Building your child's future with you.

Head Start provides free health, education and development services to families with young children. A federally funded program, we work with families to recognize their unique characteristics, cultural values and strengths, and offer services like:

  • Individualized learning
  • Vision, hearing and developmental screenings
  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Health services
  • Parent education
  • Community resource information

We offer services in Clay, Lincoln, Turner and Union counties. These services are available in-home or at one of our local centers and some are offered on a full-day, year-round basis.

News in Brief

  • We offer volunteer and employment opportunities at several of our locations.

  • Find resources in your community that provide nutrition, health care and other information.

  • How your child plays, learns, speaks, acts, and moves offers important clues about your child’s development. Developmental milestones are things most children can do by a certain age. Check the milestones your child has reached by the end of 3 years. All children develop a...