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To apply for Head Start and Early Head Start, contact the program serving your area using the Head Start Locator. Your local program will provide the required forms and answer your questions. They also will tell you what documents you should bring with you to apply.
Your family's health and safety requires a lot of attention; it's no easy job! Whether you are inside or outside of the home, in a crisis, or being proactive, we have quick tips and practical guides. Resources here will help promote a safe home and healthy family.
Get to know the Head Start community through frequently asked questions. Find information on advocacy and education, parent involvement, and personal and professional development.
Growth and development measure important milestones in your child's life. Explore ideas, tips, and guidance around children's cognitive, language, social-emotional, and physical skills.
Parenting is a labor of love requiring more than simple common sense. It is about teaching, mentoring, and modeling. Parenting involves guiding, bonding, communicating, and nurturing your child. This section provides resources to help you with those everyday issues.