Arkansas Head Start Association

Address: 1400 West Markham, Suite 406
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: (501) 371-0740 Email: deanah@arheadstart.org Website: http://www.arheadstart.org/

The Arkansas Head Start Association is a non-profit organization working to ensure availability of comprehensive early childhood education and high-quality services for children and families.

Head Start programs serve low-income three and four year old children and their families. The purpose is to promote school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children through the provision of: educational, health, nutritional, social, other services.

There are 20 Head Start grantees in Arkansas serving 8,775 children and families.

Early Head Start (EHS) program serves low-income families with infants and toddlers and pregnant women. The purpose of EHS is to promote healthy prenatal outcomes for pregnant women, enhance the development of very young children, and promote healthy family functioning. There are 10 Early Head Start grantees serving 1,167 children and families.

Click Here for Map of Early Head Start Programs

Click Here for Map of Head Start Programs