Head Start

Head Start is a US Department of Health and Human Services program for early childhood education, health, and nutrition for children from low income families. The program promotes school readiness for children ages 0-5.

Early Learning: Children’s readiness for school and beyond is fostered through individualized learning experiences. Through relationships with adults, play, and planned and spontaneous instruction, children grow in many aspects of development. Children progress in social skills and emotional well-being, along with language and literacy learning, and concept development

Health: Each child’s perceptual, motor, and physical development is supported to permit them to fully explore and function in their environment. All children receive health and development screenings, nutritious meals, oral health and mental health support. Programs connect families with medical, dental, and mental health services to ensure that children are receiving the services they need.

Family Well-Being: Parents and families are supported in achieving their own goals, such as housing stability, continued education, and financial security. Programs support and strengthen parent-child relationships and engage families around children’s learning and development.


Application for Participation - Printable version
Application for Participation - Online version

Medical Care Emergency Consent Form
Medical Care Emergency Consent Form (Spanish)

Permission for Program Activities
Permission for Program Activities (Spanish)

Emergency Contact Information
Emergency Contact Information (Spanish)


Danville Center

700 Industrial Street
Danville, AR 72833

(479) 495-2999

Hector Center

11529 SR 27
Hector, AR 72843

(479) 284-0088

Dardanelle Center

1315 North 2nd Street
Dardanelle, AR 72834

(479) 477-3045

Mena Center

606 Pine Street
Mena, AR 71953

(479) 385-5091

Perry Center

309 7th Avenue
Perry, AR 72125

(501) 662-4652

Morrilton Center

100 Dr. Robert Fiser Dr
Morrilton, AR 72110

(501) 289-6139
(501) 289-6158

Melton Ozark Center

609 N. 29th Street
Ozark, AR 72949

(479) 667-0481

Coal Hill Center

102 N. Main Street
Coal Hill, AR 72832

(479) 497-1373

Clarksville Center

700 Cline Road
Clarksville, AR 72830

(479) 705-0707
(479) 705-0708

Russellville Center

507 N. Elmira
Russellville, AR 72802

(479) 498-6578

Paris Center

200 West Academy
Paris, AR 72855

(479) 963-1441

Administration Office

2707 E. H Street
Russellville, AR 72802

(479) 219-5292


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Telephone: (479) 219-5292

FAX: (479) 219-5296

2707 East H Street

Russellville, AR 72802