About Head Start Programs
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.
Eastern Rivers, VA
(804) 633-5413

Services for children ages 3 to 5 years of age.

Community resources available

Qualified teachers 

Federal Government Program

Pullman, WA
(509) 334-9290

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.

Colville Confederated Tribes (AIAN)
Nespelem, WA
(509) 634-2760

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.

Skagit Valley College
Mount Vernon, WA
(360) 416-7590

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.

Acadia Parish School Board
Crowley, LA
(337) 783-6377

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.

Texas City Independent School District
(409) 916-0512
PreK Head Start Contact Susan Wilson, Director, Early Childhood Send Email Email Email 300 N. Logan Texas City, TX 77590 Ph: (409) 916-0512 Fax: (409) 916-0596 Hours Mornings 8:15 am - 11:15 am Afternoons 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm Ages: 3 and 4 year olds School Hours: 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
Richland, WA
(509) 735-1062
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 children’s education.
Chelan-Douglas Child Services Association
Wenatchee, WA
(509) 662-0683
Head Start 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.
Education Provides tutoring and guidance to meet the education goals of the community. Higher Education TELO K-12 Early Head Start/Head Start
Denise Louie Education Center
Seattle, WA
(206) 973-1810
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 of Grant County
Moses Lake, WA
(509) 766-9877
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.
First A.M.E. Child Development Center
Seattle, WA
(206) 322-9600
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.
Lower Columbia College Head Start
Longview, WA
(360) 442-2370
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.
Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe (AIAN)
Port Angeles, WA
(360) 452-2587
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.