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Head Start

The OHCAC Head Start is a free, developmentally appropriate preschool education and socialization program for income eligible 3, 4, and 5 year old children and their families.  Children with special needs are also eligible.  The program operates according to applicable Head Start and Ohio Department  of Jobs and Family Services  regulations. We strive to provide an environment where children feel safe and are encouraged to be active and creative explorers trying out their own ideas and thinking their own thoughts in areas that interest them.   The half day center option is available for children to attend a preschool classroom either in the morning or afternoon for 3 ½ hours Monday through Thursday.  Children attending the morning session are served an approved USDA breakfast. The afternoon session children receive lunch and a snack.

Our comprehensive program provides services to our families in the areas of Family Partnership, Transition, Education, Health and Nutrition, Intervention, Mental Health and Transportation. Our 24 classrooms enroll 825 children in the cities of Marion, Mt. Gilead, Mansfield, Shelby, Bucyrus and Galion located in Marion, Morrow, Richland and Crawford counties.

For enrollment information please contact the following County Offices:

Marion           740-387-1039 or 1-877-241-3427

Morrow          419-947-7045

Richland         419-589-3337 or 1-866-546-4315

Crawford        419-468-5121 or 1-800-854-4020

Please see the Family Income Guidelines for more information on what is needed for enrollment.