Head Start San Joaquin
(209) 468.4933 • Staff Directory
Since its launch in 1965, the national Head Start program has been supporting low-income children and families with a comprehensive array of services designed to prepare children for school. Over that time it has served more than 30 million children, including children and families of San Joaquin County.
The comprehensive services provided through Head Start and Early Head Start services include:
• Health, development and behavior screening;
• Social and emotional health;
• Family goal-setting;
• Social services;
• Transition services; and
• Services for children with disabilities
San Joaquin County Office of Education (SJCOE) was funded in July 2015 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Head Start to provide Head Start and Early Head Start services in San Joaquin County.
SJCOE’s Head Start San Joaquin (HSSJ) program provides Head Start services to eligible children from birth to age five and pregnant women through a partnership with local school districts and non-profit organizations. The following HSSJ partners will provide direct services to children and families:
• Child Abuse Prevention Council of San Joaquin County
• Creative Child Care, Inc.
• Lodi Unified School District
• Stockton Unified School District
• Family Resource & Referral Center of San Joaquin
If you have any questions or concerns, please call (209) 468-4933 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Head Start San Joaquin wants to hear from you!
You can help improve your community by taking an online survey to share your thoughts on the challenges in San Joaquin County facing families with young children.
Fill out the community survey here.
Head Start San Joaquin is also holding a series of community forums in May 2017. For a list of dates and times for forums in Lodi, Tracy, Manteca, and Stockton, please refer to the following flyers:
Community Forum Flyer (English)
Community Forum Flyer (Spanish)
More information about preschool openings and other Head Start and Early Head Start services in San Joaquin County is available.
To see a list of preschool locations, please refer to the following document: List of Head Start preschool sites in San Joaquin County.
To learn more about applying to a Head Start preschool or other Head Start and Early Head Start programs, please call Family Resource & Referral Center at (209) 461-2970.
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Calendar of Events
To find out about community events, meetings, or other trainings involving Head Start San Joaquin, please refer to the following community events calendar.