Give Your Child a Head Start

Head Start classroom seats are still available for the 2016-17 preschool year that begins
Tuesday, September 6, 2016.

All of our centers are four-and-five star rated by the State of Ohio’s Step Up to Quality initiative and are certified by PRE4CLE, the Cleveland Metropolitan School District’s quality preschool initiative. Our excellent teachers and staff are looking forward to working with you and your child to help you on your path to
living your best life.

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We Invest in People

We’ll meet with you to address any immediate needs then identify some life goals. Do you want to enroll your child in preschool to get him or her on a path to success early in life? Are you unemployed and looking for a job? Do you want to go back to school to get a college degree? Are you having trouble paying the bills and making ends meet?  Whatever your challenges are, we will work with you on solutions.

We Nurture Success

We provide health + dental screenings, emphasize the importance of nutrition + exercise, promote family engagement, teach new skills and will work with you to sharpen key abilities. We offer free workshops on topics from managing time better to improving self-esteem. We will encourage you to walk taller and prepare you to get the job you are seeking. We instill confidence, you can do it!

We Transform Lives

We are teachers, family development specialists, job coaches, case managers, nutritionists, program monitors and school bus drivers. We are someone to talk with and share your dreams.  We hope to inspire you, and we are rooting for your success. Take the first step today, and meet with a family development specialist to discover how, together, we can develop your plan for a brighter future so that all of Greater Cleveland succeeds, one very important person at a time (that’s YOU).

Stories of Progress + Success

Our Sight is Set on your Child’s Future Featuring Thelma Bizzell

The Council’s Head Start Site Administrators are the backbone of our early childhood learning program and are some of the hardest working and most dedicated individuals serving children and families in our Greater Cleveland community. The Our Sight is Set On...

Head Start Center Open House Schedule

Come see what our high-quality Head Start Centers have to offer you! Meet the Site Administrators, teachers, tour the classrooms, have some refreshments and see how Head Start can benefit your entire family. Choosing a Head Start preschool experience is one of THE...

Our Sight is Set On Your Child’s Future Featuring Fatu Saleem

The Council’s Head Start Site Administrators are the backbone of our early childhood learning program and are some of the hardest working and most dedicated individuals serving children and families in our Greater Cleveland community. The Our Sight is Set On...

Check Out Our Job Board and Share it with a Friend

Remember to visit our site often, especially on Tuesdays when we post a fresh list of jobs that are available in Greater Cleveland. The list includes industries such as: customer service, education, finance, health, hospitality, manufacturing, social service and...

 

The Council for Economic Opportunities’ impact 2014

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Residents received assistance and/or development coaching