Head Start Program Fact Sheets
The Head Start program is administered by the Office of Head Start (OHS), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Grants are awarded by ACF Regional Offices and OHS's American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) and Migrant and Seasonal Head Start (MSHS) program branches directly to local public agencies, private nonprofit and for-profit organizations, and Indian Tribes and school systems for the purpose of operating Head Start programs at the community level.
Please review these fact sheets for information on demographics, state allocations, program statistics, and general information on Head Start enrollment history.
Head Start Program Fact Sheets. HHS/ACF/OHS. 2011. English.
Last Reviewed: February 2012
Last Updated: March 20, 2014