Welcome to the Community Action Commission of Erie, Huron & Richland Counties, Inc. Head Start Program page.
HEAD START is a free pre-school program that serves families with children between ages of three and five. Eligibility for the program is based on income and other federal and state guidelines and policies.
CACEHR Head Start promotes school readiness of children ages three through five and children with disabilities.CACEHR Head Start provides services to families and children in the following areas:
- Health/ Nutrition
- Mental Health
- Disabilities/ Suspected Disabilities
- Family Services
- Parent Involvement
- Special Initiatives: Healthy Marriage & Male Involvement
Head Start Parents are encouraged to volunteer. They serve in a variety of positions including classroom, kitchen, and office aides. Parents are also actively involved as members of Parent Center Committees and policy Council Representatives.
SERVICES ARE FREE:
CACEHR HEAD START is funded by the U.S.Department of Health & Human Services, the Ohio Department of Jobs & Family Services, the Ohio Department of Education; and the U.S. Department of Agriculture through the Ohio Department of Education Child Nutrition Services Division.
- Provides high quality extended early learning experience for age eligible children to prepare for success in kindergarten.
HEAD START APPLICATION:
To obtain application contact Local Community Action.