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?

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​​Family Education Events





Your Journey Together Parent Workshophttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/humanservices/3867Your Journey Together Parent WorkshopOnline - Skype2/25/2021 10:00:00 PM4/22/2021 11:00:00 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 Parents, guardians and families Join us to for a parent workshop!​ ​Stengthen 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! Classes are either Tuesdays or Thursday for four weeks and start on February 25, March 30, and April 1. Check out the Head Start Birth to Five website for details. ​​​​​ Human Services For Families (phoenix.gov) ​

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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