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PORTLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS, a Head Start Program of Portland, OR

4800 NE 74th Avenue
Portland OR 97218-3824
Contact Phone
(503) 916-5724
The mission of Portland Public Schools Head Start is to use our program strengths to build social competence in young children by enhancing children's growth and development, strengthening parents as the primary nurturers of children, providing families and children with educational, health, and nutritional services, linking children and families to needed community services, and ensuring the involvement of parents in decision making.
Who is Eligible?

Children who are 3 to 5 years old are eligible for Head Start services. Pregnant women and children from birth to 3 years of age are eligible for Early Head Start services. Children and families who are homeless, in foster care, or receive TANF or SSI are also eligible for services. Eligibility is determined by Head Start program staff and some families may be eligible for services if they are determined to be at or below the federal poverty level. Some grantees enroll a percentage of children from families with incomes above the Poverty Guidelines as well.

Families are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply
Apply Now! Head Start Accepts Applications All Year! Call Today 503-916-5724 HEAD START IS A FREE PROGRAM Applications: English Spanish Chinese Vietnamese Russian Are you interested in a preschool program for your young child? We are accepting applications now. Children must be 3 or 4 years old on or before September 1st. Four year olds are selected and enrolled first. Head Start is a federal and state funded program for low-income families and for children with disabilities or special needs. There is a morning and afternoon program and an extended day classroom. Working parents and students qualify for the extended day classroom. Your child will receive an excellent preschool experience and your family will receive assistance and information for health and social services needs. Head Start encourages parent involvement at all levels. We want you to be an active parent. Your child will appreciate it too! Transportation is not provided. Apply Today! Return the application t
Center Locations
  • Applegate
    7650 N Commercial Ave, Portland OR
    (503) 916-5724
  • Clark CSS
    1231 SE 92nd Ave, Portland OR
    (503) 916-5724
  • Creston
    4620 SE Powell Blvd, Portland OR
    (503) 916-5724
  • James John
    7439 N Charleston Ave, Portland OR
    (503) 916-5724
  • Kelly Center
    9015 SE Rural St, Portland OR
    (503) 916-5724
  • Ramona
    1545 NW 13th Ave, Portland OR
    (503) 916-5724
  • Sacajawea
    4800 NE 74th Ave, Portland OR
    (503) 916-5724
  • Sitton
    9930 N Smith St, Portland OR
    (503) 916-5724

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