Five Steps to Community Assessment: A Workbook for Head Start and Early Head Start Programs Serving Hispanic and Other Emerging Populations

The Community Assessment Workbook presents the five steps on how to conduct a thorough and up-to-date community assessment. The Workbook will help programs identify new or underserved populations in the service area, assess their needs and identify available resources. Head Start and Early Head Start grantees will find this resource useful in coordinating and executing their community assessment.

 

The process of conducting a community assessment is described as a series of five steps. There are worksheets, checklists and charts for each step and information about how to write a community assessment report. Examples are given from actual community assessments conducted by programs. URLs for e-resources on demographics, health and other topics are provided. Five Steps to Community Assessment: A Workbook for Head Start and Early Head Start Programs Serving Hispanic and Other Emerging Populations [PDF, 2.59MB]

Five Steps to Community Assessment: A Workbook for Head Start and Early Head Start Programs Serving Hispanic and Other Emerging Populations. HHS/ACF/OHS. 2008. English. [PDF, 2.59MB].

Last Reviewed: October 2012

Last Updated: May 17, 2016