Home-based Head Start

Home-based Head Start at The Family Conservancy


Head Start in Your Home

You and your child may be eligible to receive comprehensive Head Start services in your own home. With Home-based Head Start, a home visitor comes once a week to collaborate with parents to provide a high-quality, developmentally-appropriate education for their child/ren. The home visitor and parent partner to ensure the child and family is healthy and ready to succeed in school and life. They utilize the home environment to strengthen parent-child interactions while establishing daily routines and to foster social-emotional skills. Parents build leadership skills and learn about community resources while their children interact with other children during monthly socializations.

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Home-based Head Start Eligibility

To be eligible for Home-based Head Start services from The Family Conservancy, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Live in one of the following Missouri counties: Clay, Platte or Jackson.
  • Be income-eligible, receiving public assistance (TANF or SSI) or experiencing homelessness.
  • Have a child with a diagnosed disability.
  • Children in foster care placements are eligible.

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