New Haven Head Start

Head Start is a Federal program for young children from low-income families.  The children who attend Head Start schools participate in a variety of educational activities.  They also receive free medical and dental care, have healthy meals and snacks, and enjoy playing indoors and outdoors in a safe setting. New Haven Head Start is in 8 schools throughout New Haven, and serves residents of New Haven that have incomes that are below, at or slightly above the federal poverty levels.