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Give your child a Head Start!
We are now enrolling for the 2019-2020 preschool year. CALL TODAY TO ENROLL: (216) 589-9922 All of our centers are 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. To learn more about the talented team members that lead the Head Start Centers click here.

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).

Enroll your child in Head Start for the 2019-2020 school year. Apply online now, or call (216) 589-9922. Give your child a Head Start today.

Check out what's coming up:

Click on the workshop to find out more. Then, make an appointment at one of our Neighborhood Opportunity Centers to register and to learn more about what the Council can offer you on your path to a better life. Take the first step with us today.

Stories of Progress + Success

CEOGC’s Father Engagement – A Delicious Event! The Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland held its annual Father Engagement Pancake Breakfast on December 14th and it was a major success. Fathers and father figures poured into CEOGC's Louis Stokes Head Start center...

CSBG Application Available for Review

The Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland (CEOGC) announces that its Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) application for program years 2020 and 2021 is available for review and comment Friday, December 6, 2019, through Friday, December 13, 2019....

CEOGC Releases 2018-2019 Report to the Community

The Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is happy to share its 2018-2019 report to the community. This report focuses on the impact CEOGC has on the lives of Cuyahoga County residents. You can view the report in its entirety here.

CEOGC Father Honored with Central Neighborhood Promise Award

The Council's Head Start program is home to some extraordinary children who will grow up to become world-changers. Teachers work hard to educate students in the classroom, but the foundation for the future of our young scholars begins at home. One CEOGC father is...

The Council for Economic Opportunities’ impact 2015

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Residents received assistance and/or development coaching

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