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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

Fathers and Father Figures in Forefront at Annual Fathers Walk

September is a great month for many reasons: the fall season begins, the Cleveland Browns are back in action and at the Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland, the annual Fathers Walk is held. Every year, each of our Head Start centers participates in...

CEOGC Job & Resource Fair Earns High Praise From Community

The Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland's Community Service team recently held its 2019 Community Job & Resource Fair on August 19. The 3rd Annual event was very successful, amassing over 300 attendees in total, including 84 vendors and more...

First Day of School Recap Video

The Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland's Head Start students began school yesterday and the excitement from both teachers and students was electrifying. Relive some of the moments from the first official day of the 2019-20 school year! Enjoy this...

Rain Rain Go Away; The First Day of School Starts Today!

Everyone loves summer. School's finished, the suns out and the pools are open--it's basically pure bliss and freedom from any and all schoolwork. But, despite the fun summer brings, there's nothing more exciting than the first day of school. Even though the students...

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