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.

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Read-up on the history of Head Start

Do you know how the Head Start program came to be? Check-out this great Powerpoint presentation on the history of Head Start.… read more

Congressman Matheson Congratulates Head Start On 50th Anniversary

U.S. Representative Jim Matheson congratulated Head Start on our 50th anniversary by writing a letter of support. Rep. Matheson had this to say about Salt Lake CAP Head Start-   “Salt Lake City was one of the original pilot locations … read more