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Office of Head Start (OHS)


About the Office of Head Start

OHS provides grant funding and oversight to the programs that provide Head Start services in communities across the country.

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Dr. Deborah Bergeron is the director of the Office of Head Start.

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Leaders in School Readiness

More than 400,000 Head Start children enter kindergarten every year. When Head Start programs and receiving schools partner on school readiness, children have smoother transitions and continued progress.

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About Head Start Programs

Head Start programs deliver services to children and families in core areas of early learning, health, and family well-being while engaging parents as partners every step of the way.

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National Centers: Office of Head Start

Last Updated: September 18, 2019