Review guidance and flexibilities to help Head Start programs continue to operate successfully in the coronavirus environment. This section is regularly updated with the most relevant information and resources.
Review responses to common grantee questions and concerns regarding income eligibility, staff pay and benefits, child care partnerships, new hire requirements, and program monitoring.
Head Start families need comprehensive support, as the COVID-19 pandemic may create many challenges. Explore these resources that are useful to all Head Start programs, whether providing services virtually or in person, as they develop programming to support families.
Explore these resources to help to help families connect with the technology necessary for virtual services, and to support staff in delivering virtual service models.
Explore Grantees in the Full Enrollment Initiative
Explore Additional Federal COVID-19 Resources
Explore the steps Head Start and Early Head Start programs should take to prevent the introduction and spread of coronavirus among their staff, children, and families.
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For programs providing in-person services, the health and safety of staff, families, and children is the highest priority. Programs must adhere to guidance from the CDC and local health officials. Explore considerations for reopening and operating Head Start and Early Head Start programs.