Dallas Texas Head Start program.

Each year thousands of local children access the Head Start program in the greater Dallas area. Almost 50 centers operate across the region. All services that are offered to children and families are provided at no cost to the family. The non-profit locations in Dallas operate from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

A number of services and resources are offered by the Dallas Texas Head Start program. Low income children are able to get their health and nutritional needs met, at the same time as stimulating and developing a number of skills in them, including pre-reading skills as well as improving their self-esteem. Children who are part of the program will have full access to personal computers and be provided the training so that they can become adept at utilizing them as learning tools.

Both children and their families can benefit from Head Start. The program is also able to help address many of the needs of the low income child’s family as well as the student. The program encourages low income parents to become involved in their child’s education and the Head Start program will help families achieve self-reliance over the long term and ensure they gain their independence. Social services staff who are part of the various agencies and non-profits that administer Head Start will enroll parents in literacy, GED, and also English-as-a-second-language class. Counselors will be able to refer children to a large number of charities as well as social services providers in the Dallas Texas area, place the child’s parent in job training programs or community colleges and provide such additional services as substance abuse prevention education and referrals to medical care. Read more on the national Head Start program.

Details of the Dallas Head start programs

The Scholastic Early Childhood Program (SECP) - Ensures children in Head Start program enter public school with the knowledge they need to succeed in that environment.

 

 

 

 

Health and dental care -The Head Start program in Dallas is able to provide preventative health care, free childcare, information on and access to extended social services, and also services such as prenatal education services to the parents of toddlers and infants. If needed the head start program may be able to assist teenage parents in obtaining a medical home for herself and her child for healthcare. Health services administered also include dental exams and care. Find other local free Texas dental clinics.

Emergency assistance and referrals - A large number of diverse community resources in areas such as educational opportunities, emergency assistance, parenting classes, job and employment training and counseling are also provided. All members of a household, or any member that is considered to be an integral part of the family’s development, is included and may be able to receive a referral.

Locations of Head Start agencies in Dallas

To apply for the program, call or stop by at the locations below.

AM Brooks Head Start Center
6502 Military Parkway, Dallas Texas 75227
call (214) 275-2050

Bachman Head Start Center
3641 West Northwest Highway, Dallas Texas 75220
P: 214.357.5782

Brookhaven Head Start Center
3939 Valley View Lane, Farmers Branch TX 75244
972-331-9565

Davids' Place Head Start Center
1000 South Carroll Avenue, Dallas Texas 75223

East Dallas Head Start Center
4220 Junius Street, Dallas TX 75246 (214) 824-2525

Ferguson-Oates Head Start Center
2345 Oates Drive Dallas Texas 75228 P: 214.324.2831

Gannon Head Start Center
3950 Gannon Lane, Dallas TX 75237 P: 972.283.7700

Grand Prairie Head Start Center
550 S. Carrier Parkway, Suite 500 Grand Prairie TX 75051 P: 972.237.4434

 

 

 

Jerry R. Junkins Head Start Center
650 Lee Street, Mesquite TX 75149 phone (972) 502-2400

Lake June Head Start Center
9030 Lake June Road, Dallas Texas 75217 P: 214.398.9696

Lakewest Head Start Center
3737 Goldman St., Suite 100 Bldg B Dallas TX 75212
Phone 214.267.0524

Lancaster Kiest Head Start
3200 S. Lancaster Road, Suite #301- #308 Dallas TX 75216
P: 214.374.5533

Margaret H. Cone Head Start Center
2919 Troy Street, Dallas Texas 75210

Robbie Wilkerson Jones Head Start Center
1920 Walnut Plaza, Carrollton Texas 75006

Roseland Homes Head Start Center
2011 North Washington Avenue, Dallas TX 75204
P: 972.284.0040 I F: 972.284.0045

Science Place II Head Start Center
1620-1st Avenue, Dallas Texas 75210

Socorro Gonzales Head Start Center
2525 Lucas Drive, Dallas Texas 75219
dial 214-443-4230

Sunnyview Head Start Center
2927 Stag Road, Dallas Texas 75241 P: 214.372.3051 I F: 214.372.8421

West Garland Head Start Center
3709 West Walnut Street, Garland Texas 75042
dial (972) 485-1140

Early Head Start @ Bachman
3641 W Northwest Hwy Dallas, TX 75220

Early Head Start @ Garland
4580 W Buckingham Rd Garland, Texas 75042

Early Head Start @ Jubilee Home Base PALS
4603 Gurley Ave, Dallas, TX 75223 dial (214) 331-3880

Early Head Start @ Lakewest
3737 Goldman St., Suite 100 Bldg B Dallas TX 75212 call (214) 267-0524

Early Head Start @ Margaret H. Cone
2919 Troy Street, Dallas Texas 75210

Clifton Early Childhood School
3950 Pleasant Run Road, Irving TX 75038 P: 972.261.2828

Kinkeade Early Childhood School
2333 Cameron Place, Irving Texas 75060
call (972) 273-6500

Pierce Early Childhood School
901 North Britain Road, Irving Texas 75061
Call (972) 600-3700

Anderson ChildCareGroup Center
625 East Ave. B, Garland, TX 75040
phone 972-276-6508

Bock ChildCareGroup Center
407 W. 10th Street, Dallas Texas 75208

Landauer ChildCareGroup Center
4539 Munger Avenue, Dallas TX 75204

Martin Luther King Jr. ChildCareGroup Center
2922 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Building D Dallas Texas 75215

Mi Escuelita Buckner Center
5200 South Buckner Boulevard, Dallas TX 75227

Mi Escuelita Cockrell Hill Center
4031 West Clarendon Drive, Dallas Texas 75211
phone number (214) 521-2840

Mi Escuelita Crossover Center
4231 Maple Avenue, Dallas TX 75219 call (214) 526-0220

Mi Escuelita St. Matthews Center
1609 North Henderson Avenue, Dallas Texas 75206
phone(214) 828-6226

Mi Escuelita Wesley-Rankin Center
3100 Crossman Avenue, Dallas TX 75212 phone 214-742-6674

Arcadia Park Elementary School
1300 N Justin Ave, Dallas, Texas 75211

Leslie A. Stemmons Elementary School
2727 Knoxville St, Dallas, Texas 75211

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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