Give Your Child a Head Start

Head Start classroom seats are still available for the 2016-17 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.

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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

Ohio State University, Council team up to promote healthy habits

With a catchy song and dance and a few games, Kelly Parker, a representative from Ohio State University, made healthy eating fun for a dozen 3-5 year olds. Parker is part of the Northeast Ohio Regional Farm to School Workshop that’s run through OSU. She visited...

Annual Pancake Breakfast encourages fatherhood involvement

The annual Merlin L. Hayes Pancake Breakfast, sponsored by the Council for Economic Opportunities drew quite a crowd to the Hilton Garden Inn in Downtown Cleveland. The yearly event encourages fatherhood involvement by inviting men to bring their children to eat a...

It’s not too late to enroll your child in Head Start, we are always accepting new students. Apply online now, or call (216) 589-9922. Give your child a Head Start today.

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The Council for Economic Opportunities’ impact 2015

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Residents received assistance and/or development coaching