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Head Start and Early Head Start

Due to COVID-19 we have made modifications to our program options. See below for more detail.

Community Action Head Start and Early Head Start programs offer high-quality early childhood education to children ages birth to age five who live in Washington County. 

Head Start and Early Head Start programs provide comprehensive services to enrolled children and their families. These services include health screenings, nutrition, social services, and other family resources based on your family's individual situation.

Families whose income is less than 100 percent of the current federal poverty guidelines are prioritized, though all families regardless of income are welcome to apply.

We also welcome children with special needs and children who are learning English.


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Program Options

Full Day Full Year Programs*

  • Hillsboro Child Development Center (HCDC) EHS and Full Year Pre-K
  1. Classes will be held in-person for 2021-2022 school year beginning in September
  • Home Based
  1. Home visits will be virtual from September 2021 through December 2021
  2. We will update soon if we are able to resume in-person home visits beginning in January 2022
  • Coffee Creek (Coffee Creek Correctional Facility)
  1. Classes will be held in-person for 2021-2022 school year beginning in September

Part-day Pre-K  & Duration Classrooms*

  • Head Start classrooms in public schools, Garden Home Recreation Center, Beaverton Child Development Center (BCDC) and the Part-Day Pre-K classroom in HCDC
  1. Classes will be held in-person for 2021-2022 school year beginning in September

*The above plans are all subject to change as community circumstances develop


Policy Council

Policy Council is an elected group of Head Start parents who share the responsibility of program governance with the Board of Directors and Community Action staff.