The North Carolina Head Start Association (NCHSA) represents 59 federally funded Head Start Grantees across North Carolina. This includes a Tribal (Cherokee) and Migrant programs, as well as community action, private non-profit, county government, board of education and single purpose agencies.
NCHSA programs serve over 17,900 at-risk preschool children and their families, as well as over 2,900 at-risk infants, toddlers, and their families.
Head Start programs partner with:
Head Start programs provide for educational, health, and dental services; mental health and nutrition screens; and ensure follow-up services are completed when needs are identified.