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For Information on Senators

Go to to find information on your Senators.

For Information on Representatives

Go to, and in the upper right-hand corner, enter the zip code for your headquarters.

Fact Check

Want to make sure your Member of Congress has accurate information on Head Start? Visit our Facts and Impacts page for more resources.

For Head Start Programs and Supporters of Head Start

Inviting your Member of Congress or local elected official to visit your Head Start program is a great way to build relationships and show them the impact your program has on the local community. To help you with this process, NHSA has created some simple guidelines and templates for inviting your Member of Congress to your program, hosting a successful visit and appropriately following-up after the visit.

Download the toolkit

If you have any questions regarding hosting a Member of Congress at your local Head Start center, please contact Frank Nolan at

For Head Start Supporters 

The easiest way to begin to build relationships with your members of Congress is to send them a letter explaining why you support Head Start and asking them to support robust funding for the coming fiscal year.  Send your letter today!

Head Start Townhall Toolkit

Townhalls are a great opportunity to remind your member of Congress of the work you and your program are doing on behalf of the children and families in your community in most need of a Head Start. Download the Townhall toolkit.