Alta Head Start/Early Head Start offers quality educational programs in a nurturing, secure and developmentally appropriate setting for children birth to five. Qualified, credentialed teachers who are trained in best practice academic and social-emotional standards, as well as other trained support staff, provide children a preschool experience focused on school readiness skill development.
Services offered by Alta Head Start/Early Head Start include Education, Health, Nutrition, Disabilities, Mental Health, Social Services/Family Development and Parent Involvement.
Seven Head Start centers are located in Youngstown, with additional locations in Austintown, Boardman, Campbell and Sebring. An additional Partnership Location is found in Youngstown.
In addition to our Camp classroom which offers traditional Head Start services, our second classroom is designed to assist children needing assistance in the development of individualized social, emotional, behavioral skills. Services are provided within an accommodating classroom environment, tailored to support those needs.