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Why Head Start
Head Start Locator
Find a program near you!
Head Start and Early Head Start provide free learning and development services to children ages birth to five and pregnant women from low income families.

Head Start Locations Across the Country

Head Start serves over 1 million children and their families in 2,809 programs, employing 225,000 staff and teachers. There are more than 20,000 classrooms throughout the country.

Find a Head Start Program
Use the locator to find a Head Start or Early Head Start program in your area. You must apply to a Head Start or Early Head Start program in your community, closest to where you live. Your local program will provide the required forms and answer your questions. They will also tell you what documents you should bring with you to apply.