Ohio Head Start Collaboration Office

The Ohio Head Start State Collaboration Office (OHHSSCO) is located in the Office of Early Learning and School Readiness, Ohio Department of Education (ODE). The mission of the Office of Early Learning and School Readiness is to ensure that all children enrolled in programs under the ODE's jurisdiction are provided a quality program in a safe environment and are ready to enter kindergarten.

OHHSSCO coordinates federal, state, and local policy to support an efficient and effective early care and education system. Priority areas include health care, welfare, child care, education, community service activities, family literacy services, activities related to children with disabilities, and services for homeless children.

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