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.

HEAP Office Relocates

2016-2017 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 featured our clients and their stories.

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

CEOGC participates in the Cuyahoga County Annual Fathers Walk

This Thursday was no ordinary day for students at CEOGC's Head Start centers. Fathers and father figures from all over Northeast Ohio accompanied their children to school as they participated in the Cuyahoga County Annual Fathers Walk event. The kids were ecstatic....

CEOGC Staff Spotlight: Wesley Allen is Cleveland’s Next Best Act

Here at CEOGC we take pride in investing in others, nurturing success and transforming lives of the many clients we service in the community. However, our mission doesn't end there; we also provide the same for our own employees. Behind the scenes of the daily...

It’s Not How You Start, It’s How You Finish

We often hear the testimonials of CEOGC's Head Start program and what it does for the children who are a part of it but the program also has a profound impact on the parents. For Shayla Ivezzy, the impact left from her experience with our high-quality Head Start...

CEOGC’s HEAP Office Implements New & Improved System

We've heard your concerns, so we're implementing a new phone number and online scheduling option for clients utilizing our HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program). The new phone number (216) 350-8008, goes live on September 1st, and has more than 20 lines open at one...

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