Embrace. Empower. Strengthen.

FY 2018 Head Start Funding Increase | Tuesday, May 01, 2018

COLA funds available in FY 2018

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria Disaster Assistance Funds | Monday, April 09, 2018

Please follow the guidance below to request disaster assistance funds to restore Head Start and Early Head Start services following Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. 

HHS Secretary Waives Fifty Percent Program Duration Requirement | Thursday, January 18, 2018

The Office of Head Start's Program Instruction, ACF-PI-HS-18-01, notifies programs that the HHS Secretary has waived the August 1, 2019 Head Start center-based service duration requirements, effectively lowering this requirement from 50 percent to zero percent.

New Redesign of the ECLKC Launched | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Explore the new features of the Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center (ECLKC) website, including prominent search, easier navigation, and much more! Explore the website