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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.

Colorado Head Start Program Centers Listed by Counties

Recently Updated Center in Colorado Head Start Program Database:

Adams County Head Start
Commerce City CO 80022-4811
The vision of Adams County Head Start (ACHS) is that every child enrolled in Head Start will enter kindergarten with the competencies necessary to succeed in school and parent/caregivers will be empowered to be their child's most important teacher.
Akron United Methodist Church Head Start
Akron CO 80720-1722
Akron Head Start has been serving children and families in Washington County since 1992. The goal of our program is to work with families to help children develop the social skills they will need to succeed in school and in life. We provide services in the areas of education, health, family services, parent involvement and special needs.
Boulder County Head Start
Lafayette CO 80026-3826
Boulder County Head Start is a comprehensive Child Development program for low income families and children with disabilities. It is designed to meet the individual needs of children through a partnership between teachers and parents.
Volunteers of America
Denver CO 80205-2219
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.
Clayton Educare
Denver CO CO
Established in 1965, Head Start promotes school readiness for preschool children and their families whose opportunities have been limited due to their socio-economic status. We actively partner with parents as their children’s first teachers to help children succeed in school and life. Children develop within the context of the whole family, so we also support parents in making progress toward their educational, literacy and employment goals. Involving parents in the planning and administration of our program is a core value.
Mile High Montessori Early Learning Centers is Denver’s oldest and largest provider of subsidized quality early childhood care and education - serving thousands of Denver’s vulnerable children every year since 1970.
Denver Public Schools
Denver CO CO
The Early Childhood Education program provides developmentally appropriate educational services for four year-old children in Denver (select sites also serve three year-olds). These programs are housed in 88 DPS schools and 22 community agencies. The program in DPS schools serves approximately 4000 pre-kindergarten children.
Catholic Charities is one of five delegate agencies providing Head Start programs for Denver's Great Kids Head Start. Meeting Head Start Performance Standards, we provide comprehensive services to all children: Quality early childhood education Medical health services Dental health services Disabilities services (if needed) We provide assistance to parents by: Identifying family goals and strengths Establishing mutual trust and relationships Collaborating with community agencies to provide additional supportive services
Community Partnership For Child Development
Colorado Springs CO 80904-3752
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
Cripple Creek CO 80813
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.