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 35 counties in the state of Washington. 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 Starts goal is to provide an environment filled with people, objects and experiences that stimulate each child's curiosity and learning. We encourage each child to develop his/her own unique pattern of interests, talents and skills. While we recognize that as each child grows and develops at different rates, their individual goals will help them in school readiness...The Class
The 3-4 year old classroom has a maximum of 17 children with a lead teacher and an assistant teacher.
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.
Head Start is a federally funded program for pre-kindergarten children age three and four years. It provides services in the areas of education, health, social services, and parent involvement for income-eligible families.
Reliable Enterprises is the Grantee Agency for Lewis County Head Start (LCHS). As the grantee, Reliable Enterprises has legal and fiscal responsibility for LCHS.
It serves around 200 kids in Lewis County through six sites located in Centralia, Chehalis Toledo, Vader, Randle, and Salkum.
Head Start ProgramSeptember to MayM, T, Th, F 9am-1pm (No school on Wed)â€¢ Free comprehensive preschool program (3-5 yr. olds) for income eligible families or children with special needsâ€¢ Health and developmental screeningsâ€¢ Home visits and Parent/Teacher Conferencesâ€¢ Parent involvement activities and Family Nightsâ€¢ USDA meal programâ€¢ Child-centered, individualized educational curriculum focusing on childrenâ€™s natural love of exploration and creativityâ€¢ Intergenerational activities with the Elders program
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.
Head Start is a comprehensive child development program, which serves children three to five years old and their families. Head Start is a child-focused program with the overall goal of increasing the school readiness 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. The Skokomish Head Start provides a range of individualized services in the areas of education and early childhood development, medical, dental, and mental health; nutrition and parent involvement. In addition, the entire range of individualized services is responsive to and appropriate to each child's and family's developmental, ethnic, cultural and linguistic heritage and experience.
Snohomish County Head Start and Early Head Start is a free, federally funded program that provides comprehensive child development, early learning and parent support services to low-income families with children from birth to five years old.
Mission Statement: Sound to Harbor Head Start and ECEAP provides comprehensive individualized preschool education, health education, and family support to promote family engagement and school readiness.
Head Start is a federally funded program that serves children ages three to five who live in poverty, are homeless, are in foster care, or have a disability. ECEAP is a state funded program serving the same low-income population.
The purpose of Head Start and ECEAP is to promote their school readiness by enhancing their cognitive, social, and emotional development. The high quality learning environment provided by Head Start and ECEAP supports children’s growth in language and literacy; cognition and general knowledge; physical development and health; social and emotional learning; and approaches to learning.
(Children with disabilities, Suquamish Tribal Members, Native American children and low income families are encouraged to apply.)