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How to Find Head Start and Early Head Start Programs Near You

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    Finding the head Start Program that is closest to you may seem like a frustrating process, but it doesn't have to be. There are roughly 1,700 public and private nonprofit and for-profit agencies that serve Head Start that provide educational services to lower income children and their families to help make sure they are on the right path when they enter elementary school. Knowing how to search for the Head Start program nearest you is as easy as entering some basic information into the Federal Head Start website.

    When you visit their website you will be asked to enter your location. Then you will need select how many miles from your location you would like to search. After that you will need to select what type of Head Start program you are searching for (Head Start, Early Head Start, Migrant and Seasonal Head Start, and American Indian and Alaska Native Head Start). And finally you will enter your grant number (if you have one). Then click the search icon and you will be taken to a page showing where the nearest Head Start program(s) are. It's as simple as that.

    If you don't have reliable internet access and can't visit the official Federal Head Start website then you can call 1-866-763-6481 and get information about programs near you over the phone.