Give Your Child a Head Start

We are now enrolling for the 2018-19 preschool year. CALL TODAY TO ENROLL: (216) 589-9922 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. To learn more about the talented team members that lead the Head Start Centers click here.

2017-2018 Report to the Community

We’re happy to share what we’re doing with the community! Find out about our programs, partnerships and community impact. In this report, we feature our deep ties to the Greater Cleveland community.

HEAP Office Relocates

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 2018-2019 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

Allied Universal Partners with CEOGC for Recruitment Day

The Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland will once again collaborate with Allied Universal to host its first Recruitment Day event of the new year. This will the fifth time Allied Universal has partnered with CEOGC in the last two years. The...

CEOGC Staff Spotlight: Meet Kathy Stouffer

Here at the Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland, there are many key components that allow this agency to run smoothly. Some people are front and center and their impact can be seen day to day, while others play the background and allow their impact...

CEOGC honored with Bright Spot Award

The Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland has been recognized with the Bright Spot Award by the National Head Start Association (NHSA), for continuously being an example of high-quality service to the community in Cuyahoga County. CEOGC joins nine...

The Council for Economic Opportunities’ impact 2015

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Number of Head Start children + families enrolled

Residents received assistance and/or development coaching