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Give Your Child A Great Start

Alta Head Start/Early Head Start is a pre-school program — licensed by the Ohio Department of Jobs & Family Services — that is designed to improve the quality of life for children ages birth to 5 years old and give them a “Head Start” in education.

Priority is given to families meeting age and income guidelines as set by the Department of Health and Human Services.

No child will be excluded from the Head Start program because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin or special needs condition. No fee is charged for Head Start/Early Head Start services.

Give Your Child A Great Start
  • No Fees

  • Hot Nutritious Meals Provided

  • Health & Dental Services Provided

Programs & Services

Learn about the Educational, Disabilities and Nutrition services we offer for your child. more

Programs & Services

Register Your Child

Registration locations and procedure, including what you’ll need to bring with you. more

Register Your Child

Head Start Locations

There’s a Head Start/Early Head Start location near you. See them all here. more

Head Start Locations

Alta Insights

Play Is Work for Preschoolers

by Barbara Purdum Alta Head Start Mental Health Consultant Many parents wonder about the role of play in a preschool classroom. Play is an essential part of learning. It is fun for the children, but it also teaches them many skills and builds on their strengths and abilities. It’s easy … read more

Alta News

Alta Head Start/Early Head Start Holiday Schedule

The last day of classes for all Head Start/Early Head Start children will be Friday, December 22, 2017. Classes will resume on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. Happy Holidays to all of our children and their families!

Testimonials

Head Start has prepared our child for grade school. He has grown academically and socially.

The teachers are wonderful. You can tell they love their job and our children.

Head Start was the best decision that we have made as far as preparing our son for Kindergarten next year.

Alta Head Start is amazing. Greatly improved my child’s behavior and manners.

Head Start has had a great impact on my daughters life, it has given her the opportunity to explore her own creativity and learn many things.

Alta has become my second family for my children. The teachers and advisers are very helpful and will even go out of their way to make sure your family is taken care of.

Money is tight. Thanks to Alta my child received free dental and health screens.

No better preschool program in the valley.

Alta Head Start has given my child such confidence.