Head Start

Head Start is:

  • A comprehensive pre-school program  for low-income families with children 3-5 years old
  • Breakfast and lunch provided
  • Health care services including nutrition assessments, hearing, vision, and dental screenings
  • Services to children with disabilities
  • Family support and social services
  • Parent education
  • Parent leadership
  • Family engagement

Head Start is free to enrolled families.  Click here to find out if you may be income eligible for Head Start.

For parents who are eligible for a child care voucher, Tri-CAP offers full day child care, 7:30 AM-6:00 PM, throughout the year through Small Wonders/Extended Day, with a sliding fee scale.

What will my child learn in Head Start?

How is Head Start different from other child care programs?

What impact does Head Start have on families and children?

Read Tri-CAP’s 2012 Head Start Annual Report.



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