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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.

A variety of options will be made available from on-line to in-person as state guidelines permit.

Families enrolled in Early Head Start Home Visitation Program option are receiving services by telephone and electronic communication weekly. Child Care Partnership sites are open and operating at reduced capacity. Please contact us if you have any questions about current program options.


 What is Head Start?

 ¿Qué es Head Start?

​Wh​at's Happening

 

 

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​​Family Education Events

 

 

M.A.N. C.A.V.E. 2020: Helping Boys Thrive & Fatherhood Summithttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/humanservices/3716M.A.N. C.A.V.E. 2020: Helping Boys Thrive & Fatherhood SummitOnline12/3/2020 2:30:00 PM12/4/2020 10:15:00 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 ​Every child deserves a NURTURING FATHER - A man who actively provides guidance, love, and support to enhance the development and growth of children for whom he cares. Become a part of M.A.N. C.A.V.E. and be a champion for your children and family! "Father Engagement” makes a commitment to a partnership that is rooted in positive relationships. With involvement, there is an emphasis on being present. With engagement, there is a focus on creating and sustaining ongoing relationships. The intent is to support families and to benefit children’s learning and development. WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE Parents, Grandparents, Educators, Foster Care Providers, Pastors, Youth Leaders, Sunday School Teachers, Therapists, Non-Profit Organizations, and anyone who works with or who is engaged in raising boys are highly encouraged to attend this one day event! - Resources - Raffle Giveaways Scheduled Day & Hours of the Summit Thursday, December 3, 2020, 730 am-430 pm Friday, December 4, 2020, 800 am-315 pm REGISTRATION IS FREE! https//www.eventbrite.com/e/man-cave-2020-helping-boys-thrive-fatherhood-summit-tickets-120138735191
Your Journey Together Parent Workshophttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/humanservices/3711Your Journey Together Parent WorkshopOnline11/17/2020 11:00:00 PM12/9/2020 12:00:00 AMGP0|#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 ​For Early Head Start and Head Start Parents •Strengthen your family’s social and emotional development •Learn how to cope with life’s challenges •Take care of the emotional well-being of your entire family for a lifetime of healthy relationships! •Wonderful giveaways! Workshop dates are November 17, November 24, December 1, and December 8. https//meet.lync.com/cityofphoenix-phoenix/meryl.warda/6C9M8TW4


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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