Head Start/Early Head Start

Description: Head Start: Federally-funded child development program; provides educational experiences, medical and dental services, nutritional meals, counseling and opportunities for parental involvement; help prepare low-income children and children with disabilities ages 3-5 to enter and succeed in school. (AIRS HD-1800.3000) Early Head Start: A federally-funded child development, family support program; provides early education, health, mental health, nutrition and social services; low-income pregnant women and families with children birth to 3. (AIRS-1800.1800)

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8th Floor Portals Building
Washington, DC 20024
Phone: 202-737-1030
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Organization Name: US Department of Health and Human Services
Address: 8th Floor Portals Building
Washington, DC 20024
Phone: 202-737-1030
Toll Free Phone: 866-763-6481
Fax: 202-737-1151
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Services Provided: OHS manages grant funding and oversees local agencies providing Head Start services. Head Start promotes school readiness of children under 5 from low-income families through education, health, social and other services.
Find a Head Start program by using the Head Start locator.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 8/20/2018