Head Start

Noble Cause: Educate families to achieve sustainable and successful life skills.

Core Values: Respect, Honesty, Determination, Education, Children, Family, Social Awareness, Spirituality and Fun.

Each year,over 450 economically disadvantaged children in Chester County participate in Head Start. Currently, the CCIU operates nine Head Start centers throughout the county. They are located in Coatesville (2), Downingtown, Kennett Square, Oxford, Octorara, Phoenixville, West Chester, and Jennersville.

Active parental involvement is required.

Head Start classes are held in half-day sessions (mornings and afternoons), Monday through Thursday.

Head Start is a federally- and community-funded program.

For more information, please contact the Head Start program supervisor at (610) 383-6800.

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