Get Started with Head Start
Head Start provides high-quality early childhood education services to preschoolers (children ages 3 to 5) and their families. Center-based services are provided Monday through Friday at two locations in Lincoln:
- Health 360 Center: 2301 O Street | Lincoln, NE 68510 (adjoined to the Health 360 Clinic)
- K Street Center: 1821 K Street | Lincoln, NE 68508 (within the west wing of the Purdue University Global building)
- Head Start at North 33rd Street: 1035 N. 33rd Street | Lincoln, NE 68503
Center-based services are also provided at Wahoo Elementary School in partnership with Wahoo Public Schools.
Head Start programs:
- Promote school readiness
- Support children in getting a Head Start on school
- Provide health and nutrition services
- Offer innovative child development services for all families
- Provide parental assistance in identifying community support
Head Start began more than 50 years ago to address the need for early childhood education that is available to ALL families. Since then, we have been leading the way in developing innovative programs and solutions that work for children, families, and communities.
To apply for the program, please call (402) 875-9328 to set up an appointment, or click HERE and fill out an initial application.