Head Start Program
Head Start programs promote comprehensive early childhood education, health,nutrition, and family well-being services to low-income children and their families. Head Start provides services to children ages 3-5 and their families and Early Head Start provides services to pregnant mothers, infants, toddlers, and their families.
Save the Children’s expertise, when partnered with local families, agencies, and staff, creates a model that significantly benefits children and communities. Save the Children provides comprehensive, high quality early childhood education and family support services. In addition, we focus on early language development and literacy, as well as health, including nutrition and obesity prevention, and family literacy and education. Save the Children has long believed that knowledge, education and the development of community capacity have the longest impact on the well-being of children. We bring our commitment and experience working with low resource rural communities and our considerable staff expertise in the areas of early education, literacy, and health to the Head Start program.
Where We Work
Save the Children Head start operates in 9 counties in Western Arkansas including Conway, Franklin, Johnson, Logan, Perry, Polk, Pope, Scott, and Yell.
Early Head Start serves 232 children and families and Head Start serves 536 children and families.
Western Arkansas Administration Building:
2707 East H Street, Russellville, AR 72802
STC Head Start serves 80 children and families in St. Francis County, Woodruff County and Lee County AR.
Eastern Arkansas Office:
2022 East Broadway, Forrest City, AR
Jefferson Davis Parish Louisiana
STC Head Start serves 182 children in Jefferson Davis Parish.
Jefferson Davis Main Office:
306 S Lake Arthur Ave, Jennings, LA 70546
Rapides Parish Louisiana
STC Early Head Start serves 220 children and families and STC Head Start serves 612 children and families.
Rapides Administration Building
1335 Jackson Street, Alexandria, LA 71301
Sunflower County Mississippi
STC Early Head Start serves 190 children and families and 348 STC Head Start children and families.
Indianola Main Office
701 E Chapman Street; Indianola, MS 38751
Williston North Dakota
STC Head Start serves 85 children and families in Williston ND.
Williston Head Start Building
409 7th Avenue E, Williston, ND 58801