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

Erin Trenbeath-Murray Speaks on a Panel at the National Head Start Association Leadership Conference

Our CEO, Erin Trenbeath-Murray spoke on a panel about Innovation at the National Head Start Association Leadership Conference in Washington DC.


University of Utah Scholarship Available to our Alumni

Are you a Salt Lake CAP Head Start Alumni and pursuing your undergraduate degree at the University of Utah? If you answered yes and are looking for a scholarship opportunity, please consider applying:

Now Accepting Applications!

Salt Lake CAP Head Start Scholarship…
Available to entering freshmen and continuing University of Utah students who participated [...]

Salt Lake CAP’s Housing Program Makes Impact on Families on the Verge of Homelessness!

A roof over your head doesn’t mean a trip to the shelter.  Salt Lake Community Action Program, in partnership with The Road Home and United Way’s 2-1-1, has began a Pilot Program for Housing Diversion.  Families that appear at the homeless shelter’s door step are asked a series of questions at in-take, if they are identified [...]