200 W. Washington St., 17th Floor
Phoenix, AZ 85003-1611
602-262-4040 Fax 602-495-7299
Enrolling Children Ages 0-5
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.
EARLY HEAD START HOME-BASED
This option provides services in the home environment for pregnant women and families with children under the age of 3. Families commit to weekly home visits and monthly play groups.
EARLY HEAD START CHILD CARE PARTNERSHIPS
This option provides services to children under the age of 3 in a Department of Economic Security contracted child care center. It requires parents to be working and/or attending school full-time.
HEAD START CENTER-BASED PRESCHOOL
This option provides services in a classroom setting for families with children 4 years old by September 1. Some sites accept children age 3 by September 1.