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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Third-Grade Class “Pays It Forward” to Summer Kindergarten Program

Salt Lake City, UT – June 9, 2016

Third-graders at Blessed Sacrament Catholic School participated in a “Pay It Forward” project, with proceeds benefitting Utah Community Action’s Head Start Summer Kindergarten program. The project, conceived by 3rd grade teacher Mrs. Melodie Franco, challenged students to take an initial “grant” of five dollars and turn it [...]

Community Health Clinics

Utah Community Action Head Start Community Health Clinics will be held in both June and July 2016. Children can receive no-cost health screenings (required for attending UCA Head Start). Join us!

June 24th, 2016

9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Catherine C. Hoskins Head Start

6447 W 4100 S


July 9th, 2016

9:00 am to [...]