Head Start provides a developmentally appropriate education to children who otherwise would not have the opportunity to be prepared for kindergarten.  Head Start children obtain educational outcomes in language, literacy, numeracy, science, and social development.
Self Sufficiency
Head Start aims to guide families in creating goals which lead them on a path to living self-determined lives – including the freedoms of self-sufficiency.  Head Start is dedicated to promoting the empowerment of people by helping them to identify and capitalize on their strengths.
Head Start provides a comprehensive program of health services to each child by promoting preventative health and early intervention.  Families are provided skills, insights, and linkages needed to obtain ongoing health care.

Latest News

Get Ready for Bloom 2016!

The staff at Utah Community Action is in full Bloom mode, preparing for our annual gala fundraiser to benefit Head Start. It’s an exciting time of gathering silent auction items, finalizing seating charts, preparing the show and making sure each detail will meet our guests’ needs.

Bloom 2016 will be held on [...]

Head Start expands Application Intake dates

Head Start is accepting applications for students enrolling in the 2016-2017 school year. Due to increased demand, the program will hold several open application dates to help families enroll their preschool age children in this free kindergarten readiness program.

· July 19, 1-4pm: Kearns Library — 5350 S 4220 W
· July 28, [...]

Head Start encourages early enrollment this summer

Utah Community Action’s Head Start program is encouraging parents to register their children early for the 2016-2017 school year. Applications are being accepted this summer, and student slots are filling up quickly. Limited openings are available, and the program wants to ensure all eligible children are able to attend this free pre-school program.

“Head [...]