A girl is running happily on the playground of a Head Start site. She is developing her physical, psychological and emotional abilities. In addition to playing with her classmates, she is developing her social skills.
The PEACE, Inc. Head Start – Early Head Start Program supports children’s growth from birth to age five through services that support early learning and development, health, and family well-being. Head Start staff actively engage parents, recognizing family participation throughout the program as key to strong child outcomes.
Head Start services are available at no cost to children ages birth to five in eligible families. Head Start preschool services work with families with children ages 3 to 5. Early Head Start services work with families with children ages birth to three and expectanting families.
In 2021, PEACE, Inc. Head Start – Early Head Start Program gave 102,091 meals and 49,518 snacks to HS/EHS youth.
87% of all Head Start students met or exceeded social-emotional development goals.