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 91 counties in the state of Indiana. 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.
TRI-CAP Head Start is funded to serve 193 age and income eligible preschool children and their families. These children are served in 5 centers (Jasper, Petersburg, Boonville, Newburgh, and Tennyson) and offer a variety of program models in order to meet family needs.
Head Start and Early Head Start are the country’s largest early childhood education programs, providing nearly one million children each year with school readiness and socialization skills. Head Start emphasizes the individual needs of each child and celebrates the unique ethnic and cultural characteristics of all.
Welcome to the Floyd County head Start Web Site!New Albany Head Start is a Preschool for income eligible familiesBringing Staff, Community, and Families together to promote Education, Wellness, and Self-sufficiency
The Garrett-Keyser-Butler Community Head Start Program was started in 1966 as a summer program for approximately 17 children in the Garrett school district. The Grantee for the program was, and continues to be, the Garrett-Keyser-Butler Community School District Board of Trustees.
At Geminus Head Start, we offer preschool and government assisted child care services. Our preschool program is available for children ages three to five. We welcome disabled children and kids of all genders, cultures, languages, ethnicity and family structures. With Geminus Head Start, your child will get a great start in our preschool as all of our teachers are fully certified to teach.
Hoosier Uplands has been providing Head Start services since the program's inception in 1965. Head Start is a family centered child development program designed to provide a safe, healthy environment for those who attend. Head Start provides children with activities that help them grow mentally, socially, emotionally and physically. The Head Start staff recognize that parents are the first and most important teachers of their children. Head Start staff welcome parental involvement in Head Start activities and will work with parents as partners in their child's educational activities. Head Start serves nutritious meals and provides medical, dental, vision, speech and hearing screenings for each child enrolled. Transportation is also available to most of the children enrolled in the Head Start Program. The Hoosier Uplands Head Start Program is funded to serve a total of 287 children in the four county service area of Lawrence, Martin, Orange and Washington Counties of Indiana.
Head Start is a federal program for preschool children from low-income families. The Head Start program is operated by local non-proft organizations in almost every county in the country. Children who attend Head Start participate in a variety of educational activities. They receive healthy meals and snacks and enjoy playing indoors and outdoors in a safe setting.
In 1997, the Kankakee-Iroquois Regional Planning Commission (K-IRPC) was awarded a grant to provide services to 108 children and their families in Jasper, Newton, and Pulaski counties in northwest Indiana. Since that time the agency has participated in expansion opportunities with the state and currently is awarded a grant with the Department of Health and Human Services to serve 148 children and their families.
Our mission is to involve the family and community in preparing students for
future success by providing opportunities for the physical, social, emotional,
and academic growth of each child.
Kosciusko County Head Start provides part-day classes in Warsaw, North Webster, and Mentone. Transportation services are available for part-day classes. One full-day, full-year program is available in Warsaw for eligible families. All classrooms are accredited through the National Association of the Education of Young Children.