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COVID-19 Updates and Planning
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The Office of Head Start (OHS) helps young children from low-income families prepare to succeed in school through local programs. Head Start and Early Head Start programs promote children's development through services that support early learning, health, and family well-being.Learn More See the Latest News
FY 2022 Head Start Monitoring Protocols
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Head Start Heals Campaign
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Last Updated: November 29, 2021