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.

Upcoming Events

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Stories of Progress + Success

CEOGC’s MOVERS Program Students Graduate onto Greater Things

Earlier this month, four students part of CEOGC's MOVERS program officially received their certification for completing the six-week program. Damon Cole, Ja'Naysha Harris, Jorden Smith and Tela Duling all completed the course and are preparing for success in their...

All Smiles on CEOGC’s First Day of School

Across Cuyahoga County, hundreds of CEOGC Head Start students waltzed into the classroom sporting fresh haircuts, new outfits, backpacks and BIG smiles as they prepared for their first official day of school. Excitement runs high for the majority of the students and...

Open Season for Open Houses

If you think the summer goes way faster than the winter months, you'd be right. Summer is almost over and school is getting ready to start in just a few short weeks. A new school year means new school supplies, new school outfits, new shoes and of course, new open...

Awards All Around For CEOGC Leadership Team

CEOGC takes an extreme amount of pride in the work we do in the community. The job comes with a rewarding feeling of achievement and care as we assist those living in poverty in Cuyahoga County and beyond. Sometimes rewards come in other ways as well. Dr. Jacklyn...

The Council for Economic Opportunities’ impact 2015

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Residents received assistance and/or development coaching