What is Head Start Program?

Question:  What is Head Start Program?

Answer:  Head Start, is a federally funded program that provides child and family development services to low-income pregnant women and families with infants and toddlers.  Head Start program is designed to foster stable family relationships, enhance children’s physical and emotional well-being, and establish an environment to develop strong cognitive skills.

Head Start program serves over 1 million children and their families each year in all 50 states.