The children and families of the Waterford Head Start Program receive the highest quality and safe educational and other support services.


  • Individualized Learning
  • Quality Child/Staff Ratios
  • Structured Routines and Schedules
  • Develop School Readiness Skills
  • Culturally Diverse Activities
  • Fostering of Each Child’s Independence


  • Serves Children with Disabilities, Including Sever Disabilities
  • Screenings and Ongoing Assessments
  • Individualized Activities
  • Individual Education Plans
  • Coordination with School Districts
  • Parent Advocacy and Training

Health & Safety

  • Medical and Dental Case Management
  • Staff Certified in First Aid & CPR
  • Clean and Safe Environments


  • Daily Breakfast, Lunch and Snacks
  • Menus Developed by Registered Dieticians

Family Support Services

  • Promotion of Cultural Diversity
  • Promotion of Self Sufficiency through Partnership Agreements
  • Assistance with Accessing Community Resources and Services
  • Transportation may be Available for Children Meeting Eligibility Criteria of Agency or School District
  • Opportunities for Parent Engagement Activities