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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 10 counties in the state of New Hampshire. 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.

New Hampshire Head Start Program Centers Listed by Counties

Recently Updated Center in New Hampshire Head Start Program Database:

Head Start is a comprehensive child development and family support program for income-eligible families. Children attend a center-based program four or five days a week, and families receive support through their relationship with the center's family service worker.
Manchester NH 03108-5040
Head Start is a comprehensive child development program designed to foster the healthy development of preschool children and their families.
Southwestern Community Services, Inc.
Keene NH 03431-0603
SCS Head Start is a NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) accredited preschool program for children; it is also a family development opportunity for parents and caregivers. Our seven Head Start centers are conveniently located throughout Cheshire and Sullivan counties. Our main office is located at Southwestern Community Services in Keene.
Tri County Community Action Program
Berlin NH 03570-3226
Tri-County CAP's Head Start Program is a comprehensive child development program for North Country families with young children.
Head Start is a national school readiness program that provides comprehensive education, health, nutrition, and parent involvement services to children from eligible families in Strafford County, New Hampshire. The purpose of the Head Start program is to promote school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children through the provision of health, educational, nutritional and other social services. The cornerstone of the program is parent and community involvement.