Federally-funded head start programs help prepare young children from low-income families, ages birth to five years old, and their parents for the social and educational challenges that young children face as they develop. Each head start program focuses on providing comprehensive services designed to enhance a child's emotional, social, cultural, language, reading, mathematics, science, health and nutrition education.
This head start center locator page contains links to listings of programs offered in the 38 counties in the state of Colorado. Each listings page contains the name, address and contact information for a specific county's available centers. From that page, use additional links to explore individual center facts, application instructions and directions.
Our head start center locator features the number of head start centers per county in parentheses ( ) to the right of the county names. To see a current list of your county's head start centers, click your county's name.
Denver's Great Kids Head Start is an award winning program that prepares children to enter kindergarten confidently with the social, physical, emotional, and cognitive skills and competencies necessary for continued school success.
Head Start is our largest and best known program providing educational, physical and mental health, and nutritional services to children 3 to 5 years of age. Families receive education and support to assist them in fulfilling their role as their child's first and best teacher. We are currently serving 1,034 children and their
Cripple Creek-Victor School District RE-1 is located southwest of Colorado Springs in beautiful southern Teller County. The District has a total enrollment of approximately 450 students in preschool through twelfth grade. Cresson Elementary School offers grades PK-6 as well as Head Start. The District also sponsors a home-based Early Head Start Program. Cripple Creek-Victor Junior/Senior High School houses grades 7-12. Our Mountain Alternative School Program, located across the street from the secondary building, provides programming for high school students who need an alternative setting.
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The federal Head Start program provides comprehensive child development services to economically disadvantaged children and families, with a special focus on helping preschoolers develop the early reading and math skills they need to be successful in school. The Eagle County Schoolsâ€™ Head Start program 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.
Welcome to Jefferson County Head Start!Head Start is a comprehensive child-focused and family-centered preschool program. We provide a range of individualized services in the areas of education, early childhood development, medical, dental, mental health, nutrition, family support, and parent involvement. We make every effort to meet a child's special needs by accessing support from outside agencies if necessary.
CPP in Lake County is currently housed at the Center and offers students a well-rounded early childhood experiences using the Creative Curriculum. All staff have been trained in developmetally appropriate practice and how to support children in getting ready for Kindergarten academically, socially, physically and behaviorally.
In partnership with our families and our communities, the children of the Montrose County School District RE-1J Early Childhood Centers will acquire a foundation for lifelong learning.
· To promote lifelong learning for the children, families and staff.
· To promote and maintain professionalism by encouraging staff to continue their education and licenses.
· To explore methods to help students to become more successful.
Otero Junior College Child Development Services serves the counties of Otero, Crowley, Bent, and Prowers. Head Start is a preschool program for children 3 to 5 years of age whose families qualify based on federal poverty income guidelines. Centers are located in the following communities: La Junta, Lamar, Las Animas, Olney Springs, and Rocky Ford. This program operates on a school year calendar.
The Early Childhood Program serves over 1000 children from birth to 5 years old. These programs provide diverse experiences and give young children and their families opportunities and tools for success now and in the future. The Early Childhood Programs are supported by federal, state and local sources.