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Head Start/Early Head Start

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Chattanooga Head Start / Early Head Start is a nationally recognized leader in providing high quality comprehensive child and family development services. By collaborating with community partners and supporting personal and professional development, we positively impact the lives of children, families, staff and our community.\

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Who We Are:

Head Start / Early Head Start is a Federal program for preschool children from low-income families. The program is operated by local non-profit organizations in almost every county in the United States. Children who attend participate in a variety of educational activities.

They also receive free medical and dental care, have healthy meals and snacks, and enjoy playing indoors and outdoors in a safe environment. Head Start / Early Head Start strives to help all children succeed and services are offered to meet the special needs of children with disabilities. The program serves children 6 weeks to 4 years of age, who meet the Federal income guidelines.


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Our Centers

Avondale Center (HS/EHS)
2302 Ocoee Street, Chattanooga, TN 37406 (map)
Ph: (423)643-6500 Fax: (423)424-1035

Cedar Hill Center (HS/EHS)
4701 Divine Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37407 (map)
Ph: (423)867-3236 Fax: (423)867-2756

Daisy Center (HS/EHS)
9531 Ridge Trail Road, Soddy Daisy, TN 37379 (map)
Ph: (423)643-6460 Fax: (423)847-9256

For more information or an appointment to fill out an enrollment application, please call (423)493-9750.

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