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