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Hancock County
  Early Head Start/ Head Start & Pre-K


On November 18, 2016, Hancock County Early Head Start/ Head Start & Pre-K hosted their annual Walk-A- Thon at Elmer J. Warren Stadium.  The event began at 11:00 a.m. and ended approximately at 1:00 p.m. Parents, community members, district employees and many more gathered to participate in the walk.  Head Start staff and parent volunteers signed up the Walk-A-Thon and each participant was given an official number. (Read more...)

Thanksgiving Feast/Parent Meeting

On Thursday, November 17, 2016, Hancock County Early Head Start/ Head Start & Pre-K held our annual Thanksgiving Feast/Parent Meeting.  The meeting was led by Mrs. Gladys Jones, Parent Committee Member and Policy Council Secretary.  We were embraced by a warm welcome from Mrs. T. Nolley& Mrs. D. Jackson class. (Read more...) 


Enrollment Requirements
  • Complete Application
  • Child’s Social Security Card
  • Child’s Birth Certificate
  • Copy of Medical Insurance Card
  • Proof of Family’s Income
  • Proof of Family’s Residence
  • Current Physical/ Health Records
  • Copy of Child’s Immunization Record (Form 3321)

On-Going Recruitment

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Early Head Start/ Head Start & Pre-K

School Hours

8:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.
    Monday - Friday


The Hancock County Early Head Start & Head Start/Pre-K program vision is to educate families and children by providing a diverse learning experience


Philosophy, Goals, and Objectives

Hancock County Head Start Program is based on the premise that all children share certain needs and can benefit from a comprehensive developmental program focusing on promoting school readiness through positive social and education skills. This program is tailored to fit the needs of the local community and families involved as well as to maximize the unique experiences of each child’s desire to become lifelong learners.  Head Start supports and encourages parental involvement and provides comprehensive services to enhance family development in the following areas: Health, Mental Health, Disabilities, Literacy, Nutrition, Education, Transportation, Family Support, Community Partnerships, and Parent Involvement. [Read more]