Rhode Island Head Start Association

Head Start provides innovative, high-quality, comprehensive early childhood education and services to children and families so that every child can reach their full potential, regardless of their circumstances. Head Start and Early Head Start programs promote school readiness, and services are designed to support children from before birth until they reach age five. 


You may be eligible for Head Start enrollment if your family meets one or more of the following:


• Income at or below the Federal Poverty Level

• Receiving Public Assistance:


           •SSI (child)

           •RI Works