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 76 counties in the state of Oklahoma. 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.
Head Start is a comprehensive child care program providing quality services for children and their families. Head Start provides for the emotional needs of every child on an individual basis and strives to identify and provide for any learning disability before the child enters public school. Medical, dental, nutritional and mental health services are provided. Developmentally appropriate learning activities are provided that encourage self confidence, independence, and promote social competence. Children experience a variety of activities that encourage cognitive, physical and emotional growth.
Head Start is a developmental program to identify and meet the individual needs of income eligible children and their families. Parents and teachers work together to meet the needs of the children and their immediate families through activities for emotional, social, intellectual, and physical growth.
Sunbeam provides specialized care and education for children, ages birth to five, with focus on developmental delays and behavioral/emotional issues. Sunbeam's Early Childhood Services provide care to the youngest members of our community through center-based and home-based care.
Center-based care includes the operation of Oklahoma City Educare, Tony Reyes Bilingual Child Development Center Early Head Start, Emerson Alternative High School Early Head Start. Home-Based Care includes services to expectant mothers and services for children, ages birth to three.
Through Sunbeamâ€™s Early Childhood Services, children of low-income families have the opportunity to receive high-quality educational, medical, dental, mental health, special needs and social services.
The Caddo Nation Child Development Program consists of a collaborative agreement between the Caddo Nation Head Start and Child Care Programs
CTSA is an Oklahoma based
Head Start, Early Headstart
& Child Care Provider
We serve the residents of Shawnee, Cushing, Norman, and surrounding areas.
Head Start serves children ages three to five at centers in these areas:Belfonte; Brushy; Inola; Jay; Kenwood; Lowrey; Stilwell; Okay; Pryor; Rocky Mountain; Salina; Shady Grove; Sperry; Tahlequah; Nowata; Webbers Falls; Zion
The overall goal of the Cheyenne& Arapaho Head Start Program is to bring about a greater degree of social competence in preschool age children.Our goal is to enable children to accomplish the goals of today and prepare for the challenges of tomorrow.This will be achieved through a safe and secure learning environment provided by Head Start staff, families, tribal government and community support.Head Start is a national 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.
Head Start is directed primarily toward economically disadvantaged families having children ages three to five years old. All nationalities are served, with preference given to Nativen American families.
Community Action Development Corporation Head Start operates 16 Head Start Centers in the seven county service area, serving approximately 500 children each year. Head Start serves 3 and 4 year old children with priority being given to low-income families. However, all families are encouraged to apply and children are served as space and regulations allow.
CAP Tulsa has13 state-of-the-art early childhood education centers in Tulsa and Sand Springs, offering high-quality education for children birth through four years old. Most of our centers are co-located with Tulsa, Union and Sand Springs Public Schools so children have a smooth transition between preschool and elementary school, ensuring continuity of care and supporting healthy habits of parental engagement with your childâ€™s educational system.