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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 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.

Washington Head Start Program Centers Listed by Counties

Recently Updated Center in Washington Head Start Program Database:

Benton Franklin Head Start
Richland WA 99352-4756
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 98801
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.
Colville Confederated Tribes (AIAN)
Nespelem WA 99155
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.
Pullman WA 99163
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.
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 98104-2957
Head StartHead Start is a federally funded community-based program for low-income, at-risk children (three to five years old) and families.
Early Learning And Family Services
Bellingham WA WA
(360) 734-5121
Head Start and ECEAP This preschool program serves Whatcom County children 3 – 5 years in income eligible families. Services for families enrolled in this program include health assessments, nutrition education, mental health services, social service referrals, home visits, and family support services. (360) 734-8396 (Whatcom County)
Enterprise For Progress In The Community
Yakima WA 98909-0279
EPIC Head Start is a Federal program for preschool children from low-income families, children with disabilities, and foster children. EPIC's Head Start offers medical, dental and developmental screenings. EPIC's Head Start also offers comprehensive child development services, including: nutrition, mental health, disability and family support. These services are offer in our Castlevale, Tieton, West Valley, Jefferson, Moxee, Union Gap, Parker Heights and Sunnyside Centers.
Family Services of Grant County
Moses Lake WA 98837-3165
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.
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.