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City of Phoenix Head Start Birth to Five Program provides comprehensive early childhood development and family support services to income-eligible families with children ages 0-5 and at-risk pregnant women. The program has an emphasis on school readiness through early learning opportunities that promote strong child outcomes in the areas of social and emotional development, language, cognitive, early reading, science, math, and physical development.

COVID-19 Notice

The City of Phoenix Head Start Birth to Five Program is currently accepting applications for all options.

Reserve your spot today.

Our programs are currently offering on-line and in-person services. Availability depends on area. 

  • ​Families enrolled in Early Head Start Home Visitation Program option are receiving services via on-line applications. ​

  • Child Care Partnership sites are open and operating at reduced capacity.

  • Preschool Center Based classrooms are currently enrolling.


 What is Head Start?

 ¿Qué es Head Start?

​Wh​at's Happening

 

 

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​​Family Education Events

 

 

 

 

Head Start Birth to Five Program Virtual Family Education Event (Spanish)https://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/humanservices/3964Head Start Birth to Five Program Virtual Family Education Event (Spanish)Online7/28/2021 4:00:00 PM7/28/2021 8:00:00 PMGP0|#5f343370-a064-4aef-a669-793d83078256;L0|#05f343370-a064-4aef-a669-793d83078256|Human Services;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b ​ During this virtual event, families will explore learning sessions that will support children’s social and emotional competencies and their own. Families will also explore and gain a deep understanding of school readiness and the importance of school attendance and school participation. Sessions Include Inspiring Movement, Resilience, and Self-Care Presented by Imagination Yoga School Readiness 101 Presented by City of Phoenix Head Start Birth to Five School Readiness Ambassadors Your Journey Together Building the Resilience of Children and Families Presented by Amanda Mahan, City of Phoenix Head Start Birth to Five Behavior Support Specialist To attend this event, please join us by clicking on the link provided http//www.azwebcasting.com/sodexo/phoenix3.html ​ When signing in, please enter your email and the password 2021Welcome The first session will begin at 900 a.m. , with all other sessions to follow. Event Flyer ​
Head Start Birth to Five Program Virtual Family Education Event (English)https://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/humanservices/3961Head Start Birth to Five Program Virtual Family Education Event (English)Online7/27/2021 4:00:00 PM7/27/2021 8:00:00 PMGP0|#5f343370-a064-4aef-a669-793d83078256;L0|#05f343370-a064-4aef-a669-793d83078256|Human Services;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b ​ During this virtual event, families will explore learning sessions that will support children’s social and emotional competencies and their own. Families will also explore and gain a deep understanding of school readiness and the importance of school attendance and school participation. Sessions Include Inspiring Movement, Resilience, and Self-Care Presented by Imagination Yoga School Readiness 101 Presented by City of Phoenix Head Start Birth to Five School Readiness Ambassadors Your Journey Together Building the Resilience of Children and Families Presented by Amanda Mahan, City of Phoenix Head Start Birth to Five Behavior Support Specialist To attend this event, please join us by clicking on the link provided http//www.azwebcasting.com/sodexo/phoenix3.html ​ When signing in, please enter your email and the password Welcome2021 The first session will begin at 900 a.m. , with all other sessions to follow. Event Flyer ​





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Contact Us

Phone: 602-262-4040

In-person/U.S. Mail

200 W. Washington St., 17th Floor

Phoenix, AZ 85003-1611

Fax: 602-495-7299