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 eight sites (24 classrooms) in Redmond, Bend, La Pine, and Prineville in Deschutes and Crook counties, Central Oregon’s two most populated areas.
Head Start provides:
- Quality pre-kindergarten education
- Health and dental care
- Family Support
- Serving children 3-5 years
Early Head Start provides:
- Family support
- Home visitation
- Resource referrals
- Serving pregnant women to children ages 3