Head Start

News, Updates, and Events

Champaign Head Start is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year. Head Start provides comprehensive developmental services for children 6 weeks to 5 years old. We offer center based, home based, and child care programming options. We also offer family support services.

Please contact the family services staff at 384-1252 to obtain an application.

Head Start

Programming Snapshots

November 2013

October 2013

What's New Archives

"In Perspective: 1/3 of Kids are Not Ready for Kindergarten” - WCIA News (August 31, 2012)

"Giving a Head Start: Holmes Urges Others to also Read to Youngsters” - Rantoul Press (August 07, 2012)

"$102,500 Grant to be Used for Science, Book Programs" - News-Gazette (May 11, 2011)

"Despite Scrutiny, Head Start is a Wise Investment" - News-Gazette (March 27, 2011)

"Rantoul Head Start Center Expands" - Rantoul Press (November 03, 2010)

"Head Start Uses Grants To Expand Program" - News-gazette (September 13, 2010)

"Champaign County Head Start Boosts Enrollment" - WILL Radio (September 09, 2010)

"Pumpkin Project - Savoy Head Start - Head Start Spotlight (2010)