HCDE’s Head Start and Early Head Start serve more than 1,500 students each day. Far too many students enter school unprepared and ultimately fall behind. HCDE Head Start is an educational program providing students and their families the skills they need to be ready for the demands of school. HCDE Head Start works with income-eligible students and students with special needs residing in east and northeast Harris County and helps these students achieve.
Head Start Helps Children Succeed
Services we provide
Over 1,300 students are enrolled in HCDE’s Head Start program. Each student receives free healthy meals and snacks, vision, hearing, nutrition and developmental screenings, and enjoys playing indoors and outdoors in a healthy environment. Our centers follow the Frog Street Press curriculum, a program approved by the Texas Education Agency.
In addition, we provide comprehensive services to enrolled children and their families. Our Family Services Providers assist families with health, education, nutrition, financial, or any service deemed necessary for the family to be successful.
Head Start emphasizes the role of parents as their child's first and most important teacher. Parents are encouraged to volunteer throughout our program, in classes and through our center-based Parent Committee and Policy Council.
WHERE ARE WE LOCATED?
HCDE Head Start centers are located throughout northeast Harris County. See a map of the area we serve, which includes the following zip codes:
* ZIP codes partially located in Head Start Area
HEAD START LOCATIONS