Head Start

Head Start

Baltimore City Head Start is a federally funded pre-school and family development program providing quality, comprehensive early intervention services to low income children and families since 1965. Learn more about us...

Baltimore City Head Start provides educational, health, nutritional, social/emotional,  and other services to enrolled children and actively engages parents in their children's learning and development by supporting parents’ pursuit of their own goals toward self sufficiency. Read about our services...

Baltimore City Head Start in partnership with two local agencies serves over 759 Head Start children (ages 3 – 5) in a total of 10 locations throughout Baltimore City. Find a program near you...

Children are enrolled based on a selection system that ranks families by need.  Find out how to apply for enrollment...

While Head Start services are free, parents and community volunteers "pay" with their time and talents.  Volunteers are an important part of our program, as they help provide valuable services, and the value of their time goes toward the program's non-federal in-kind match. Find out how you can volunteer with us...


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