There are close to 100 Head Start programs in the city of Chicago.
Head Start is a national, federally funded program that promotes school readiness. The program provides educational, health, and social services to those families and children enrolled. Services are free, full-year and full-day.
Early Head Start offers low-income families with resources for their young children through providing services for pregnant women and infants (0-3).
Head Start provides services for children from low-income families who are between the age of 3 and 5. The program not only promotes school readiness, but also offers access to free medical and dental services.
For a list of Head Start programs in the city of Chicago, click here.