It is a Federal program for preschool children from low-income families. The program is operated by local non-profit organizations in almost every county in the United States. Children who attend participate in a variety of educational activities. They also receive free medical and dental care, have healthy meals and snacks, and enjoy playing indoors and outdoors in a safe environment. Head Start/Early Head Start helps all children succeed. Services are offered to meet the special needs of children with disabilities. The program serves children 6 weeks to 4 years of age, who meet the Federal income guidelines.
Eligibility: Click here to see if your child is eligible for this program.
Ages Served: 6 weeks to 4 years old
Contact: There are multiple Head Starts within Chattanooga. Click here to find the contact information for each one.