sessions, Monday - Thursday.
The Nespelem Head Start program is located on the main agency campus of the Colville Confederated Tribes in Nespelem, WA. Chidren attending the Nespelem Head Start program are representative of a diverse cultural community. Due to the Tribe's largest employment base being located in the Nespelem and Coulee Dam area, families bring a diversity of cultures and languages. Languages represented in the Head Start program are nselxcin, nxa?amxcin, nimipu, and English. The maximum enrollment at the Nespelem Head Start is 40. We have two classrooms with a staff of eleven. Our program is housed in a brand new facility which provides a quality learning environment for our children.
Head Start is a free, comprehensive child development program for pregnant moms and/or children birth to five years of age from low-income families.
The mission of the Acadia Parish School Board Head Start Program is to provide positive early childhood experiences and quality comprehensive services to low-income children and families through a compassionate supportive program. We are aimed at breaking the cycle of failure and promoting self-sufficiency and social competence while maintaining the dignity and self-worth of the individual and family. We are committed to excellence in the learning environment and effective partnerships between parents, staff, school, and the community.
PreK Head Start
Susan Wilson, Director, Early Childhood
300 N. Logan
Texas City, TX 77590
Ph: (409) 916-0512
Fax: (409) 916-0596
8:15 am - 11:15 am
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
3 and 4 year olds
Mornings: 7:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. (Breakfast in the Heights Cafeteria from 7:45-8:15)
Afternoons: 12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (Lunch in the Heights Cafeteria from 12:00-12:30)
UMOS is funded as a direct grantee agency by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) through the Office of Head Start (OHS). UMOS Wisconsin operations are also funded as a delegate agency of the Teaching and Mentoring Communities (TMC), located in Texas. Both grantee and delegate programs provide Migrant and Seasonal Head Start (MSHS) services to migrant children and their families. UMOS operates Migrant and Seasonal Head Start programs in Wisconsin and Missouri, though the grantee funding.
Benton Franklin Head Start is a preschool program that provides developmentally appropriate preschool activities for young children and an opportunity for parents to become involved in their childrenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s education.
If you have a child that is 3 or 4 years of age by September 1 of the current enrollment year you may qualify for either our part-day or full-day program. The focus is on kindergarten readiness, wellness, and social and emotional development.
Provides tutoring and guidance to meet the education goals of the community.
Early Head Start/Head Start
Head StartHead Start is a federally funded community-based program for low-income, at-risk children (three to five years old) and families.
Family Services Head Start offers a full preschool curriculum with qualified staff, meals, transportation, health screenings, and family support to 169 children age 3 to 5 at centers in Moses Lake, Ephrata, Soap Lake, and Grand Coulee. We evaluate the progress of each child three times a year. Access to books, art supplies, blocks, creative play, computers, and healthy food enrich the children's lives.
Head Start is a national early childhood development program that promotes school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children through the provision of educational, health, nutritional, social and other services to enrolled children and families.The Head Start program provides grants to local public and private non-profit and for-profit agencies to provide free comprehensive child development services to qualifying children and families.Each Head Start center engages parents in participating in their children's learning and also helps parents find resources to make progress toward their own educational, literacy and employment goals.
Head Start (HS) & Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP)
a comprehensive child-development program designed to increase school readiness in young children age 3 to 5.
Head Start is a comprehensive program that provides children and families with information and access to education, health, mental, nutrition, family goal setting, prenatal education and resources. Children are provided with developmental screenings in the areas of education, sensory, vision, hearing and disabilities. Children with a suspected or diagnosed developmental delay are referred to the Port Angeles School District for further evaluation or services. They receive initial dental services, and parents/caregivers are offered services in child development, health education, advocacy, and, through a cooperative agreement with Peninsula College, each parent attending (Family Nights) can sign up for two credits per quarter that can be used as electives for those pursuing degrees.
The Migrant Seasonal Head Start (MSHS) provides comprehensive childcare services to children of migrant and seasonal farmworker families. Throughout the State of Washington, there are child development centers, which provide "quality" care for the infant, toddler and preschool child. The childcare program focuses on nutrition, health, parent involvement and all areas of development: social, emotional, cognitive and physical. The age of children in the Migrant Seasonal Head Start program ranges from one month to five years of age.
Head Start: Classroom excellence, lifetime successFor over 35 years, Neighborhood House has provided high-quality preschool education to children ages 3 to 5. Our Head Start classrooms help children achieve success by combining excellent teaching with cultural sensitivity. Children participate in a well-rounded preschool program that includes literacy activities and social and emotional experiences to foster healthy development. With four different sites throughout the Seattle area, Neighborhood House Head Start is conveniently located for our clients.
Nisqually Tribe Head Start is a comprehensive child development program which serves children 3Ã‚Â½-to-5 years of age. Head Start is a child-focused program, and haves an overall goal of increasing the social competence of young children in low-income families. The Head Start program has a long tradition of delivering comprehensive and high quality services designed to foster healthy development in low-income children. Nisqually Tribe Head Start provides a range of individualized services in the areas of education and early childhood development, medical, dental, mental health, and nutrition and parent involvement.
Head Start The heart of our Head Start program is preschool classes for children. Children participate in learning activities, social development and problem-solving. They receive nutritious hot meals, health screening and follow-up. Each classroom has at least two skilled and trained teachers who work with parents to design individual learning plans for each child. Parents are encouraged to volunteer in the classroom and to extend their child's learning and growth at home.
The Quileute Head Start Program is a comprehensive program for low income children and families. The program offers early childhood classes four days a week for three to five year old children, nutrition services, family support services, transportation, health services, mental health services, and disabilities services. Native children may enter the program as they turn three throughout the school year.