Rhode Island HEAD START Association

Head Start is a nationally recognized leader in the field of early childhood education for providing innovative, high-quality services to the children and families who will most benefit from early education and comprehensive services.  Head Start and Early Head Start programs promote school readiness of pregnant women and children under 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