EASTCONN administers Head Start, a comprehensive, federally funded program for income eligible preschool-age children and their families in Windham and Tolland counties. Center-based programs are available in Killingly, Plainfield, Putnam and Windham. A home-based program is available to families in Tolland County. Head Start incorporates a strong family involvement component, ensuring that families are involved in their child's education. Other benefits of Head Start include support with health, dental, nutrition and mental health needs.
Benefits: Head Start ensures children's readiness for school success. The program also increases parental knowledge about children's growth-and-development in order to support children's learning.
For more information about Head Start, please contact:
EASTCONN Administrative Offices & Conference Center
376 Hartford Turnpike
Hampton, CT 06247