Head Start Stories

I was able to see the results and believe the Head Start program makes a REAL difference.

– Head Start graduate and teacher, Washington, DC

... I'm a witness that Head Start works. I have been employed for 40 years and I still maintain employment with Lutheran Services Florida (LSF) Head Start.

– Head Start teacher, Pahokee, FL

With a hand up from programs like Head Start, I was able to graduate near the top of my Texas public high school class, from Stanford University, and from the master in business administration program at San Francisco State.

– former Head Start student, Oakland, CA

So many times, our Head Start parents focus on the well-being of their child, and many times neglect their own health and well-being.

– Head Start employee, Southfield, MI

I am privileged to be part of a Head Start organization as an adult — an agency that changes lives, improves our community, and is dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.

– CAPK San Joaquin County Early Head Start, Stockton, CA