Early Childhood Education

Head Start

Get Started with Head Start

Head Start provides high-quality early childhood education services to preschoolers (children ages 3 to 5) and their families. Center-based services are provided Monday through Friday at two locations in Lincoln:

  • Health 360 Center:  2301 O Street | Lincoln, NE 68510 (adjoined to the Health 360 Clinic)
  • K Street Center: 1821 K Street | Lincoln, NE 68508 

Center-based services are also provided at Wahoo Elementary School in partnership with Wahoo Public Schools. 

Head Start programs: 

  • Promote school readiness
  • Support children in getting a Head Start on school
  • Provide health and nutrition services
  • Offer innovative child development services for all families
  • Provide parental assistance in identifying community support

Head Start began more than 50 years ago to address the need for early childhood education that is available to ALL families. Since then, we have been leading the way in developing innovative programs and solutions that work for children, families, and communities.

To apply for the program, please call (402) 875-9328 or (531) 739-3131 to set up an appointment, or click HERE and fill out an initial application.