Head Start and Early Head Start strengthen families and close the achievement gap for over 500 most vulnerable and at-risk pre-school age children, annually.
Head Start and Early Head Start integrate high-quality early education with other critical services such as health services (medical visits; hearing, vision and dental checks); meals and nutrition; and family advocacy.
NeighborImpact’s Head Start program operates in 10 sites (21 classrooms, 7 full-day and 14 half-day) in Redmond, Bend, La Pine, and Prineville in Deschutes and Crook counties, Central Oregon’s two most populated areas.
Early Head Start operates as a home-based program and is offered in Redmond, Bend, La Pine, Sisters and Prineville.
Head Start provides:
- Quality pre-kindergarten education
- Health and dental care
- Family Support
- Serving children 3-5 years
Early Head Start provides:
- Family support
- Weekly Home visitation
- Educational & Health Assessments
- Monthly socializations/playgroups
- Serving pregnant women to children ages 3