• No Fees

  • Hot Nutritious Meals Provided

  • Health & Dental Services Provided

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.

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Farmers Market, Flea Market Finds Events Slated for Several Locations May 16

Farmers Markets, which have proven to be extremely popular with Alta Head Start parents and friends, will take place May 16 from 8:00 am–4:00 pm at the following locations: Lockwood McCartney OCCHA Renaissance Rockford Village Sebring Westchester Families from Campbell, Market Street, Easter Seals and Potential are invited to attend … read more


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.